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TKO Scout School – Oregon Coast Trail

December 15 at 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

Free

Part of TKO’s trail workshop series – TKO Scout School is a half day workshop, introducing “trail eyes” to our participants and ways to observe/report trail issues. 1-part hike, 1-part class, the event is an introductory experience geared towards all supporters of trail stewardship. 


Please note, there is a $5 park day use fee upon arrival to the workshop.


$10 optional donation includes:



  • OPRD $5 day use pass

  • Coffee and light snacks

  • USDA FS Trail Maintenance Pocket Guide

  • Instruction led by our skilled TKO crew leaders


Workshop agenda:


Participants will meet at the picnic shelter at the day use area of Cape Lookout State Park, go for a hike along the North Trail and head back to the meeting hall located in C Loop for a review of the observations made in the field and where TKO intends to dig in on trails along the north coast region.



  • 8:30-9AM – Sign in and review the experiences for the day

  • 9:15AM – Start hike intending to observe trail problems and propose solutions for issues/challenges discovered

  • 11:30AM – Lunch with a classtime session at C Loop Meeting Hall

  • Finished by 12:30PM


Hiking information:


This great coastal headland hike with lots of ups and downs begins at the day use area for Cape Lookout State Park, rises through lush Sitka Spruce and western hemlock forest. We’ll make our way up grade for 1.5-2 miles, then hit a halfway point to turn back and descend the trail to review the things observed. If you have questions or concerns about this class, please contact volunteers@trailkeepersoforegon.org.


What to bring:


Bring your lunch, snacks and plenty of water. Hiking poles are recommended, but not required!


What to wear:



  • Hiking Boots (tennis shoes are not recommended)

  • Weather appropriate clothes, a long sleeved shirt and long pants recommended with layers

  • Rain gear as appropriate for the weather


Directions:  


Directions to the worksite will be provided to registered volunteers no later than 48 hours prior to the work party date, along with any other necessary information.

Details

Date:
December 15
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
Free
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tko-scout-school-oregon-coast-trail-tickets-51974407853

Venue

Cape Lookout State Park
13000 Whiskey Creek Road
Tillamook, OR 97141 United States
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