Fire Mitigation Work Schedule

2020 Fire Mitigation Workdays Announced!

IMPORTANT!: All new and prospective volunteers at Cheyenne Mountain State Park must complete the Volunteer Application on the website of the State Park. Within the application, you may select multiple areas of volunteer interest. To be connected with the Cheyenne Mountain State Park Fire Mitigation crew lead, Ralph Cadwallader, please indicate this within the Interests listing. You may also contact Ralph directly at

The existing fire/fuel mitigation crew eagerly welcomes new recruits, and look forward to sharing the fun and satisfaction of making the park a safer place fire wise for us all to enjoy.
We typically meet at the Maintenance Facility at the “top of the park”. Mitigation Days will typically start at 8:30AM or 9:00AM, depending on time of year and weather. End times are scheduled typically at 2:30PM.  
On work days, please wear long pants, sturdy work boots/shoes, gloves, eye protection, plenty of water and a snack or lunch. Depending on the weather, consider rain gear, sunscreen, insect repellant, a hat, and a jacket.

If you are interested in joining the Fire/Fuel Mitigation crew, please complete the Volunteer Application form on the State Park website, or contact Jeanette Lara at Being a member of the Fire/Fuel Mitigation crew, you will receive emails announcing upcoming work days requesting your confirmation if you will be able to attend.The crew is always lead by trained experienced crew leaders.

    2020 Fire/Fuel Mitigation Schedule 
(Strikethrough = Cancelled)

March 11, 17, 19, 23, 31 – All March sessions run 8:30am to 1:30pm

April 3, 8, 14, 16, 20, 28 – All April sessions run 8:30am to 1:30pm

May 2, 8, 13, 19, 21 – All May sessions run 8:00am to 2:00pm

June 9, 24, 30 – All June sessions run 8:00am to 1:30pm

July 7, 11, 17, 22, 28 – All July sessions run 7:30am to 1:30pm

August 11, 15, 19, 21 – All August sessions run 7:30am to 1:30pm

September 15, 19, 25, 30 – All September sessions run 7:30am to 1:30pm

October 8, 12, 20, 24 – All October sessions run 8:30am to 2:00pm

** Additional days may be scheduled depending on priorities and needs.