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Blacklock Point Trail Party – South Coast

April 28 at 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us brushing and fixing up the trails around Blacklock Point!

Crew Leader: Trevor B.

Max Size of Crew: 5

Hike Distance: 4 miles round trip

Elevation Gain: minimal

Hike Intensity: Moderate

Work Intensity: Moderate

Work Type: Brushing and possibly tread work.

Note:Humbug Mountain State Park is offering free camping to volunteers that wish to participate in this event. Camping is available the night of Thursday, April 25th to the morning of Sunday, April 28th. Please email trevor.bradford@trailkeepersoforegon.org if you would like to camp, and what nights you plan on camping.

Project Information:

For this one we will be hiking in 1.5 miles each way to Blacklock Point. We will then brush out the trail system there. We may also handle some tread and drainage issues.

Hiking information:

The hike into Blacklock Point is mostly flat, with some uneven ground. Participants are expected to hike themselves and personal gear in and out 1.5 miles each way. There are some spots of standing water and mud that we may need to navigate around.

You should plan to participate in this trail party for its entirety. For safety reasons, please do not arrive late or expect to be able to leave early.

Event details:

Detailed event information, including directions to the meeting location, will be provided to registrants via email 48 hours prior to the event. If you’re volunteering for the first time, read this blog by a volunteer to know what to expect at your first trail party.

What to bring:

  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks/lunch
  • Work gloves if you have them (loaner gloves available)
  • Any medications or emergency supplies you may need
  • Sunscreen + insect repellent
  • A pack to bring all of this with you on trail
  • TKO provides all tools and personal protective equipment (hard hats, gloves, glasses)
  • Need gear? TKO has clothes, boots, camping gear, and more available for loan. Reach out to volunteers@trailkeepersoforegon.org to let us know how we can help!

What to wear:

  • Boots (Please wear something sturdy that will protect your toes from sharp tools. Tennis shoes are not recommended. Open-toed shoes will not be allowed.)
  • Long sleeved shirts and pants
  • Rain gear, insulating layers, sun protection, etc. as appropriate for the weather

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: TKO recognizes that the trails we work on travel through the traditional lands of many Indigenous tribes and communities. We are the most recent in a long line of stewards to this land, and it is our responsibility to do so with humility and respect. We are grateful to these tribes and their descendants for being the original and continuing stewards of these spaces, and encourage everyone to go beyond a land ackowledgment by supporting Indigenous communities and organizations in your area.

ACCOMMODATION REQUESTS: TKO seeks to make our events inclusive of people of all backgrounds and abilities. If you would like to discuss potential accommodations to allow for your participation in this event, please click here to complete a short Google survey. TKO staff will then contact you to discuss options. Please note: available accommodations will vary by event and typically need to be requested a minimum of two weeks in advance. If you have any questions, please contact TKO Stewardship Manager Lindsay McIntosh-Tolle at lindsay.mcintosh@trailkeepersoforegon.org.

EQUITY & INCLUSION: TKO seeks to make Oregon’s trails a place where people can go to connect with nature & one another. Not everyone feels safe or welcome in the outdoors due to issues like racism, bias, and hate. We commit to being part of the solution to this problem and to enact change. Conduct, speech, or expressions that target any individual or group will not be tolerated by TKO.

PERSONAL SAFETY: Your physical and emotional safety is our number one priority. If a person’s actions or comments make you feel uncomfortable or unsafe, you may: interrupt directly, tell a crew leader, and/or inform TKO staff via the post-event survey.

While TKO no longer requires masking/vaccination for our events, we do support those who choose to mask for their own safety. We ask participants to respect the health of folks who wear masks by distancing or wearing a mask while in close proximity.


April 28
10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Blacklock Point- Floras Lake Trails
92200 Airport Road
Sixes, OR 97476 United States
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