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Hardraw Force

Our volunteers who give their time to help look after the National Park are just as much a part of the National Park Authority as the staff and Members they work with.

Some enjoy learning new skills, meeting new people and making enduring friendships. Others love spending time in the beautiful Dales, sharing its wonders with others or helping to conserve and protect it. All of them can look back at the end of a day's work and take pride in the fact they have made a difference to the Yorkshire Dales.

Read more about what motivates our volunteers by clicking an image to read their story. 

If you would like to know more about getting involved yourself, please see our volunteering pages.