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.  

Sunset Bay Trail Party

Sunset Bay State Park Sunset Bay State Park, Coos Bay

A half day trail party to kick off our new TKO presence in Sunset Bay SP!Crew Leader: Sailee C. Max Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: less than 1 mile Elevation Gain: (in ft) less than 100ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: We'll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush from the trail up […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Lookout Trail Party and Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon THike Distance: up to 3 miles round tripElevation Gain: up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to ModerateWork Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread repair/ construction. We will be […]

Free - $20.00

CANCELLED: Cascade Head Trail Party

Cascade Head US 101, Otis

Continue to work on restoring this 2.3 mile segment of the Oregon Coast Trail.Crew Leader: Pat & Elaine KeavneyHike Distance: up to 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will do work necessary to prepare the trail for opening.Project Overview: We will work on tread improvement and repair a segment […]

Free

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Gorge!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads in the Columbia Gorge and around Mt. Hood. Volunteers come from around the region to give back to the trails they love by engaging with visitors around safety, ethical use of public lands, and Leave No Trace practices, as well […]

Donation

Women Who Explore Trail Party – Silver Falls State Park

Silver Falls State Park Silver Falls State Park, Silverton

A trail party day in Silver Falls, hosted by and for women!Crew Leader: Alison NicholsHike Distance: <3 miles round tripElevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feetHike Difficulty: (Easy/Moderate)Work Difficulty: (Easy/Moderate)Work Description: We'll be restoring a retaining wall, decommissioning social trails and maintaining the tread surface.Project Overview: TKO is joining forces with Women Who Explore to host […]

Donation

Oregon Coast Trail- Cape Lookout Trail Party and Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon THike Distance: up to 3 miles round tripElevation Gain: up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to ModerateWork Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread repair/ construction. We will be […]

Free - $20.00

Camp Westwind Trail Party–lodging available

Cascade Head US 101, Otis

Spring maintenance of hiking trails at Camp WestwindCrew Leader: Pat & Elaine KeavneyHike Distance: up to 1 mile round tripElevation Gain: 500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We will be brushing back spring growth of salal and other foliage to open up the trails for visitors.Project Overview: Camp Westwind is on the Salmon River betweeen […]

Free - $20.00

TKO Scout School: Golden and Silver Falls

Golden and Silver Falls State Natural Area Glenn Creek Road, Coos Bay

Learn about trail features, issues, and maintenance on a walk to Golden and Silver Falls.Crew Leader: Susan S.Max Size of Crew: 6Hike Distance: 3 milesElevation Gain: <600'Hike Difficulty: (Easy)Work Difficulty: (Easy)Work Description: We'll be learning how to identify trail features and issues and how to report problems.Hiking information:We'll be hiking to two waterfalls on ~3 […]

Free

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Gorge!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads in the Columbia Gorge and around Mt. Hood. Volunteers come from around the region to give back to the trails they love by engaging with visitors around safety, ethical use of public lands, and Leave No Trace practices, as well […]

Donation

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Lookout Trail Party and Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon THike Distance: up to 3 miles round tripElevation Gain: up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to ModerateWork Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread repair/ construction. We will be […]

Free - $20.00

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Falcon Trail

Cape Falcon Trailhead Cape Falcon Trailhead, Arch Cape

Join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we perform annual maintenance on the Cape Falcon trail at Oswald West State ParkCrew Leader: Sid B.Hike Distance: up to 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: 400'Hike Difficulty: Easy-ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: Annual Maintenance/ Brushing/ Drainage Come join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we perform annual maintenance on a the Cape Falcon […]

Free - $20.00

Wauna Viewpoint Trail Party (was Oneonta)

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

Help repair winter storm damage on Oneonta TrailCrew Leader: Tom L.Hike Distance: Approx. 4 milesElevation Gain: 1000′Hike Difficulty: DifficultWork Difficulty: DifficultWork Description: Clearing storm damage, including slide debris and logs.Project Overview:Clean up Oneonta Trail, #424, starting from the junction of the Horsetail Falls Trail, and heading uphill. This trail is still closed to the public. […]

Free - $20.00

Eagle Fern County Park Trail Party

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: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1-mile loop that has […]

Free - $20.00

Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

Silver Falls State Park Silver Falls State Park, Silverton

Silver Falls State Park work, moving rock and gravel on to trail, improving drain dipCrew Leader: Arthur MillsHike Distance: 1/4Elevation Gain: 0Hike Difficulty: easyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview: Working moving rock and gravel to trail, improving drain dip.Hiking information: Short walk to the work siteWhat to expect:Prior to this event, you will be asked to watch […]

Free

Wahclella Falls – Trail Ambassador Training Hike

Wahclella Falls Trailhead Historic Columbia River Hwy State Trail, Cascade Locks

Join your fellow Ambassadors on an excursion to get to know the trails you serve.Hike Leader: Natalie F. Max Size of Crew: 6Hike Distance: 2.4 miles totalElevation Gain: 320ftHike Difficulty: EasyProject Overview:(From OregonHikers.org) This is one of the must-do easy hikes in the Columbia River Gorge, a sort of mini-Eagle Creek without the distance. The […]

Donation

Trail Ambassador Happy Hour

A weekly social event for the Ambassadors to learn about program updates and what to expect for the upcoming weekend shifts.Welcome to all new and returning Trail Ambassadors! This weekly social event is for the Ambassador volunteers to learn about program updates , what to expect for upcoming weekend shifts, as well as get to […]

Free

Trail Skills College – Intro to Saw

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

An introduction to crosscut saw use including the OHLEC system, swamping, cut planning, and a focus on single-bucking.Crew Leaders: Josh, Jane, Michael, SusanMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <3 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feetHike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Use of crosscut and pruning saws, axes, and other tools to remove logs from the […]

Free

Trail Skills College – Intro to Trail Maintenance

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

An introduction to identifying and addressing basic trail issues.Crew Leaders: Pat, Elaine, Natalie Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <2 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) <500 feetHike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Use of pruning saws and loppers to clear brush and grubbing tools to do tread maintenance.**Participation in an online video training the evening of […]

Free

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Gorge!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads in the Columbia Gorge and around Mt. Hood. Volunteers come from around the region to give back to the trails they love by engaging with visitors around safety, ethical use of public lands, and Leave No Trace practices, as well […]

Donation

Trail Skills College – Intro to Saw

Wyeth / Gorton Creek Trailhead Wyeth Road, Cascade Locks

An introduction to crosscut saw use including the OHLEC system, swamping, cut planning, and a focus on single-bucking.Crew Leaders: Pat, Jane, Guy, MichaelMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <3 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feetHike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Use of crosscut and pruning saws, axes, and other tools to remove logs from the […]

Free

Trail Skills College – Drain Dips

Wyeth / Gorton Creek Trailhead Wyeth Road, Cascade Locks

A day spent fine-tuning drain dip construction skills.Crew Leaders: Susan, Josh, TedMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <3 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feetHike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Anaylzing trail drainage needs and building drainage features.**Participation in an online video training the evening of Thursday April 29, is required before attending this field class. […]

Free

Trail Skills College – Intro to Trail Scouting

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

An introduction to identifying, documenting, and reporting basic trail maintenance needs.Crew Leaders: Steve, Elaine, Alison, Mark Max Size of Crew: 12 Hike Distance: <3 miles Elevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feet Hike Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Identifying and documenting trail maintenance needs. **Participation in an online video training the evening of Wednesday […]

Free

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Gorge!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads in the Columbia Gorge and around Mt. Hood. Volunteers come from around the region to give back to the trails they love by engaging with visitors around safety, ethical use of public lands, and Leave No Trace practices, as well […]

Donation

Trail Skills College – Drain Dips

Wyeth / Gorton Creek Trailhead Wyeth Road, Cascade Locks

A day spent fine-tuning drain dip construction skills.Crew Leaders: Susan, Josh, Alison, TomMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <3 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feetHike Difficulty: Easy/ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Anaylzing trail drainage needs and building drainage features.**Participation in an online video training the evening of Thursday April 29, is required before attending this field […]

Free

Trail Skills College – Intro to Trail Maintenance

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

An introduction to identifying and addressing basic trail issues.Crew Leaders: Steve, Natalie, Ted, Mark Max Size of Crew: 12 Hike Distance: <3 miles Elevation Gain: (in ft) <1000 feet Hike Difficulty: Easy/Moderate Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Use of pruning saws and loppers to clear brush and grubbing tools to do tread maintenance. **Participation in […]

Free

Eagle Fern County Park Trail Party

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: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1-mile loop that has […]

Free

Wauna Viewpoint Trail Party

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

Help repair fire and storm damage on Wauna Viewpoint TrailCrew Leader: Tom L.Hike Distance: Approx. 2 milesElevation Gain: 600′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: DifficultWork Description: Clearing fire and storm damage.Project Overview:Clean up Wauna Viewpoint Trail, #402. This trail has been closed since the fire. Sections of the trail need to be cleared of rockslides, and other […]

Free - $20.00

Eagle Fern County Park Trail Party

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: ModerateProject Overview:This loop trail at Eagle Fern Park is a 1-mile loop that has […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail- Cape Lookout Trail Party and Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon THike Distance: up to 3 miles round tripElevation Gain: up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to ModerateWork Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread repair/ construction. We will be […]

Free - $20.00

Trail Ambassador Happy Hour

A weekly social event for the Ambassadors to learn about program updates and what to expect for the upcoming weekend shifts.Welcome to all new and returning Trail Ambassadors! This weekly social event is for the Ambassador volunteers to learn about program updates , what to expect for upcoming weekend shifts, as well as get to […]

Free

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Lookout Trail Party and Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon THike Distance: up to 3 miles round tripElevation Gain: up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to ModerateWork Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread repair/ construction. We will be […]

Free

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Gorge!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads in the Columbia Gorge and around Mt. Hood. Volunteers come from around the region to give back to the trails they love by engaging with visitors around safety, ethical use of public lands, and Leave No Trace practices, as well […]

Donation

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Lookout Trail Party Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon T Hike Distance: up to 3 miles round trip Elevation Gain: up to 500′ Hike Difficulty: Moderate Work Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to Moderate Work Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread […]

Free - $20.00

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Gorge!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads in the Columbia Gorge and around Mt. Hood. Volunteers come from around the region to give back to the trails they love by engaging with visitors around safety, ethical use of public lands, and Leave No Trace practices, as well […]

Donation

Oregon Coast Trail – Cape Lookout Trail Party and Logout

Cape Lookout State Park 13000 Whiskey Creek Road, Tillamook

Come lend a hand as we do the work necessary to open the South and Cape trails at Cape Lookout State ParkCrew Leader: Brandon THike Distance: up to 3 miles round tripElevation Gain: up to 500'Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Easy- Moderate to ModerateWork Description: Brushing, removing fallen logs and tread repair/ construction. We will be […]

Free - $20.00

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