National Park in Winter

What do park/forest rangers do in the winter? National and State Park rangers still have a lot to do once the busy Summer tourist season winds down. From maintaining trails to building winter-specific boundaries, area patrol responsibilities, general emergencies, and more…generally with more limited staff than in the Summer, these guys really work hard to make sure we can have fun and be safe while enjoying the parks all Winter long.

Thanks to TV 6 in Michigan, here’s a great insiders look at what these guys are up to in the Winter months:

Know a park ranger who works hard all winter? Give ’em props by thanking them in the comments below!

Photo Credit: Main image, courtesy of Joanne via Flickr.