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Trail Ambassador Intro Hike – Central Coast

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

See what TKO Trail Ambassadors are all about! This event is open to existing Ambassadors and anyone interested in the program.

Hike Leaders: Noelle W.

Hike Distance: 3 miles

Elevation Gain: 300 feet

Hike Intensity: Low to Moderate


Site Overview:

Sweet Creek Falls Trail Complex is located near Mapleton on Hwy 126 inland of the Oregon Coast. Four tiered-plunges ranging from 10 to 30 feet cascade for a total of 70 feet creating a multiple waterfall effect. Many other smaller falls grace the hike in.

Hiking information:

We will be hiking the Sweet Creek Trail, starting at the Sweet Creek Trail parking lot. This trail is a 3 mile route with about 300 feet in elevation gain. The first part of this hike is generally considered low intensity. Dogs are prohibited. Click here for more information on the trail, including a map.

What to expect:

We will be meeting at the trailhead in the morning to do introductions, chat Trail Ambassadors, and set up the table station before heading out on the hike to learn about the area we are serving. This site is managed by Siuslaw National Forest and we ask that you follow all posted signage and regulations.

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

What to bring:

  • Plenty of water
  • Lunch + snacks
  • Any medications or emergency supplies you may need
  • Sunscreen + insect repellent
  • A pack to bring all of this with you on trail
  • 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:

  • Comfortable shoes for hiking
  • Rain gear, insulating layers, sun protection, etc. as appropriate for the weather


Detailed event information, including exact meeting location and driving directions, will be shared to registered participants in the days prior to the event.


May 25
10:00 am - 3:00 pm


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