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

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 ElevCrew Leader: Pat K., Elaine K.Hike Distance: 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 300'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1.5-mile loop that has several […]

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Nesmith Point Trail Work Party

John B. Yeon State Scenic Corridor Historic Columbia River Highway, Cascade Locks, OR

Continue restoring the athletic, beautiful Nesmith Point TrailPlease be at the John B Yeon Trailhead by about 8:15 AM so we can start our safety briefing promptly. We will plan to be back at the parking lot by 3:30pmCrew Leaders: Peter ReaganMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: up to 6 miles round tripElevation Gain: (in […]

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North Coast – Lop Along Tuesdays

Ecola State Park Indian Beach Trail, North Coast, OR

Join us on the Oregon Coast Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: Less than 3 mi.Elevation Gain: Varies Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Getting to know our Oregon Coast Trails with some hiking stewardship. All ages welcome!Project Overview:All are welcome to come on out for Lop Along Tuesdays where we'll be walking segments of the […]

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Logout: Milo McIver State Park

Milo McIver State Park South Springwater Road, Estacada, OR

We will be salvaging downed fir trees that fell during February's ice storm. Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: at trailhead ElevCrew Leader: Pat K., Elaine K.Hike Distance: at trailheadElevation Gain: minimalHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:At the lower end of the Viewpoint Trail, a grove of small fir trees experienced significant blowdown in last […]

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South Coast- Holiday Tool Maintenance Party DEC 9

Sunset Bay State Park Gazebo, Coos Bay, OR

Join TKO as we engage in seasonal maintenance of our tool cache!Crew Leader: Sailee & Ken from OPRDMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: N/AElevation Gain: N/AHike Difficulty: N/AWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Sanding, oiling, and sharpening TKO’s tool cacheProject Overview:Expect to sand tool handles, apply linseed oil, file tool edges, and maybe learn how to re-handle […]

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North Coast- Holiday Tool Maintenance Party

Lower Nehalem Community Trust Alder Creek Farm 35955 Underhill Lane, Nehalem, OR

Join TKO as we engage in seasonal maintenance of our tool cache!Crew Leader: Emily A.Max Size of Crew: 12Work Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Sanding, oiling, and sharpening TKO’s tool cacheProject Overview:Let's get together, catch up, and give our tools some love! We'll meet at LNCT Alder Creek Farm to sand tool handles, apply linseed oil, file […]

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(CANCELLED)Trail 400 Trail Party – Herman Creek/Wyeth Section

Wyeth Road M5RQ+G66, Cascade Locks, OR

Join TKO for trail stewardship in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamHike Distance: 1.5 miles round tripElevation Gain: 400 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:We will be working on restoring tread width on the 400 trail, east of Herman Creek. Expect to use grubbing tools, and lopper and saws.Hiking information:We will […]

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Trailmix: Portland Audubon Trail Party

Portland Audubon 5151 Northwest Cornell Road, Portland, OR

We'll be building a realignment of the Collins Trail to bypass a poorly graded switchback.Crew Leader: Natalie FerraroHike Distance: <1 mile round tripElevation Gain: <500 feetHike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We'll be building a new realignment of the Collins Trail!Click here to learn what you need to know before registering for this event.Project Overview: […]

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South Coast- Sunset Bay FRIDAY Dec 10

Sunset Bay State Park Gazebo, Coos Bay, OR

Keep cutting back brush on the east loop trail!Crew Leader: SaileeHike Distance: 3 mi.Elevation Gain: <200ft.Hike Difficulty: moderateWork Difficulty: easyProject Overview:We will be meeting at Sunset Bay state park and continue work to keep the east loop trail from disappearing in to the brush! Come help us! We provide the equipment, no experience necessary!What to […]

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North Coast – Arch Cape Trail Party

Headwaters 45.78830, -123.95927, Manzanita, OR

Maintenance to reopen the Arch Cape TrailCrew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: <2 mi.Elevation Gain: <500ft.Hike Difficulty: easyWork Difficulty: moderateProject Overview:This section of the Arch Cape - Falcon Cove Trail has been closed since last fall's storms due to extensive blowdown. The trail has been (mostly) cleared and we will be working on repairing damaged sections […]

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Smith Rock Misery Ridge Work Party

Smith Rock State Park Smith Rock State Park, Terrebonne, OR

Help maintain one of the most popular trails at Smith Rock State ParkCrew Leader: Curtis SmithMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 4 milesElevation Gain: 900 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Re-bench - fix trail treadProject Overview:Maintenance on the West side of the popular Misery Ridge trail at Smith Rock State Park.Hiking information:We will be […]

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CANCELED: Women Who Explore Trail Party – Chehalem Ridge Nature Park

Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park 485 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City, OR

A trail party day at Chehalem Ridge Nature Park, hosted by and for Women Who Explore!Crew Leader: AlisonMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 3 miles totalElevation Gain: (in ft) 300Hike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Final brushing of a new trail system slated to open by the end of this year.Project Overview:We'll be brushing the […]

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(CANCELLED)Gorge Trail 400 Trail Party – Crosscut Logout

Tillamook Head Tillamook Head, Oregon Coast, OR

Join TKO as we perform seasonal logout activities on the 400 trail!Join TKO as we perform seasonal logout activities on the Gorge 400 trail!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 2 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) approx 700Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Logout and tread workProject Overview:We will be using crosscut saws to […]

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South Coast- Sunset Bay Scout Pack Trail SAT Dec 11

Sunset Bay State Park Gazebo, Coos Bay, OR

Let’s walk the Pack Trail and scout for trail maintenance!Crew Leader: SaileeHike Distance: 4 mi.Elevation Gain: <200ft.Hike Difficulty: moderateWork Difficulty: easyProject Overview:We will be meeting at Sunset Bay state park and walk the Pack Trail to look for needed trail maintenance, no experience necessary! Download Gaia GPS to also learn to use this map app.What […]

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(CANCELLED) North Coast – Arch Cape Trail Party

Headwaters 45.78830, -123.95927, Manzanita, OR

Maintenance to reopen the Arch Cape TrailCrew Leader: Mark W.Hike Distance: <2 mi.Elevation Gain: <500ft.Hike Difficulty: easyWork Difficulty: moderateProject Overview:This section of the Arch Cape - Falcon Cove Trail has been closed since last fall's storms due to extensive blowdown. The trail has been (mostly) cleared and we will be working on repairing damaged sections […]

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Women’s Trail Party – Chehalem Ridge Nature Park

Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park 485 Warner Milne Road, Oregon City, OR

A trail party hosted by and for women! This event is open to women and gender-expansive folks who find themselves at home in women's spaces.Crew Leader: SusanMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 3 miles totalElevation Gain: (in ft) 300Hike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Final brushing of a new trail system slated to open by […]

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Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

North Falls Group Campground North Falls Group Campground, Silverton, OR

Join TKO as we continue work on the Centennial Trail project and bridges!Crew Leader: NelsonMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: MinimalHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:The project will be to work either on the trail or assist with work on the bridges, depending on the needs of State Park Rangers.Hiking information:This hike […]

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Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

North Falls Group Campground North Falls Group Campground, Silverton, OR

Join TKO as we continue work on the Centennial Trail project and bridges!Crew Leader: Art MillsHike Distance: 1/4 mileElevation Gain: 0Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: Moderate/HardProject Overview:The project will be to work either on the trail or assist with work on the bridges, depending on the needs of State Park Rangers.Hiking information:This hike will take place […]

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Eagle Fern County Park

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 ElevCrew Leader: Pat K., Elaine K.Hike Distance: 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 300'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1.5-mile loop that has several […]

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(CANCELLED) North Coast Advanced Scout School – Saddle Mountain II

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area Saddle Mountain, Seaside, OR

This is a follow up to our previous scout at Saddle. We'll be flagging specific drainage issues to further develop a work plan!Crew Leader: Josh D.Hike Distance: approx 5 milesElevation Gain: 1900 feetHike Difficulty: DifficultProject Overview:This Advanced Scouting Lab is geared towards people (especially Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders) interested in identifying and flagging […]

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(CANCELLED) Trail 400 Trail Party – Herman Creek/Wyeth Section

Wyeth Road M5RQ+G66, Cascade Locks, OR

Join TKO for trail stewardship in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamHike Distance: 1.5 miles round tripElevation Gain: 400 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:We will be working on restoring tread width on the 400 trail, east of Herman Creek. Expect to use grubbing tools, and lopper and saws.Hiking information:We will […]

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South Coast: South Slough Reserve Trail Party DEC 15

South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve 61907 Seven Devils Road, Charleston, OR

South Slough Reserve & TKO team up for Trail Stewardship on the reserve's trail system.South Slough Reserve & TKO team up for Trail Stewardship on the reserve’s trail system.Crew Leader: SaileeHike Distance: 2 miles or less roundtripElevation Gain: 100ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyProject Overview:We are teaming up with the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve […]

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Eagle Fern County Park

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 ElevCrew Leader: Pat K., Elaine K.Hike Distance: 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 300'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1.5-mile loop that has several […]

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South Coast- LOGOUT Sunset Bay Friday DEC 17

Sunset Bay State Park Gazebo, Coos Bay, OR

Logout in Sunset Bay management unit.Crew Leader: Vito P.Hike Distance: <4 mi.Elevation Gain: <200ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:We will clear logs off the East loop trail in Sunset Bay State Park. This logout is a great opportunity for A sawyers and those looking to start working with Crosscut saws to gain more experience.What to […]

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North Coast – Headwaters Trail Party

Headwaters 45.78830, -123.95927, Manzanita, OR

Interpretive signage installCrew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: <3 mi.Elevation Gain: <500ft.Hike Difficulty: easy-moderateWork Difficulty: easy-moderateProject Overview:We'll be installing some interpretive signate along a small loop on the beautiful Headwaters Trail. What to expect: You should expect to participate in this work party for its entirety. For safety reasons, please do not arrive late or expect […]

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POSTPONED: Builders Keepers – Intro to Trail Stewardship at Oneonta

Horsetail Falls Historic Columbia River Highway, Cascade Locks, OR

TKO welcomes supporters in learning about trail stewardship at Oneonta, a freshly restored trail from the Eagle Creek fire!TKO Legacy Builders end of year giving campaign starts November 1st, Week 7 runs 12/13-12/19. Anyone who participates in this event gets access to a number of incentives from our partner Danner & 10 Barrel - Learn […]

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South Coast- LOGOUT Cape Sebastian Saturday DEC 18

Cape Sebastian Trail cape sebastian, Gold Beach, OR

Logout on Cape Sebastian North Trail near Gold BeachCrew Leader: Vito P.Hike Distance: <4 mi.Elevation Gain: <600ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:We will clear logs off the Cape Sebastian North Trail near Gold Beach. This logout is a great opportunity for A sawyers and those looking to start working with Crosscut saws to gain more […]

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North Coast – Arch Cape Trail Party

Arch Cape Trail (North) 45.78830, -123.95927, Arch Cape, OR

Maintenance to reopen the Arch Cape TrailCrew Leader: Emily A. Hike Distance: <3 mi. Elevation Gain: <800ft. Hike Difficulty: easy-moderate Work Difficulty: moderate Project Overview: This section of the Arch Cape – Falcon Cove Trail has been closed since last fall’s storms due to extensive blowdown. The trail has been (mostly) cleared and we will […]

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Logout: Milo McIver State Park

Milo McIver State Park South Springwater Road, Estacada, OR

We will be salvaging downed fir trees that fell during February's ice storm.Crew Leader: Hope McKeeHike Distance: at trailheadElevation Gain: minimalHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:At the lower end of the Viewpoint Trail, a grove of small fir trees experienced significant blowdown in last winter's wind and ice storms. This wood is excellent for use […]

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Eagle Fern County Park

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 ElevCrew Leader: Pat K., Elaine K.Hike Distance: 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 300'Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1.5-mile loop that has several […]

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North Coast – Lop Along Tuesdays

Ecola State Park Tillamook Head, Seaside, OR

Join us on the Oregon Coast Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: Less than 3 mi.Elevation Gain: Varies Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Getting to know our Oregon Coast Trails with some hiking stewardship. All welcome!Project Overview:All are welcome to come on out for Lop Along Tuesdays where we'll be walking segments of the beautiful […]

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Trail 400 Trail Party – Herman Creek/Wyeth Section

Wyeth Road M5RQ+G66, Cascade Locks, OR

Join TKO for trail stewardship in the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamHike Distance: 1.5 miles round tripElevation Gain: 400 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:We will be working on restoring tread width on the 400 trail, east of Herman Creek. Expect to use grubbing tools, and lopper and saws.Hiking information:We will […]

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Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

North Falls Group Campground North Falls Group Campground, Silverton, OR

Join TKO as we continue work on the Centennial Trail project and bridges!Crew Leader: Art MillsHike Distance: 1/4 mileElevation Gain: 0Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: Moderate/HardProject Overview:The project will be to work either on the trail or assist with work on the bridges, depending on the needs of State Park Rangers.Hiking information:This hike will take place […]

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Logout: Milo McIver State Park

Milo McIver State Park South Springwater Road, Estacada, OR

We will be salvaging downed fir trees that fell during February's ice storm. Crew Leader: Elaine K. Hike Distance: at trailhead ElevCrew Leader: Pat K., Elaine K.Hike Distance: at trailheadElevation Gain: minimalHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:At the lower end of the Viewpoint Trail, a grove of small fir trees experienced significant blowdown in last […]

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LOCATION CHANGE – Tryon Creek Scout Party

North Creek Trailhead C8W7+3F4 Portland, Oregon, Portland, OR

Celebrate the new year with TKO and trail scouting at Tryon State Park!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamHike Distance: up to 5 miles round tripElevation Gain: 400 feetHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyProject Overview:We will be scouting the trail system at Tryon Creek State Park for future trail parties.Hiking information:We will hike as much of the 4-5 mile […]

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