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24 Trail Sisters #optoutside on Black Friday

It was a balmy 35 degrees on Black Friday when 24 Trail Sisters met at Rocky Point to #optoutside together for an intermediate level ride on the north side of the trail system. But this story began several weeks prior in early October at the NWTA Leadership Retreat. The Rocky Point local stewardship team (LST)

Thank you to all the givers

  The Northwest Trail Alliance is thankful for a dedicated community of givers. We are thankful for the valuable time and energy people give so that we can build and maintain the trails we love. We are thankful for the boots on the ground, the dirt muscle, the cat herding and organizing, and the less

Join NWTA at Metro Parks and Nature Gratitude Mixer

Please join us for a night of music, food and celebration right in the heart of Portland. About this Event Date and Time: Wed, December 4, 2019 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM PST Location: June Key Delta Community Center 5940 North Albina Avenue Portland, OR 97217 “Thank you is the best prayer that anyone could

2020 NWTA (Tentative) Calendar of Events

Please note that this list is subject to change. Check the  NWTA events page for confirmation & sign up links. Questions? Email: volunteer@nw-trail.org January: Saturday 4th: Tillamook State Forest Work Party (Sickter Lars Loop or Wilson River Trail) Sunday 5th: Stub Stewart Work Party Saturday 11th: Tillamook State Forest Work Party (Sickter Lars Loop or

Planning for 2020

It’s time to register for the NWTA “Active Volunteer” Leadership Retreat which will occur on October 12, 2019. What is it? The Active Volunteer Leadership Retreat is open to anyone interested in getting involved with NWTA. It’s our yearly meeting to review what we accomplished during the year and work together to sketch out what we

NWTA volunteer positions. We need you !!!!

The Northwest Trail Alliance is in need of motivated people to help keep the well oiled NWTA machine running smoothly. If you have a few hours per week to commit, we could use the help. We are looking for people with any or all of the following skills: Web design and maintenance skills (WordPress) Social

New Trails in Lake Oswego!

Northwest Trail Alliance is excited to announce that progress is being made with the design and construction of the new Farr Bike Park and Luscher Trails in Lake Oswego. This project is a direct result of our successes at Gateway Green, Chehalem Ridge, and the goodwill generated by NWTA advocacy efforts and you, our members!

CZ Trail Update

Wayne Naillon’s legacy continues.  Construction is beginning soon on improvements to the Crown Zellerbach Trail (CZ Trail) between Scappoose and Vernonia that will include bike repair stations, improved signage, and other Trailhead improvements.  The $6,000 that we raised in Wayne’s memory was used as the cornerstone match for a $150,000 Oregon Parks and Recreation Department

NWTA Fall Membership Drive

Your membership powers NWTA   The 2018 NWTA Fall Membership Drive kicks off today, making it a great time to join or renew your membership. Help us reach over 2,000 members this year with an individual or family membership. In the greater Portland area, Northwest Trail Alliance volunteers have helped make a whole lot of