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.  

Devil’s Rest/Angel’s Rest Trail party

Devil's Rest Trail Larch Mountain Road, Bridal Veil

A chance to get out on the trail and become familiar with the updated trail party procedures. Crew Leader: Drew S. Hike Distance: up to 6 miles Elevation Gain: up to 1600' elevation gain Hike Difficulty: Moderate Work Difficulty: Easy Work Description: Annual Maintenance/ Brushing In the days of C-19 we ask for a little […]

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TKO Saw School – Swamp Lab

Cascade Head Trail - North Trailhead U.S. 101, Lincoln City

Crew Leaders: Josh Durham/Brandon Tigner Hike Distance: approx 1.5 miles Elevation Gain: approx 500 feet Hike Difficulty: Easy Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Receive introductory training on cross cut saw use! In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk […]

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Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Sebastian Trail Party

Cape Sebastian bellview lane, gold beach

Crew Leader: Jon Hike Distance: 2 miles max. Elevation Gain: 500ft Hike Difficulty: Moderate Work Difficulty: Easy Work Description: Brushing, light tread work. In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, our volunteer leaders are not […]

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Gorge 400 Trail

Gorge Trail #400 Gorge Trail #400, Cascade Locks

Crew Leader: Emily Van Cleve Hike Distance: Up to 6 miles Elevation Gain: Up to 1600 ft elevation gain Hike Difficulty: Moderate Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Seasonal brushing and tread maintenance In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of […]

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TKO + Northwest Youth Corps – Partnering for Trails on Public Lands

Ainsworth State Park Historic Hwy, Cascade Locks

Join TKO, Northwest Youth Corps and a number of partners and land managers in special opportunity to work in collaboration for trails! Crew Leader: Steve Kruger Hike Distance: Up to 1 miles Elevation Gain: Up to 200 ft elevation gain Hike Difficulty: Easy Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: NYC will use mechanized weed eaters for […]

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Eagle Fern County Park Trail Party, October 27th, 2020

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

Join us as we continue our work at beautiful Eagle Fern Park near Estacada. Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: 2 miles round trip Elevation Gain: 300' Hike Difficulty: Easy Work Difficulty: Moderate In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations […]

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TKO + Northwest Youth Corps – Partnering for Trails on Public Lands

Eagle Creek Trailhead Northeast Eagle Creek Loop, Cascade Locks

Join TKO, Northwest Youth Corps and a number of partners/land managers for a special opportunity to work in collaboration for trails! Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: Up to 2 milesElevation Gain: Up to 500 ft elevation gainHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: NYC and volunteers will work together in groups of 10 with hand tools […]

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TKO + Northwest Youth Corps – Partnering for Trails on Public Lands

Eagle Creek Tooth Rock Parking Lot 45.6426,-121.9256, 45.6426,-121.9256, Cascade Locks

Join TKO, Northwest Youth Corps, and PCTA for a training and mentoring logout opportunity on the Gorge #400 trail Crew Leaders: Guy H. Pat K.Hike Distance: Up to 2 miles RTElevation Gain: Up to 200 ft elevation gainHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: TKO will provide a sawyer mentoring and a training logout for NYC […]

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Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

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TKO + Northwest Youth Corps – Partnering for Trails on Public Lands

Eagle Creek Tooth Rock Parking Lot 45.6426,-121.9256, 45.6426,-121.9256, Cascade Locks

Join TKO, Northwest Youth Corps, and PCTA for a training and mentoring logout opportunity on the Gorge #400 trail (Day 2) Crew Leaders: Guy H. Pat K.Hike Distance: Up to 2 miles RTElevation Gain: Up to 200 ft elevation gainHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: TKO will provide a sawyer mentoring and a training logout […]

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Franklin Ridge Trail Party

Palmer Mill Road Palmer Mill Road, Cascade Locks

Scouting, logout, initial brushing. Crew Leader: Pete ReaganHike Distance: Up to about 6 milesElevation Gain: 1500 ftHike Difficulty: Moderate to StrenuousWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Scouting, logout, initial brushing.Due to heightened safety policies and procedures that we are adhering to during the COVID-19 pandemic, trail party events are currently only open to volunteers who have accumulated […]

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Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

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Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Sebastian Trail Party

Cape Sebastian bellview lane, gold beach

We will be brushing a section of the Oregon Coast Trail, starting at the northern section of the Cape Sebastian trail. Crew Leader: JonHike Distance: 2 miles max.Elevation Gain: 500ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Brushing, light tread work.In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

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Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

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Cnoc Trail Party – Oswald West State Park

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Free camping for those who wish to arrive on Sunday night. Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by […]

Donation

TKO Crew Brew – Monday, November 2nd

Rogue Eastside 928 SE 9th Ave, Portland

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, signing up/discussing trail parties for November/December 6:30 – 7:00PM –   7:30-8PM – TKO Updates, special events in December and January.

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Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

Placeholder: Location TBD Placeholder, Portland

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 a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, our volunteer leaders are not as […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

Free

Gorge 400 Trail Party

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

Brushing, tread, and hinge work. Crew Leader: Emily VanCleveHike Distance: Up to 3 milesElevation Gain: Up to 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Mostly tread and hinge maintenanceIn the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, […]

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CANCELLED: TKO Saw School – Saw Training and Certification Course

Mt Hood Kiwanis Camp 83500 E. Kiwanis Camp Road, Government Camp, Oregon 97028, Government Camp

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 hrs classroom review; 4 hrs Saw CertificationLand Manager: USFSDistrict: Zig Zag RDIn the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into […]

Donation

Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Sebastian Trail Party

Cape Sebastian Viewpoint Hwy 101, Gold Beach

We will be brushing a section of the Oregon Coast Trail, starting at the northern section of the Cape Sebastian trail. Crew Leader: JonHike Distance: 2 miles max.Elevation Gain: 500ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Brushing, light tread work.In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer […]

Free

Gorge 400 Trail Party

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

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 days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail Party- Oswald West State Park (multi day event)

Oswald West Public Bathroom Oregon Coast Highway, Nehalem

Join TKO as we rebuild and restore the main path down to Short Sands Beach. Come for 1 day or multiple days. Camping Provided Crew Leader: Brandon TignerHike Distance: Approx 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will work to restore the path to Short Sands beach by installing Gabion […]

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Lower Larch Mt. Trail Logout / Trail 400

Multnomah Falls Lodge Employee Parking Lot on Historic Columbia River Hwy 53000 East, Historic Columbia River Hwy, Bridal Veil

Logout of Larch Mt. Trail #441 up to the junction with Wahkeena Trail #420. POSSIBLY ALSO Logout of Trail 400 heading east from Trail 441. Crew Leader: Pete ReaganHike Distance: 4-6 milesElevation Gain: 1200' - 1600'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Logout================================================In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into […]

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

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

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 K.Hike Distance: 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 300'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateIn the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into […]

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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 you use them to tell TKO where your trails need love? We will answer these questions and more during this informative Zoom webinar on TKO's […]

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

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

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 days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, […]

Free

Gorge 400 – Wahclella to Eagle – Trail Party

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

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 days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Sebastian Trail Party

Cape Sebastian Viewpoint Hwy 101, Gold Beach

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 Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Brushing, light tread work.In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer […]

Free

TKO Saw School – Swamp Lab – Cancelled

Cascade Head Trail - North Trailhead U.S. 101, Lincoln City

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 cross cut saw use!In the days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations […]

Free

Gorge 400 – Wahclella to Eagle – Trail Party

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

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 days of C-19 we ask for a little more experience leading into your first volunteer event. Since we’ve added mitigations of risk around physical distancing, […]

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Trailkeepers Well-Kept – 2020 Celebration of Stewardship

You went above and beyond in giving back to Oregon's trails this year. Now we want to give back to you! You went above and beyond in giving back to Oregon's trails this year. Now we want to give back to you! Trailkeepers of Oregon invites you to celebrate our 2020 trail stewardship accomplishments. This event […]

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