LINCROFT— Love the Monmouth County Park System’s 120 trails and would like to be part of the Park System’s Trails Team?  Head over to the Thompson Park Annex Training Center, 53 Longbridge Road, Holmdel, on Saturday, March 12 from 9am-12noon and learn more about joining this dedicated group.  Prospective volunteers (age 16 and up) are invited to this free training workshop that serves as an introduction to Park System safety rules, tools and equipment and maintenance overview. All Trails Team members are required to attend an initial training session before volunteering. To register, please contact Melissa Kelly at (732) 842-4000 ext. 4283 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Trails Team member Mercedes Danevic of Atlantic Highlands

Held one or two Saturday mornings a month, trail work sessions are scheduled at various county parks throughout the season. During these trail work sessions, volunteers assist in maintaining old trails and constructing new ones. To learn more about the Trails Team and other Park System volunteer opportunities, please visit or call (732) 842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.