Dakota County Parks

Lebanon Hills Regional Park - Trails By Candlelight - Feb. 28, 2020 - CANCELLED - Trails By Candlelight - Luminary Take-Down Volunteer

General Description

The parties over but we still have things for you to do. Help us take down luminaries that were used the night before. This event is a self-service event so feel free to start collecting what luminaries you can when you arrive on site. Free snacks and hot drinks will be available to all volunteers.


Bring a:

  • Paper grocery bag, you’ll be collecting the paper luminary bags from along the trails (you can leave the sand) and composting them (put them in the organics collection container inside the Lebanon Hills Visitor Center).
  • Plastic grocery bag for any wax candles left (put in the regular trash when done)



Lebanon Hills Visitor Center

860 Cliff Road

Eagan, MN 55123

(Driving directions)


Saturday, February 29

9 a.m. - 12 p.m.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Help take down over 1200 luminaries
  • This event will be outside, so dress accordingly


Minimum Qualifications

  • All ages are welcome
  • Anyone under 16 years of age requires adult supervision


Minimum Time Commitment

2-3 hours


Activity Level

Easy - May include light work or walking short distances over relatively level terrain. Comfortable shoes recommended.


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: garrett.zaffke@co.dakota.mn.us



Schedule Summary

This activity generally occurs on

  • Thursday - Evening, Through the night