Sandy Ridge Trail Project

Please join the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) and the Bureau of Land management (BLM) for a Sandy Ridge Trail System (SRTS) trail maintenance and build day,  Sunday, May 18th, 2014.

Trail mainenance focus: Volunteers will form into small groups and make improvements to the lower section of Hide & Seek.  In addition there is a strong possibily that we will be building some new trail. 

If you ride these wonderful trails, please come out and help keep them in great shape!

Expectations?  A few hours of trail work from 10am-2pm.  At 2pm we grab our bikes and prepare to ride.  As a bonus for helping work on the trails, our event sponsor Fat Tire Farm, will be shuttling people to the top in their vans .  Never been to a work party?  No problem, come and we'll provide instruction.  

Please use the sign-up form to help us prepare for the number of attendees coming.

Here's a link to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Sandy Ridge Trail System map that describes the planned and completed Sandy Ridge trails.  The map now includes the Follow the Leader and Flow Motion trails.  For more information about these trails see the BLM Website.

Meeting Spot: Sandy Ridge Trail System parking lot (Google map)

Meeting Time: 10:00 AM  ( please show up early (9:45) so everyone can sign in) 

What to Bring:  Boots, gloves, water/food, weather appropriate clothing and bike for riding afterward.

*If you have your own shovel/trail tools that you want to bring, please feel free to bring them.

Directions from Portland:  Head east on Highway 26 to the second E. Sleepy Hollow Drive sign(start looking to your left when you see the Windells sign).  Turn left on E. Sleepy Hollow Drive and go down to the second street which is E. Barlow Trail Road.  Turn right on E. Barlow Trail Rd.  Continue across the bridge, and down for about a 1/2 mile, past the first parking area/restroom on the left, until you see the Sandy Ridge Trail System parking lot on your left (BLM sign, paved road).

Questions? Contact Tom Slovak at toms[at]nw-trail[dot]org

Price: $0.00

Project was a success - Thank you!

THANK YOU to the 35 volunteers who came out for the latest trail project.
Our mission was to fix breaking bumps, build up berms on the lower section of Hide & Seek Trail. As a team we moved a lot of gravel and stone pavers (provided by BLM).

*** Special thanks goes to our key event sponsor ( Fat Tire Farm ) who provided lots of swag, post ride shuttle vehicles and a volunteer crew. 

Other event sponsors include:

Portland Design Works and Dakine who provided food and additional swag.

Post trail work Shuttle - bring your bike

It is confirmed that our event sponsor, Fat Tire Farm, will be bringing (2) shuttle vans.  

So bring your bike for a 'post trail project' ride.

Arrival time - show up early

Please show up a little early (9:45) so everyone can sign in and we can start at 10.

Event sponsors update

Event sponsors are: Fat Tire Farm and Dakine