Work Party

Get the shovel out

HUGE - Sandy Ridge Trail Project

Sat, 11/08/2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

NW Trail Alliance (NWTA) will be sending crews throughout the Sandy Ridge Trail System to do tread repair and making new trail improvements.

To accomplish all the work needed, we need 80 to 100 volunteers.

This will be our SINGLE LARGEST trail project for the Fall season and our efforts will be enhanced with the support of the BLM, IMBA Trail Solutions and multiple event sponsors.

RSVP now!!!   so we can properly prepare and plan for the days activities (tools, equipment, food, and so on).

Our Goal is to send 10 teams of 8 people to multiple project sites.  In a single day we will be working on miles of trail and we need your help to accomplish everything that needs to be done.  


Stub Stewart State Park - Freeride trail work party

Repeats every 2 weeks until Mon Jun 01 2015 .
Sat, 11/01/2014 - 8:45am - 2:45pm

** Rain or Shine **

Gather at the Welcome Center parking lot @ 8:45am to sign-in.  Project leader will cover project descriptions, safety talks, etc.  Will caravan in vehicles to project site using maintenance access roads starting at 9am.  

What to bring?  Tools will be supplied but bring your own work gloves, water, and snack.

Parking?  Parking is free for volunteers.  




Mt Hood Work Party/ Shuttle Ride

 Saturday October 24th, NWTA will assist with a Mount Hood work party on the Bottle Prairie Trail off Road 44.

Depending on weather, we will arrange vehicles to finish the work party with a ride down Dog River.

Halo on the Hood by patmans.



SSSP XC Trail build

Sun, 11/02/2014 - 9:30am - 1:30pm

We're building a brand new AM/XC trail at Stub Stewart. This new and unknown descending trail is about 80% done, needs some more bench cutting and fine tuning. Bring a bike for the 1.5mi pedal up the paved banks-vernonia trail, knobbies not required.

Meet at Buxton trailhead, 24600 nw bacona rd. Be sure to Google or navigate to this address because we will not meet in the park!

Tools are provided and conveniently staged at the work site. Bring weather appropriate clothing as we build rain or shine, work gloves strongly recommended. Bring a lunch or snack.


Lacamas Lake Trails work party - Saturday, October 25th

Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:45am - 12:00pm

Looking for another close-in trail system to ride?  Come check out the trails around Lacamas Lake in Camas, WA.  Really fun trails for all kinds of riders:


Sandy Ridge Trail Project

Sun, 12/07/2014 - 9:00am - 2:00pm

NW Trail Alliance (NWTA) will be sending 4 teams of volunteers to key project sites fine-tune NEW trail improvements that were recently built by IMBA’s Trail Solutions expert trail builder, Jason Wells.

This will be a great opportunity to get a close look at the new features being built in November and be part of their final shaping.

To accomplish all the work needed, we need 40 to 50 volunteers.

This will be our last trail project for the season.  So lets make it count.

Our efforts will be enhanced by the additional support of the BLM and multiple event sponsors.

RSVP now!!!  so we can properly prepare and plan for the days activities (tools, equipment, food, and...)



Growlers (Castle Rock) Mega built work party

Sat, 11/15/2014 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

The annual foul weather mega-build at Growlers is on for Saturday, November 15th. We are in the process of completing all the recon and prep that is necessary to make this work.

Our focus will be on a three-mile loop that will be a significant addition to the system. With area between the trailhead and the blue gate limited and logging on the way, the future is going to be farther out and to the north.

All info about tools, crew breakdown, meeting places, etc. will be forthcoming.  If you are interested in helping out, please contact Jim Lemonds at:


Stub Stewart Monthly Trail Build - Meet at Hilltop

Its time again for 1st Saturday of the month trail building parties at Stub Stewart.  This will be in addition to Take a Kid Mtn Biking and Take a Kid Trailbuilding events happening at the same time.  


Eichler bike park work party

Mike Estes will be hosting a work party to finish the jumps at Eichler Bike Park on July 16th. The work will be from 5pm to 9pm (sunset)

Bring gloves, water, flathead shovels, buckets or wheelbarrows, well behaved dogs are very welcome too!

Please share these details on your social media outlets. If anyone has a question, please direct them to my email at

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