SGPA is dedicated to preserving and enlarging our park. This only happens through the efforts of many dedicated volunteers. If you would like to help keep this wonderful resource in great shape for everyone to enjoy, please join us on some of our outings.

Opportunities abound, including everything from clearing downed trees, to pulling up invasive plants, or watering and tending our butterfly and pollinator garden.

Trail Maint3

Trail Maintenance

The modern trail system on the Giant was laid out by Norman Greist (left) and Richard Elliott (right). The 11 trails were built in 1957-1960 thanks to the dedication of Greist and Elliott and their hardworking volunteers. Over thirty miles of backwoods trails touch all the major features of the Giant. In 1977 the Sleeping… Continue reading Trail Maintenance

Environmental Stewardship

To help protect and preserve the natural resources of our park SGPA has formed the Environmental Stewardship Committee. The mission of the Environmental Stewardship Committee of the SGPA is to maintain the vitality and biodiversity of the Park lands through monitoring and management practices that will ensure high quality recreational opportunities and provide suitable habitat… Continue reading Environmental Stewardship