Wilderness Stewardship Project Lone Peak


The next WSP volunteer day is on Saturday, October 5th, we will be hiking in the Lone Peak Wilderness and will help the Salt Lake Rangers District to perform trail maintenance and restoration. We are still determining what trail to perform maintenance and restoration on. 

Where to meet: Save Our Canyons banner at the Little Cottonwood Park and Ride at 8:45 a.m. 

Gear and clothing: Wear long pants, hiking boots or closed toe shoes with good tread, hat or sunglasses, enough water to last the day and a lunch. We will provide a snack and sunscreen. 

*This event will requires moderate to advanced physical ability.  

If you have questions please contact our Education and Stewardship Coordinator, Luke at 

This program comes from the recognition that our local wilderness areas are being gradually degraded by overuse. Our project recognizes that many of those who love and visit the canyons lack a functional understanding of the critical importance of the Wasatch Mountain watershed and the sensitivity of this landscape to external pressures. As advocates who have worked to protect these mountains and canyons through policy measures for nearly four decades, Save Our Canyons recognizes our responsibility to actively care for this landscape by helping to maintain it and by educating those who use it. The purpose of this project is to educate new generations about the importance of wilderness designations and to give back to our wilderness areas by actively working to maintain them. Our trail work will include such activities as: trail maintenance, rehabilitating and restoring sensitive areas, packing out garbage, and dispersing unsanctioned hardened sites such as camps and campfires.

With 1,800 native plant and animal species in the Wasatch, most being found in designated wilderness areas, we take our responsibility of caring for these areas seriously. It is our goal that each year we focus on one wilderness area in the central Wasatch Mountain Range to maintain, restore, and create an education plan to educate the public.