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.

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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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

Saddle Mountain State Natural Area Saddle Mountain, Seaside, OR

Join TKO as we flag 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 trail problems (specifically drainage issues) to propose solutions for […]

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South Coast- Sunset Bay FRIDAY Jan 7

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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Trailkeepers University: Leadership Lab

Rooster Rock State Park GQW7+PC, Corbett, OR

An introduction to TKO leadership cultureCrew Leaders: Josh D., Susan S. Max Size of Crew: 12 Hike Distance: <1 miles Elevation Gain: (in ft) N/A Hike Difficulty: N/A Work Difficulty: Easy Work Description: Activities and discussion designed to introduce volunteers to TKO leadership culture Class Overview: Students will come away with: • An understanding of […]

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North Coast – Headwaters Chainsaw Logout/Felling

Headwaters 45.78830, -123.95927, Manzanita, OR

Finish removal of invasive Laurel tree next to Headwaters Trail.Crew Leader: Emily A.Saw Leader: Vito P.Hike Distance: <3 mi.Elevation Gain: <500ft.Hike Difficulty: easy-moderateWork Difficulty: moderateProject Overview:We'll be working with LNCT stewardship staff to complete removal of invasive Laurel tree next to the Headwaters Trail. If time allows, we will also do a logout further up […]

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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, peeling the logs and making stakes.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 Indian Beach Trail, North Coast, OR

Join us on the Oregon Coast Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: Less than 4 mi.Elevation Gain: Varies Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork 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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South Coast: South Slough Reserve Trail Party JAN 12

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: 200ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:We are teaming up with the South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve […]

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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 Newell Creek Canyon Trail Party

Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park TBA, Oregon City, OR

Join TKO as we refine a switchback on a new hiking trail that just opened a month ago!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamHike Distance: 4 mi.Elevation Gain: <2 milesHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park is managed by Metro and just opened in December of last year. We'll be doing final construction refinement on […]

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Newell Creek Canyon Trail Party

Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park TBA, Oregon City, OR

We'll be doing refinement of a switchback on a new hiking trail that just opened a month ago!Crew Leader: Susan S.Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <2 milesElevation Gain: 250ft Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Switchback grading, gravel armoringProject Information:Newell Creek Canyon Nature Park is managed by Metro and just opened in December of […]

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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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POSTPONED – North Coast – Lop Along Tuesday

Cape Meares Cape Meares State Park, Cloverdale, OR

Join us on the Oregon Coast Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: Less than 4 mi.Elevation Gain: Varies Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork 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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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 – Scout and Stewardship with LNCT

Headwaters Trail Placeholder, Neahkahnie, OR

Scouting and flagging water issues on the Headwaters trail followed by a stewardship project with Lower Nehalem Community Trust!Crew Leader: Emily A.Max Size of Crew: 8Max Hike Distance: 3 mi.Max Elevation Gain: 700ft.Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: Moderate/difficultWork Type: Scouting + stewardship project with LNCTProject Information:We'll be hiking the beautiful Headwaters Trail from the south end, […]

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South Coast- Cape Sebastian FRIDAY Jan 21

Cape Sebastian Trail cape sebastian, Gold Beach, OR

Finish brushing the Cape Sebastian North Trail!Crew Leader: SaileeHike Distance: 4 mi.Elevation Gain: 600ft.Hike Difficulty: moderateWork Difficulty: easyProject Overview:We will be continuing our brushing effort on the Cape Sebastian North Trail. We will enter via a midpoint access so please note the meeting location in your confirmation email. What to expect: You should expect to […]

North Coast – Cape Lookout Trail Party

Cape Lookout State Park Cape Lookout South Trailhead, Cape Lookout, OR

Come lend a hand on the North Trail at Cape Lookout!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: < 4 miles round tripElevation Gain: < 700'Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Brushing, maintenance We will be doing maintenance on the closed North Trail to prepare for an eventual reopening. Project Overview: We'll focus on brushing the section of […]

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Milo McIver State Park

Milo McIver State Park South Springwater Road, Estacada, OR

We will be mostly peeling logs and making stakes. And possibly cutting a couple downed trees.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 […]

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Silver Falls State Park Trail Party – Storm Response

North Falls Parking 4141-4149 Silver Falls Highway Southeast, Silverton, OR

Come help brush out and remove storm debris from the Perimeter Trail at Silver Falls State Park.Crew Leader: NelsonMax Size of Crew: 10Hike Distance: approx. 2 miles RTElevation Gain: 400 ft. Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: BrushingProject Information:We will be using loppers and hand saws to brush back storm damage and remove debris from […]

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North Coast – Lop Along Tuesdays

Arch Cape Trail Oregon Coast Trail, Arch Cape, OR

Join us on the Oregon Coast Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: Less than 4 mi.Elevation Gain: Varies Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork 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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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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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- Tool Shed Maintenance

Nehalem Bay State Park 9500 Sandpiper Ln, Nehalem

Lend a hand improving our North Coast Tool ShedCrew Leader: Emily A.Max Size of Crew: 12Work Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Cleaning out, organizing and improving our N. Coast Tool Shed!Project Overview:Have you seen where we keep the the N. Coast Tool Cache? Come check it out so you know where it is, what we have, and […]

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Central Coast- Horse Crk South FRIDAY Jan 28

Drift Creek Wilderness 1130 Southwest Forestry Lane, Waldport, OR

Brushing as we scout the last part of Horse Creek South in the Drift Creek WildernessCrew Leader: SaileeHike Distance: 4 mi.Elevation Gain: 1000ft.Hike Difficulty: moderateWork Difficulty: easyProject Overview:We are scouting the last part of the trail and lopping alongWhat to expect: You should expect to participate in this work party for its entirety. For safety […]

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Wilson River Trail Party

Idiot Creek Road 84QRJH8G+VW, Tillamook, OR

Join TKO as we help ODF continue the Wilson River Trail!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamHike Distance: 2 mi.Elevation Gain: 1000'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:ODF is continuing the Wilson River Trail, and TKO is going to help! We'll be brushing and sawing out a flagged corridor for the new trail segment. BE AWARE THERE IS NO […]

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TKU Tread School – Drain Dip Lab

Portland Audubon 5151 Northwest Cornell Road, Portland, OR

Join TKO as we examine drainage issues, develop a plan, and install drainage features at Audubon of Portland!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: (in ft) 200Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: DrainageProject Information:We'll spend the first part of the day examining and talking about proper drainage and it's effects […]

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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 – Camp Westwind Trail Design

Placeholder: Location TBD Placeholder, Portland, OR

Informing design of Westwind Trail SystemCrew Leader: Steve K.Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: tbdElevation Gain: tbdHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: ScoutingProject Information:We will be helping Westwind with the design of 651 meters of new trail within their system and suggesting improvements for current trail sections.Hiking information:tbd.COVID-19 Information:**You will be asked to electronically sign […]

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Milo McIver State Park

Milo McIver State Park South Springwater Road, Estacada, OR

We will be mostly peeling logs and making stakes. And possibly cutting a couple downed trees.Crew 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 winter's wind and ice storms. This […]

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South Coast Chainsaw Felling and Rigging Training

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

An opportunity to observe the process of felling hazard trees and using rigging to secure or move logs. (Not a Certification Course)Crew Leaders: Vito P. - Josh D.Max Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: < 2 milesHike Difficulty: Easy to ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy to ModerateWork Type: Chainsaw Felling, Bucking, and Rigging Instruction (Not a certification)Land Manager: […]

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Wilson River Trail Party

Idiot Creek Road 84QRJH8G+VW, Tillamook, OR

Join TKO as we help ODF continue the Wilson River Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A. Hike Distance: 2 miles. Elevation Gain: 900′ Hike Difficulty: Moderate Work Difficulty: Moderate Project Overview: ODF is continuing the Wilson River Trail, and TKO is going to help! We’ll be brushing and sawing out a flagged corridor for the new trail […]

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Trailkeepers University: Leadership Lab – South Coast

Cape Arago State Park 8J42+GG, Coos Bay, OR

An introduction to TKO leadership cultureCrew Leaders: Josh D., Sailee C., Vito P. Max Size of Crew: 12 Hike Distance: <1 miles Elevation Gain: (in ft) N/A Hike Difficulty: N/A Work Difficulty: Easy Work Description: Activities and discussion designed to introduce volunteers to TKO leadership culture Class Overview: Students will come away with: • An […]

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