After 10 years of passionate dedication to our organization, Executive Director and Project Manager Christopher Ingui will be transitioning to a new adventure next month, as he dedicates himself fully to becoming a Landscape Architect while helping teach at Rutgers Uni...

A dozen of our crew members have been with us from the start, and they have many a tale to tell about how we've grown. In 2010, the concept of the 'Jolly Rovers Trail Crew' was nascent, stemming from work being done on the highly technical Bear Mountain Trails Project...

"The Jolly Rovers set a great example of how to engage volunteers so work is enjoyable and they return."

The Lenape Steps project is our most challenging project yet. Learn more about why, and what to expect when you visit the completed project.

In June of 2019, Leigh Draper joined the Rovers’ Board of Directors. Leigh met the Jolly Rovers when they descended upon Teatown to provide a very early version of access to iconic places. The crew transformed one of the most loved trails at Teatown. The stairs were an...

L. heard about the Jolly Rovers the old-fashioned way – through a Google search for 'trail crews Hudson Valley'. He had volunteered for the NYNJTC before to adopt a trail in the Catskills, and later in Fahnestock State Park, but wanted to work with a group. L. hadn't d...

In 2015, Artie Hidalgo decided he wasn't busy enough. After retiring from the MTA five years earlier, he began increasing the amount of time he volunteered with local groups near his Poughkeepsie home. As a founding member of the Jolly Rovers Trail Crew (jollyrovers.or...

June 9, 2019

In this inaugural crew member profile, David Chase's journey to the Rovers is described, complete with quotes from him as to what makes this crew so unique.

May 3, 2018

On April 7, 2018 the Jolly Rovers proudly welcomed two new board members into our organization,s leadership. While both Emily Hague and Matthew Decker have served as valued crew members for the last 5 years, they have also been spending their entire professional lives...

April 30, 2018

"Working with the Rovers I found a great group of people doing extraordinary things in beautiful places." -Adam Mackiwiez, Rover Recruit 

Joining the Rovers has always been a journey for every person that chooses to enlist and wear "the colors." Starting every Apri...

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