Oregon’s North Coast


Volunteer Participants


Hours of Service


Feet of Trail Improved


In-Kind Value


Stewardship for the People's Coast

1,656 Hours of Volunteer Service

were invested in coastal trails by TKO in 2022

The first $500 in gifts this week is being matched by our friends at Pelican Brewing. Your gift today will help us reach our goal twice as fast!

Oregon’s north coast draws countless visitors from near and far seeking unique experiences, many of them hitting the trails for a hike they’ll never forget.  Throughout 2023, TKO volunteers maintained 56,771 feet of north coast trails over 1,656 hours. From new trail building to rerouting to clearing downed trees and vegetation, each event makes a tangible difference in the hiking experience. 

Your financial contribution today directly funds trail maintenance, new trail construction, and vital advocacy efforts, safeguarding these cherished trails for generations to come. There’s more to be done for Oregon’s coastal trails, but we can’t get there without you!

Weekly Raffle

Our friends at Pelican Brewing are sweetening the deal for those who give to Oregon’s trails this week!

Give $50 or more this week (11/6 – 11/12) and you’ll be entered to win one of three Pelican Prize Packs, including a hoody, hat, tee, a case of sparkle hops and more!

Not able to give at this time? Anyone who donates their time at a TKO trail party this week will also be entered to win!

Where to next?

Because of our donors and supporters, we were able to do over 60 events on the Oregon coast in 2023. Though 60+ event days are too many to recount here, there are some standout projects that we want to highlight.

One such project on the Cascade Head Preserve came as the result of a wonderful partnership with The Nature Conservancy. Working jointly, our two organizations rerouted a portion of the iconic Cascade Head Trail that had become a danger to hikers and the surrounding grasslands.

Other efforts on the northern coast have focused on maintaining existing stretches of trail. The trail at Cape Meares Beach, well known for its lighthouse and “octopus tree”, underwent many critical improvements. The repair of a washed out trail section, the spreading of gravel to mediate muddy spots, and the decommissioning of a user trail all contributed to making this once-neglected trail a destination for visitors.


TKO would like to thank Oregon State Parks, the U.S. Forest Service, The Nature Conservancy, Travel Oregon, and the Oregon Coast Visitors Association for their support of TKO’s service in stewarding Oregon’s trails.

TKO volunteers are planning to get even more done in 2024, but they need your help to get there!

Give a gift to TKO today. 


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