The Upstate Trail Corps

The Upstate Trail Corps builds and improves trails throughout the Upstate in partnership with AmeriCorps and the Palmetto Conservation Foundation.  The Corps has lots of exciting projects lined up for the 2023-24 program year, including, but not limited to:

  • A rebuild of the iconic Dismal Trail in Caesar’s Head State Park.
  • A new multi-use trail being constructed in Greenville County’s David Jackson Park.
  • A new nature trail being built along the Tyger River in the City of Greer.


In addition to building trail, Upstate Trail Corps members also serve as mentors with Momentum Bike Clubs, promoting positive youth development and equitable usage of Upstate trails.

Upstate Trail Corps members receive a modest salary, health insurance, and an AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of a year of full-time service.  Applications will open for the 2024-25 program early next year.  If you or a young adult (18-26) you know are interested, please contact our Executive Director, Matthew Hudson-Flege, at