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.

Nesmith Point Trail Party

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

Clean up of winter debris on the Nesmith Point Trail #428 and continue repairing fire damage to prepare for reopeningCrew Leader: Peter ReaganMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: up to 5 milesElevation Gain: up to 2800 feetHike Difficulty:HardWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Brushing,Rock work, Tread shapingProject Information:Nesmith Point Trail #428 is a scenic and athletic trail […]

Free

Wahkeena Trail Party

Wahkeena Falls Day Use/Picnic Area/Trailhead Wahkeena Trail #420, Troutdale, OR

Join TKO as we clear winter storm debris from Wahkeena Trail!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 3Elevation Gain: 1500 ft Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Debris ClearingProject Information:We'll be carefully removing rock debris from the trail, brushing, and widening where needed using grubbers, loppers, and saws.Hiking information:We will enter at Wahkeena […]

Free

Scouter’s Mountain- New trail construction

Scouters Mountain Nature Park 11000 SE Honorable Way, Happy Valley, OR

TKO volunteers will be working this summer to build a new trail!Crew Leaders: Pat K., Elaine K.Max Size of Crew: 20Hike Distance: < 1 mileElevation Gain: (in ft) 100Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: New Trail ConstructionProject Information: Metro has requested TKO's help designing and installing a new trail at Scouter's Mountain to serve a […]

Free

TKO Saw School -Chainsaw Certification Course (2 Days)

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

USFS-sanctioned Chainsaw (Bucking only) Certification Course (2 days)Crew Leaders: Vito P. - Nathaniel B. - Tom L.Work Description:  Chainsaw Sawyer CertificationFirst Day: 5-6 hrs of outdoor, classroom and 2 hrs of log out classroom Second Day: 1-2 hrs review and 4-6 hrs field certification on the trail Land Manager: Mt Hood National ForestVolunteers can attend […]

$150.00 - $375.00

Metzler Park- New Trail Construction

Metzler Park 24526 S Metzler Park Rd, Estacada, OR

TKO volunteers will be working this summer to build a new trail, build a set of steps, and do general maintenance on an existing trail.Crew Leaders: Pat K., Elaine K.Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: < 1 mileElevation Gain: (in ft) 300Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: New Trail ConstructionProject Information: Metzler Park near Estacada […]

Free

Sunset Bay Trail Party

Sunset Bay State Park Gazebo, Coos Bay, OR

Come join the TKO crew as we revitalize some vital trails in Sunset Bay State Park!Crew Leader: Trevor B.Max Size of Crew: 10Hike Distance: Less Than 3 MilesElevation Gain: <200ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Type: BrushingProject Information:The trail systems along Cape Argo need a helping hand. Join the TKO crew as we start by brushing […]

Free - $20.00

Wyeth Trail Party

Wyeth Trailhead - Historic Columbia River Hwy State Trail 750 Herman Creek Road, Cascade Locks, OR

Join TKO as we repair winter damage on Wyeth Trail!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 5 milesElevation Gain: 2500 feetHike Difficulty: HardWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Debris Clearing, Tread Repair, BrushingProject Information:We will be addressing winter damage on sections of trail restored last year using grub hoes, and brushing using loppers and hand […]

Free

Scouter’s Mountain Trail Party – Women Who Explore

Scouters Mountain Nature Park 11000 SE Honorable Way, Happy Valley, OR

A trail party day building new trail at Scouter's Mountain, hosted by and for women!Crew Leader: Susan/AlisonMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 1 mileElevation Gain: (100ft) Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: New Trail BuildingProject Information:We'll be building a connector trail from a new housing development in to the park. We'll be using digging tools […]

Donation

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Columbia 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 […]

Donation

North Coast: Cape Lookout Trail Party

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

Brushing on the Cape Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: < 5 miles round tripElevation Gain: < 1000'Hike Difficulty: Moderate-DifficultWork Difficulty: Easy Work Description: BrushingWe will be brushing the second half of the Cape Trail.Project Overview: The Cape Trail is a 2.5 mile scenic out and back trail along Cape Lookout. We have brushed out the […]

Free

North Coast Trail Ambassadors

Join us for a trail ambassador shift!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 opportunities for visitors […]

Donation

Samuel Boardman Corridor: Natural Bridges Brushing

Natural Bridges Natural Bridges, Brookings, OR 97415, Brookings, OR

We will be brushing out some trails at Natural Bridges in the Samuel Boardman Scenic Corridor.Crew Leader: Trevor B.Max Size of Crew: 10Hike Distance: 1 Mile or LessElevation Gain: <200ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Type: BrushingProject Information:For this project, we will be brushing out the trails around Natural Bridges. We will focus on the section […]

Free

[CANCELLED] TKO Saw School – Chainsaw Training Course (2 Days)

BLM 3050 NE 3rd Street, Prineville, OR

USFS-sanctioned Chainsaw - bucking only - Certification Course (2 days)Saw Instructors: Vito P. Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 2 milesElevation Gain: (in ft) approx 700Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Description: Sawyer CertificationFirst Day: 5-6 hrs of classroom and 2 hrs hands-on instructionSecond Day: 2 hrs review and 4-6 hrs field certification on the trailLand […]

Donation

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Columbia 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 […]

Donation

North Coast- Cape Lookout South Logout

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

Crosscut logout on the South Trail.Crew Leader: Mark W.Max Size of Crew: 8Hike Distance: <4 milesElevation Gain: <900ftHike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Logout/SwampingProject Information:Removing downed trees on the Cape Lookout South Trail.Hiking information:We'll hike from the trailhead parking lot. The trees are within the first mile. The entire trail to the beach is roughly […]

Free

Nesmith Point Trail Party

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

Clean up of winter debris on the Nesmith Point Trail #428 and continue repairing fire damage to prepare for reopeningCrew Leader: Peter ReaganMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: up to 5 milesElevation Gain: up to 2800 feetHike Difficulty:HardWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Brushing,Rock work, Tread shapingProject Information:Nesmith Point Trail #428 is a scenic and athletic trail […]

Free

Scouter’s Mountain- New trail construction

Scouters Mountain Nature Park 11000 SE Honorable Way, Happy Valley, OR

TKO volunteers will be working this summer to build a new trail!Crew Leaders: Pat K., Elaine K.Max Size of Crew: 20Hike Distance: < 1 mileElevation Gain: (in ft) 100Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: New Trail ConstructionProject Information: Metro has requested TKO's help designing and installing a new trail at Scouter's Mountain to serve a […]

Free

North Coast – Cape Meares Trail Party

Cape Meares Scenic Viewpoint Parking Lot Cape Meares Lighthouse, Tillamook, OR

Come join Trailkeepers of Oregon as we do brushing and maintenance of the Octopus Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: <3 milesElevation Gain: <400ftHike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: EasyWork Type: BrushingProject Information:We'll be using loppers and had saws to trim back vegetation along the Octapus trail. We prioritize safety and fun over quantity […]

Free

TKO & Trailmix – New Trail Construction at Scouter’s Mountain

Scouters Mountain Nature Park 11000 SE Honorable Way, Happy Valley, OR

We'll be building a brand-new trail segment at Scouter's Mountain Nature Park.Crew Leaders: TBDMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: < 1 mileElevation Gain: (in ft) 100Hike Difficulty: EasyWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: New Trail ConstructionProject Information: Metro has requested TKO's help designing and installing a new trail at Scouter's Mountain to serve a new housing development! […]

Free - $20.00

Metzler Park- New Trail Construction

Metzler Park 24526 S Metzler Park Rd, Estacada, OR

TKO volunteers will be working this summer to build a new trail, build a set of steps, and do general maintenance on an existing trail.Crew Leaders: Pat K., Elaine K.Max Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: < 1 mileElevation Gain: (in ft) 300Hike Difficulty: ModerateWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: New Trail ConstructionProject Information: Metzler Park near Estacada […]

Free

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, or work in the canyon.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. The work […]

Free - $20.00

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 work in the canyon.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. The work […]

Wyeth Trail Party

Wyeth Trailhead - Historic Columbia River Hwy State Trail 750 Herman Creek Road, Cascade Locks, OR

Join TKO as we repair winter damage on Wyeth Trail!Crew Leader: Josh DurhamMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: 5 milesElevation Gain: 2500 feetHike Difficulty: HardWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Debris Clearing, Tread Repair, BrushingProject Information:We will be addressing winter damage on sections of trail restored last year using grub hoes, and brushing using loppers and hand […]

Free

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Columbia 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 […]

Donation

Mt. Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift at Mount Hood!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

Mosier Plateau – Trail Ambassador Training Hike

Mosier Plateau Mosier, OR 97040, Mosier, OR

Join your fellow Ambassadors on an excursion to get to know the trails you serve.Hike Leader: Natalie F., Loren P.Max Size of Crew: 10Hike Distance: 3.5 miles totalElevation Gain: 700 ftHike Difficulty: ModerateTrail Overview:The Mosier Plateau Hike is a favorite summer destination for outdoor enthusiasts due to its proximity to Portland, beautiful year-round views, and […]

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North Coast Trail Ambassadors

Join us for a trail ambassador shift!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 opportunities for visitors […]

Donation

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Columbia 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 […]

Donation

Mt. Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift at Mount Hood!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

Columbia Gorge Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift in the Columbia 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 […]

Donation

Mt. Hood Trail Ambassadors

Sign up for an Ambassador shift at Mount Hood!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

Nesmith Point Trail Party

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

Clean up of winter debris on the Nesmith Point Trail #428 and continue repairing fire damage to prepare for reopeningCrew Leader: Peter ReaganMax Size of Crew: 12Hike Distance: up to 5 milesElevation Gain: up to 2800 feetHike Difficulty:HardWork Difficulty: ModerateWork Type: Brushing,Rock work, Tread shapingProject Information:Nesmith Point Trail #428 is a scenic and athletic trail […]

Free

North Coast – Cape Lookout Trail Party

South Trail Cape Lookout Road, Cloverdale, OR

Brushing on the South Trail!Crew Leader: Emily A.Hike Distance: < 6 miles round tripElevation Gain: < 1000'Hike Difficulty: Moderate - DifficultWork Difficulty: Easy Work Description: Brushing, debris removalWe will be brushing the lower half of the South Trail.Project Overview: Severe storm damage has kept this trail closed for two years. We will be working to […]

Free

South Coast- South Slough Boardwalk Decking Campout

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

Volunteer AND Coast Vacay, Join for all 5 days or any part of this camp out (locals too)! Re-decking the boardwalk on the Hidden Crk TrailVolunteer AND Coast Vacay, Join for all 5 days or any part of this camp out (locals too)! Re-decking the boardwalk on the Hidden Crk Trail Crew Leader: Pat & […]

Free - $20.00

Central Oregon – Trail Skill Classes

Allingham Campground Allingham Campground, Camp Sherman, OR

Learn trail skills from basic to advanced at the Allingham Trail Skill College near Sisters Oregon. Single day and multiday classes.Crew Leader: MultipleMax Size of Crew: 100Hike Distance: Varies by classElevation Gain: Varies by classHike Difficulty: Easy to ModerateWork Difficulty: EasyWork Type: Multiple classes Project Information:Allingham training is put on by PCTA, Forest Service, and […]

Free

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