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Campground hosts sought: USFS

The Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests are looking for volunteers who are enthusiastic about sharing the benefits of National Forest System Lands with visitors! Multiple openings for campground hosts across the forest are available.

The Lochsa/Powell Ranger District has openings at the Powell Campground and Wilderness Gateway Campground. Powell Campground is located one hour west of Missoula, Montana. It is within walking distance of the Lochsa Lodge and the Powell Ranger Station. There are electric hookups available here. The Wilderness Gateway Campground is the largest campground along the Highway 12 corridor. It is located one hour east of Kooskia or two hours west of Missoula.

The typical host season for these campgrounds is mid-May thru mid-September. For information, contact Buffie Cerutti at bcerutti or 942-3113.

On the Selway River, the Moose Creek Ranger District has an opening for hosts at the O’Hara Campground.

This is the largest campground on the Selway River and is a short distance from the Historic Fenn Ranger Station. This volunteer position runs from mid-May thru mid-September. For information, contact Buffie Cerutti at or 942-3113.

On the North Fork District opportunities are available at the Kelly Forks Campground and Washington Creek Campgrounds. These campgrounds are approximately two hours from Pierce, accessed from either Road 247 to the north of Pierce, or via Road 250 over French Mountain to Road 247. These host opportunities run from approximately July 1 thru Sept. 30.

For information about these volunteer opportunities contact Kearstin Edwards, Natural Resource Specialist at or by phone: 476-8344.

Duties and other details are listed online at the combined forests website: http://www. FSEPRD492479.


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