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Silver Falls State Park Trail Party

June 9 at 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

We will be working to improve trail tread and hinge on the Buck Mountain Trail.

Crew Leader: Art Mills

Hike Distance: 1 mile

Elevation Gain: 500 feet

Hike Difficulty: Moderate

Work Difficulty: Moderate/Hard

Project Overview:

The project will be to work on the tread and hinge to repair the trail.

Hiking information:

The hike in is about 1 mile with elevation gain.

What to expect:

We prioritize safety and fun over the amount of work done. We will be hauling gravel for most of the day so we will encourage everyone to work within their limits, pace themselves and take breaks often.

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

What to bring:

  • Lunch
  • Plenty of water
  • Snacks
  • Personal hygiene kit – must include a face mask/covering, hand sanitizer or sanitizing wipes and work gloves (loaner gloves available if you do not have your own)

What to wear:

  • Hiking boots or shoes (Please wear something sturdy that will protect your toes from sharp tools. Tennis shoes are not recommended and open toed shoes will not be allowed.)
  • Work gloves if you have them. (loaner gloves available)
  • Long sleeved shirts and pants.
  • Rain gear as appropriate for the weather
  • TKO will supply hard hats and safety glasses


Directions will be provided prior to the event as it depends on the area where the work is to be done.

Make your volunteer experience go the extra mile this month by joining our Spring 2023 Trailkeeper Challenge! Become a Trail Champion by hiking, volunteering, or spending time outside and earn awesome prizes from our partners at Arcteryx, REI, and Trail Butter!

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 throughout history. We are privileged to volunteer on these lands & express gratitude to the descendants of these tribes for being the original stewards of this land.

PERSONAL SAFETY: Your physical & emotional safety is our number one priority. If a person’s actions or comments make you feel uncomfortable/unsafe – interrupt directly, tell a crew leader &/or complete a post-event survey.

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 & welcome in the outdoors due to racism, bias & hate. We commit to being part of the solution to change that. Conduct, speech, or expressions that target individuals or groups 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, or socioeconomic status.


June 9
8:30 am - 3:30 pm


Silver Falls state park
20024Silver Fals hwy
Silverton, OR 97381 United States
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