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North Carolina  (Rec'd: 6/25/2015)
Forest Name: National Forests in North Carolina, Uwharrie National Forest
Campground Name: Arrowhead Campground
Nearest Town: Troy, NC
Total Sites: 50
Start Date: Any time after May 1, 2015

General Comments about Campground:
RV and Tent Camping allowed.  One bathhouse for whole campground, both electric and non-electric campsites are available, the campground is open all year.  Facility cleaning, mowing, trash removal provided by a contractor.

Campground Services Provided:
Power, land line phone service, sewer and water hookup, storage shed, Volunteer Vest and Hat.

Fee envelopes, reservation signs, gloves, cleaning supplies, etc. supplied by the Forest Service. This is a volunteer position with no salary.

Host Duties:

Provide information and assistance to campers and monitor campground and enforce campground rules. Help with plumbing and electrical issues (general issues) until FS or repair person can get to the campground.

Assisting visitors in understanding campground fees and visitor regulations in a friendly and courteous manner.

Observing the condition of campground facilities and reporting items needing attention/maintenance to the Forest Service.

Incidental restocking toilet paper in restrooms and incidental cleaning of restrooms as necessary.

Performing incidental general cleanup of campsites, fire rings, & grills after visitors leave.  

Post campsite reservations as provided by Reserve America or the District Office.

Being present in the campground that will primarily include coverage on Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays.  Inform the District Office when you will not be available as host, so they can get coverage if needed.

Remove litter and debris from the Badin Lake Trail at least twice a month, starting at the Cove Boat Ramp point on the trail and ending at eastern edge of the Arrowhead Campground and remove  litter on the paved paths within the campground.

Help out with volunteer sign up and signing out of tools on volunteer work days.  Keeping track of the tools that are used by the volunteers that are stored in the shed at host site.

Ranger District Office Name and Address:
National Forests in North Carolina
Uwharrie National Forest
NC Hwy 24/27 East
Troy, North Carolina 27371

Ranger District Contact: Theresa Savery
Contact Telephone No: 910-576-6391 x 102
Contact E-Mail Address:

Position Availability:

Position Duration:
Minimum 6 months

The Uwharrie National Forest provides excellent fishing and hiking, motorized trails, mountain biking trails, equestrian trails, shooting range, hunting, picnic area with a shelter, boat ramp for motorized boats adjacent to campground on Badin Lake, canoeing and kayaking on the Uwharrie River and Badin Lake.  Approximately 1.5 hours from Charlotte,  1 hour from Greensboro, 1.5 hours from Winston-Salem, and 2 hours from Raleigh/Durham.  

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