TKO recognizes that we are navigating health safety challenges we have never seen before.  With guidance from safety experts, medical ADVISORS and RECOMMENDATIONS from our land manager partners, we are engaging in limited in-person volunteer activities with a keen eye towards safe, healthy practices.  

Eagle Fern County Park Trail Party, November 10th, 2020

Eagle Fern County Park 27505 SE Eagle Fern Road, Eagle Creek, OR

Join us as we continue our work at beautiful Eagle Fern Park near Estacada. Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: 2 miles round trip Elev Crew Leader: Pat K., Elaine […]

Free

TKO Scout School – Trail Eyes webinar

Join TKO staff as we roll out a program that allows every hiker to report on the condition of their favorite trails. Trail Eyes. What are they, and how can […]

Free

Gorge 400 – Wahclella to Eagle – Trail Party (formerly Angels Rest)

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead J3M2+MM, Cascade Locks, OR

Seasonal Maintenance and brushing Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: Up to 3 milesElevation Gain: Up to 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Mostly tread and hinge maintenance In the […]

Free

Gorge 400 – Wahclella to Eagle – Trail Party

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead 45.634047, -121.948401, Cascade Locks, OR

Brushing and tread clearing. Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: Up to 3 milesElevation Gain: Up to 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Mostly tread and hinge maintenance In the […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Sebastian Trail Party

Cape Sebastian Viewpoint Hwy 101, Gold Beach, OR

We will be brushing a section of the Oregon Coast Trail, starting at the southern section of the Cape Sebastian trail. Crew Leader: JonHike Distance: 2 miles max.Elevation Gain: 500ftHike […]

Free

TKO Saw School – Swamp Lab – Cancelled

Cascade Head Trail - North Trailhead U.S. 101, Otis, OR

Receive introductory instruction on cross cut saw use! Crew Leaders: Josh Durham/Brandon TignerHike Distance: approx 1.5 milesElevation Gain: approx 500 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Receive introductory training on […]

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Gorge 400 – Wahclella to Eagle – Trail Party

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead Star Route, Cascade Locks, OR

Tread maintenance, brushing, drainage Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: Up to 3 milesElevation Gain: Up to 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Mostly tread and hinge maintenance In the […]

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CANCELLED: Oneonta Blasting Prep Saw Team

Oneonta West Trailhead 48636 Historic Columbia River Hwy, Corbett, OR

Saw team prepping for blasting by Forest Service personnel. Crew Leader: Guy HamblenHike Distance: Up to 4 milesElevation Gain: Up to 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: AdvancedWork Description: Saw team […]

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[POSTPONED] Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

Milo McIver State Park S. Springwater Road, Estacada, OR

Silver Falls State Park work, new trail development Crew Leader: Arthur MillsHike Distance: 1/4 to 1/2 mileElevation Gain: 0Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateIn the days of C-19 we ask for […]

Free

[POSTPONED] Gorge 400 – Wahclella to Eagle – Trail Party

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead J3M2+MM, Cascade Locks, OR

Eagle Creek fire trails recovery - brushing and tread work. Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: Up to 3 milesElevation Gain: Up to 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Mostly […]

Free

[POSTPONED] Oregon Coast Trail Party- Sitka Sedge State Natural Area

Sitka Sedge State Natural Area Sandlake Road, Cloverdale, OR

Join TKO as we repair and restore sections of trail damaged by recent wind storms. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx […]

Free

TKO Scout School – Trail Eyes Lab webinar

Join TKO staff as we roll out a program that allows every hiker to report on the condition of their favorite trails. Trail Eyes. What are they, and how can […]

Free

[POSTPONED] Oregon Coast Trail Party- Sitka Sedge State Natural Area

Sitka Sedge State Natural Area Sandlake Road, Cloverdale, OR

Join TKO as we repair and restore sections of trail damaged by recent wind storms. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx […]

Free

RESCHEDULED: Upper McCord/Elowah Falls Scouting Party

John B. Yeon Trailhead Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail, Cascade Locks, OR

Scouting and minor brushing CREW LEADER: Tom LovettHIKE DISTANCE: Up to 6 miles ELEVATION GAIN: Up to 1000 feetHIKE DIFFICULTY: ModerateWORK DIFFICULTY: ModerateWORK DESCRIPTION: Scouting and minor brushingSmall team to […]

Donation

Franklin Ridge Scouting

East Larch Mountain Road East Larch Mountain Road, Corbett, OR

Scouting Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: up to 6 milesElevation Gain: up to 2000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: scoutingIn the days of C-19 we ask for a little […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Sebastian Trail Party – CANCELLED

Cape Sebastian Viewpoint Hwy 101, Gold Beach, OR

We will be brushing a section of the Oregon Coast Trail, starting at the southern section of the Cape Sebastian trail. Crew Leader: JonHike Distance: 2 miles max.Elevation Gain: 500ftHike […]

[POSTPONED] Oregon Coast Trail Party- Sitka Sedge State Natural Area

Sitka Sedge State Natural Area Sandlake Road, Cloverdale, OR

Join TKO as we repair and restore sections of trail damaged by recent wind storms. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx […]

Free

[POSTPONED] Oregon Coast Trail Party- Sitka Sedge State Natural Area

Sitka Sedge State Natural Area Sandlake Road, Cloverdale, OR

Join TKO as we repair and restore sections of trail damaged by recent wind storms. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx […]

Free

[POSTPONED] Eagle Fern County Park Trail Party

Eagle Fern County Park 27505 SE Eagle Fern Road, Eagle Creek, OR

Join us as we continue our work at beautiful Eagle Fern Park near Estacada. Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: 2 miles round trip Elev Crew Leader: Pat K.Hike Distance: […]

Free

TKO Scout School – Trail Eyes Lab webinar

Join TKO staff as we roll out a program that allows every hiker to report on the condition of their favorite trails. Trail Eyes. What are they, and how can […]

Free

[POSTPONED] Gorge Trail 400 – Service Day with Portland State University

Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail - Tooth Rock Trailhead J3M2+MM, Cascade Locks, OR

Brushing and tread clearing CREW LEADER: Drew StockHIKE DISTANCE: Up to 3 miles ELEVATION GAIN: Up to 1000 feetHIKE DIFFICULTY: ModerateWORK DIFFICULTY: ModerateWORK DESCRIPTION: Clearing trail treadThis event is in […]

Donation

TKO Scout School – Trail Eyes Lab webinar

Join TKO staff as we roll out a program that allows every hiker to report on the condition of their favorite trails. Trail Eyes. What are they, and how can […]

Free

POSTPONED: TKO Saw School – Saw Training and Certification Course

Nehalem State Park 9500 Sandpiper Lane, Nehalem, OR

USFS-sanctioned Crosscut (Bucking only) Certification Course Crew Leaders: Vito P. Pat K. Guy H. Work Description:  First Day: 4 hrs classroom (AM); 4 hrs field instruction (PM); Second Day: 2 […]

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TKO Saw School – Swamp Lab Webinar

Join TKO staff as we offer an intro to crosscut saw webinar! Cross cut saws. The picture of old-timey loggers. Join TKO staff for an online introduction to the use […]

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TKO Crew Brew – Monday, December 7th

Rogue Eastside 928 SE 9th Ave, Portland, OR

A chance for the Trailkeeper Crew Leaders to get together for some beverages and to talk about upcoming projects. Hope to see you there! Agenda: 6PM – Casual hang outs, […]

Donation

TKO Scout School – Trail Eyes Lab webinar

Join TKO staff as we roll out a program that allows every hiker to report on the condition of their favorite trails. Trail Eyes. What are they, and how can […]

Free

TKO Crew Leader School – Comms Lab Webinar

Join TKO staff as we go over basic radio usage, and take a close look at the creation of trail party safety plans! Every trail party has a Trailhead Communication […]

Free

TKO Scout School – Technical Scout Webinar

Join TKO staff as we go in depth, creating a robust scouting track on GPS mapping apps! Next level scouting, designed to allow the creation of an assessment document TKO […]

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TKO Virtual Family Hike Aloud

Join this special group of nature guides for a family-friendly virtual variety show on December 13th at 9AM. TKO’s 2020 Legacy Builders – Week 6 is coming with a special […]

Looking Back on the Eagle Creek Fire

In 2017, the Eagle Creek fire burned through the Columbia River Gorge. Travel through time to see how quickly the new young forest emerges. Looking Back on the Eagle Creek […]

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Gorge Trails Scouting Sign Up

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Columbia Gorge, OR

Scouting trails is a powerful activity to inform where TKO can make an impact on trails you care about. Help restore the Gorge! Advanced Trail Scouting for TKOScouting trails is […]

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