Thompson County Park: Trails By Candlelight - Jan. 11, 2019

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Dakota County

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.

Walk around the lake and through the woods on candlelight hiking and snowshoe trails, and plowed walking trails. Enjoy the park by flickering candlelight. A variety of snowshoe, hiking and walking trails will be lit with hundreds of candles. Warm up with hot cocoa and crackling bonfires. Volunteers are needed for a variety of projects and get a free thank you dinner voucher to use at the event.


Thompson County Park

360 Butler Avenue East, West St. Paul, MN 55118 ( Driving directions)

Friday, January 11

5:30 - 9 PM

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help answer questions guests might have
  • Be a friendly and welcoming face to our event goers
  • Start and tend bonfires during the event. Bonfires will be assigned two people per fire. If you wish to be paired up a certain person, please notify the County Volunteer Coordinator.
  • This opportunity will be outside, so dress accordingly

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must be able to display responsibility and sensibility around open fire pits
  • Must enjoy talking to and being around people

Minimum Time Commitment

3.5 hours

Activity Level

Medium - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Comfortable shoes recommended. Will be dealing with a potential harmful substance.

Contact Information

Garrett Zaffke | Community Relations and Volunteer Services Coordinator

Dakota County Communications

1590 Highway 55| Hastings, MN 55033

Direct: (651) 438-4635 | Fax: (651) 438-4405 | Email:

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Fri Jan 11, 2019
05:30 PM - 09:00 PM


Thompson County Park360 Butler AvenueWest St. Paul, MN 55118



  • Event Management


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 12
  • 3.5 hours

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