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Gwynn Creek Trail Party – Central Coast

May 24 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm

Join TKO as we work to restore the Gwynn Creek Trail surface using grubbers, digging tools, and (bent over) shovels.

Crew Leader: Noelle W.

Max Size of Crew: 12

Hike Distance: 1/2 mile to 1 mile

Elevation Gain: 50 – 100 feet

Hike Intensity: Low

Work Intensity: Low to Moderate

Work Type: Tread work and maybe minimal brushing


Project Information:

We will be doing some basic tread maintenance, using grubbers, tread tools, and shovels to restore the surface of the trail. We will work at a gentle pace, enjoy the forest landscape , and take some time for lunch.

Hiking information:

We will meet at the Neptune State Park Scenic Viewpoint north parking lot before we cross the highway to get on the trail. We will hike to our worksite, about 1/4 to 1/2 mile in. There are some ups and downs along this trail, about 50 – 100 feet of elevatain gain.

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


May 24
11:00 am - 3:30 pm


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