National Park Service Recruiting Amtrak Guides

The National Park Service will hold a volunteer recruiting session on Saturday February 4 at 1pm in the Erie Canalway/Peebles Island Visitor Center at 1 Delaware, Avenue, Cohoes or on Sunday February 26 at 1pm at Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites at 4097 Albany Post Road in Hyde Park.

Volunteers are provided uniforms and training on the history of the area, then are scheduled aboard the Adirondack or Maple Leaf trains to present various educational programs about the significant examples of the natural, cultural, and historical resources of each route.

Three national parks represented along the train routes are Roosevelt-Vanderbilt National Historic Sites, Saratoga National Historical Park (the Battlefield) and Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor.

Email or call Volunteer Manager, Joe LaLumia at [email protected] (518) 573-8628 to reserve your seat and learn more about this exciting volunteer opportunity. Visit the National Park Service Trails and Rails website.

One thought on “National Park Service Recruiting Amtrak Guides

  • November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

    This is right up there with the idea of handing out leaflets of local attractions on Greyhound buses.

    The places that travelers look at online to plan trips (I Love NY, for example) are half empty. Whole counties in upstate NY apparently have no historic sites, no place to buy gas or get a bite to eat.

    The passengers on those Amtrak trains have already planned their trips.


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