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.  

Gorge Trail 400 Trail Party – Wahclella/Elowah section

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

Join TKO as we perform spring maintenance on trail 400!Crew Leader: Mark WattierMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: approx 2 miles round tripElevation Gain: (in ft) approx 100Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Description: TKO continues to perform season maintenance on the 400 trail in the GorgeProject Overview:Expect to use loppers and hand saws to brush, […]

Free

Gorge/Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift!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 as sharing opportunities […]

Free

Gorge 400 Rock Project Trail Party

Ainsworth State Park Historic Hwy, Cascade Locks

Join TKO as we partner with the Forest Service to construct a rock retaining wall/stream crossing! Crew Leader: Tom L.Hike Distance: 1/4 mileElevation Gain: 100 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:Partnering with the Forest Service, we will be building a rock wall/crossing at a stream. Expect to move and stack rocks as directed by the […]

Free - $20.00

TKO Volunteer Vacation Sponsored by Pelican Brewing – Cascade Head

Cascade Head - Hart's Cove Cascade Head, Otis

Hosted by Trailkeepers of Oregon with support from Pelican Brewing. We are pleased to offer TKO Volunteer Vacations!Hosted by Trailkeepers of Oregon with support from Pelican Brewing. We are pleased to offer our first ever TKO Volunteer Vacation and adventure experience! Nestled in the forests of Cascade head and the Pacific Ocean, crews will have four days […]

Free

Gorge 400 Rock Project Trail Party

Ainsworth State Park Historic Hwy, Cascade Locks

Join TKO as we partner with the Forest Service to construct a rock retaining wall/stream crossing! Crew Leader: Tom L.Hike Distance: 1/4 mileElevation Gain: 100 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:Partnering with the Forest Service, we will be building a rock wall/crossing at a stream. Expect to move and stack rocks as directed by the […]

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 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-mile loop that has several […]

Free - $20.00

Gorge 400 Rock Project Trail Party

Ainsworth State Park Historic Hwy, Cascade Locks

Join TKO as we partner with the Forest Service to construct a rock retaining wall/stream crossing! Crew Leader: Tom L.Hike Distance: 1/4 mileElevation Gain: 100 feetHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateProject Overview:Partnering with the Forest Service, we will be building a rock wall/crossing at a stream. Expect to move and stack rocks as directed by the […]

Free - $20.00

South Coast- Thursday Sunset Bay Trail Party!

Sunset Bay State Park Sunset Bay State Park, Coos Bay

Join a Thursday half day trail party to brush brush brush out the trails in the Sunset Bay State Park!Crew Leader: Sailee Hike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: 50ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: Easy: We’ll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush from the trail along the Sunset Bay Trail.Project Overview:We are brushing at Sunset […]

Free

TKU Bridge Lab -Silver Falls

North-Silver Falls, Day/Group Camp Area V9P9+RQ Silverton, Oregon, Silverton

Come learn how to build a bridge during this training trail party on the new Centennial Trail at Silver Falls!Crew Leader: SusanMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: <1.5 miles totalElevation Gain: <500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We'll be learning how to build long bridges.Project Overview: We’ll be beginning work on the first bridge on […]

Free

Gorge/Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift!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 as sharing opportunities […]

Free

TKO Saw School – New USFS Axe Training Module

Zigzag Stewardship Center 45.344977, -121.939831, 83V6+X3 Mt Hood Village, Oregon, Mt Hood Village

USFS Axe training module to be given concurrently with or subsequent to crosscut saw trainings. Axe Basics, Maintenance, & UseUSFS Axe training module to be given concurrently with or subsequent to crosscut saw trainings. Axe Basics, Maintenance, & UseCrew Leaders: David Roe, Vito Perrone.Work Description:  USFS Axe Training Module3 hrs of classroom and 3 hrs […]

Donation

TKU Bridge Lab -Silver Falls

North-Silver Falls, Day/Group Camp Area V9P9+RQ Silverton, Oregon, Silverton

Come learn how to build a bridge during this training trail party on the new Centennial Trail at Silver Falls!Crew Leader: NelsonMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: <1.5 miles totalElevation Gain: <500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We'll be learning how to build long bridges.Project Overview: We’ll be beginning work on the first bridge on […]

Free

North Coast Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift on the North Coast!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads along the North Oregon Coast. 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 as sharing […]

Donation

North Coast Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift on the North Coast!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads along the North Oregon Coast. 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 as sharing […]

Donation

South Coast Trail Ambassador Shore Acres

Shore Acres State Park 89039 Cape Arago Highway, Coos Bay

Sign up for an Ambassador shift at Shore Acres State Park!Trail Ambassadors is now placing volunteers at popular trailheads along the South Coast on the Oregon Coast Trail. 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 […]

Donation

Gorge/Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift!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 as sharing opportunities […]

Free

TKO Saw School – New USFS Axe Training Module

Zigzag Stewardship Center 45.344977, -121.939831, 83V6+X3 Mt Hood Village, Oregon, Mt Hood Village

USFS Axe training module to be given concurrently with or subsequent to crosscut saw trainings. Axe Basics, Maintenance, & Use Crew Leaders: David Roe, Vito Perrone.Work Description:  USFS Axe Training Module3 hrs of classroom and 3 hrs of practical Land Manager: USFSDistrict: ZigZag Ranger DistrictThis training will be taking place at the Zigzag Stewardship Center […]

Free

Wyeth Trail Party

Wyeth State Park 750 Herman Creek Road, Cascade Locks

Join TKO as we continue restoring fire-affected Wyeth Trail!Crew Leader: Josh D. Max Size of Crew: 12 Hike Distance: 4 miles Elevation Gain: (in ft) 1200 Hike Difficulty: Hard Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Continue restoring fire-affected trail. Project Overview: Expect to remove slough and berm using grubbing tools, and brush corridor using loppers and […]

Free

TKU Bridge Lab -Silver Falls

North-Silver Falls, Day/Group Camp Area V9P9+RQ Silverton, Oregon, Silverton

Come learn how to build a bridge during this training trail party on the new Centennial Trail at Silver Falls!Crew Leader: Drew StockMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: <1.5 miles totalElevation Gain: <500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We'll be learning how to build long bridges.Project Overview: We’ll be beginning work on the first bridge […]

Free

Upper Oneonta Trail Party

E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector, Cascade Locks

On this trail party we will continue clearing the upper Oneonta Trail in anticipation of its reopening this fall.Crew Leader:Pete ReaganHike Distance:  Up to 7 miles roundtripElevation Change: up to 800’Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Moderate ComplexityWork Description: Brushing and treadThe goal of this trip is to continue tread improvement on the upper end of the […]

Free

Middle Oneonta Trail Party

Oneonta Trailhead, GPS 45.58853, -122.07852 Historic Columbia River Highway MP 34, Bridal Veil

Crosscut logout and initial brushing of the middle of the Oneonta Trail Crew Leaders: Jane Kauth, Hope McKee Max Size of Crew: 12 (4 Overnighters) Hike Distance:  7 miles Elevation Change: 1700’ Hike Difficulty: Hard Work Difficulty: Moderate Work Description: Crosscut Logout, Brushing This will be an arduous work party and a somewhat longer day […]

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 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-mile loop that has several […]

Free

South Coast- Thursday Sunset Bay Trail Party!

Sunset Bay State Park Sunset Bay State Park, Coos Bay

Join a Thursday half day trail party to brush brush brush out the trails in the Sunset Bay State Park!Crew Leader: Sailee Hike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: 50ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: Easy: We’ll be using loppers and hand saws to clear brush from the trail along the Sunset Bay Trail.Project Overview:We are brushing at Sunset […]

Free

North Coast – Ecola Hiker’s Camp Trail Party

Hiker's Camp Cannon Beach Trail, Seaside

Finishing up the install of steps on the lighthouse overlook trailCrew Leader: Dave D. Hike Distance: 1.2 miles Elevation Gain: 700ft Hike Difficulty: Moderate Work Difficulty: Moderate Project Overview: We’ll be finishing up the installation of log steps over a bad root section of the lightbouse overlook trail. This will involve shoveling and bringing wheelbarrows […]

Free

South Coast: South Slough Reserve Trail Party & BBQ

Placeholder: Location TBD Placeholder, Portland

South Slough Reserve & TKO team up for Trail Stewardship on the reserve's trail system with BBQ afterwards sponsored by Coos Head Food Co-opSouth Slough Reserve & TKO team up for Trail Stewardship on the reserve’s trail system with BBQ afterwards sponsored by Coos Head Food Co-op Crew Leader: Sailee Hike Distance: 2 miles or […]

Free

Gorge/Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift!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 as sharing opportunities […]

Free

TKU Leadership School – Crew Leader School

Placeholder: Location TBD Placeholder, Portland

This event will give current and up and coming ACL's (and current CL's who would like a refresher) a chance to learn and practice new skillsThis event will give current and up and coming ACL’s (and current CL’s who would like a refresher) a chance to learn and practice new skills Crew Leader: Nat, Susan, […]

Free - $20.00

North Coast – Neahkahnie Trail Party Sponsored by Pelican Brewing

Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain Trail - South Trailhead Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain Trail - South Trailhead, Nehalem

Join the fun with fellow Trailkeepers on the iconic Neahkahnie MountainCrew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: 1-2 milesElevation Gain: < 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Slough and bermProject Overview: Come join the party to maintain the trails at Neahkahnie!! With your help we'll be maintaining tread and using loppers, and hand saws to clear […]

Free

North Coast Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift on the North Coast!Trail Ambassadors places volunteers at popular trailheads along the North Oregon Coast. 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 as sharing […]

Donation

Gorge/Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift!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 as sharing opportunities […]

Free

North Coast – Neahkahnie Trail Party Sponsored by Pelican Brewing

Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain Trail - South Trailhead Neah-Kah-Nie Mountain Trail - South Trailhead, Nehalem

Join the fun with fellow Trailkeepers on the iconic Neahkahnie MountainCrew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: 1-2 milesElevation Gain: < 1000 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Restoring treadProject Overview: Come join the party to maintain the trails at Neahkahnie!! With your help we'll be maintaining tread and using loppers, and hand saws to clear and […]

Free

TKU Bridge Lab -Silver Falls

North-Silver Falls, Day/Group Camp Area V9P9+RQ Silverton, Oregon, Silverton

With instruction and support from our State Parks staff partners, we'll begin assembling a fiberglass bridge on the new Centennial Trail.Crew Leader: NelsonMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: <1.5 miles totalElevation Gain: <500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We'll be learning how to build long bridges.Project Overview: We’ll be beginning work on the first bridge […]

Free - $20.00

Upper Oneonta Trail Party

E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector E Larch Mountain Rd & Trail #441 connector, Cascade Locks

On this trail party we will continue clearing the upper Oneonta Trail in anticipation of its reopening this fall.Crew Leader:Pete ReaganHike Distance:  Up to 7 miles roundtripElevation Change: up to 800’Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: Moderate ComplexityWork Description: Brushing and treadThe goal of this trip is to continue tread improvement on the upper end of the […]

Free

TKU Bridge Lab -Silver Falls

North-Silver Falls, Day/Group Camp Area V9P9+RQ Silverton, Oregon, Silverton

With instruction and support from our State Parks staff partners, we'll begin assembling a fiberglass bridge on the new Centennial Trail.Crew Leader: TBDMax Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: <1.5 miles totalElevation Gain: <500′Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: We'll be learning how to build long bridges.Project Overview: We’ll be beginning work on the first bridge […]

Free - $20.00

North Coast – Neahkahnie Gap Trail Party

North Highway 101 & Nehalem Road Hwy 101, Neahkahnie

Neahkahie Gap Trail MaintenanceCrew Leader: Dave D.Hike Distance: Less than 2 miles Elevation Gain: MinimalHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: Easy - ModerateProject Overview:This trail party is oingoing brushing out and maintenance of the Neahkahnie Gap Trail with loppers, electric trimmers and rakes. Hiking information:We'll walk along the Neahkahnie Gap Trail and conduct maintenance as needed.What to […]

Free

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