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North Coast – Cape Falcon 3-Day

July 15, 2022 at 9:30 am - July 17, 2022 at 4:30 pm

Tread and drainage work on the Cape Falcon Trail. Join for one day or all three!

Crew Leader: Emily A.

Max Size of Crew: 12

Hike Distance: Up to 6 mi./day

Elevation Gain: 400ft.

Hike Difficulty: Moderate to Hard

Work Difficulty: Moderate to Hard

Work Type: Digging drain trenches, dips, tread work, brushing

Project Information:

We’ll be constructing drainage features (trenches, dips) on the Cape Falcon Trail and getting creative to mitigate water interactions with this heavily-used scenic trail while working within archaeological parameters and guidelines for soil disturbance. Camping will be available at the group site at Nehalem Bay and you may join for single or multiple days of this trip, we need all the hands (and minds) we can get to improve this trail!

Hiking information:

The majority of the work will take place within the first mile and a half of the trailhead but the hike can be treacherous and muddy given the condition of the trail. We may make it out to the viewpoint one day to brush out the viewpoint portion of the trail which tends to grow in very heavily with salal.

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.

COVID-19 Information:

**You will be asked to electronically sign the e-waiver for this event, provide proof of vaccination or recent negative COVID-19 test result, and perform a self-assessment health screening within the 24 hours preceding the event.** The crew leader for this event will verify that you have completed these requirements at the trailhead safety talk before the trail party begins. The registration confirmation and pre-event emails will contain further details and links.

What to bring:

  • Lunch
  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks
  • Gloves if you have them (loaner gloves available)
  • Self-sufficient camping and meal supplies

What to wear:

  • Boots (Please wear something sturdy that will protect your toes from sharp tools. Tennis shoes are not recommended and may not be allowed.)
  • Work gloves (loaner gloves available)
  • Long sleeved shirts and pants.
  • Rain gear, insulating layers, sun protection, etc. as appropriate for the weather
  • TKO will supply hard hats and safety glasses


Directions will be supplied to registrants via email 48 hours before event

LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: TKO recognizes that the trails we work on travel through the traditional lands of many Indigenous tribes. In every corner of what we now call Oregon, these people were forced to cede their land, their home, to the US government at various times from 1853 – 1871. We are privileged to be here today and we express gratitude to these tribes and their descendents for being the original and continuing stewards of these spaces.

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 that include 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, regardless of whether they are based on age, citizenship, disability, ethnicity, gender identity/expression, geographic origin, language, marital status, nationality, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status.

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.


July 15, 2022 at 9:30 am
July 17, 2022 at 4:30 pm


Oswald West State Park
Cape Falcon
Arch Cape, OR 97102 United States
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