General

Open NWTA board position – Community Director

The Northwest Trail Alliance’s Nominating Committee is searching for a member volunteer who is interested in filling an open position for a Community Director on our Board of Directors. Any interested parties should email volunteer@nw-trail.org Community Director Are you gregarious? Do you like interacting with people and putting a smile on their face? NWTA is

Jan 5 Build Establishes New Record at Growlers Gulch

Originally posted at WriteTek Northwest Written by Jim LeMonds It was a classic Growlers Gulch build with 136 volunteers coming out to work on several big projects. The total eclipsed the previous record of 130. Here’s what got done – Carnage – The line is completely buffed out. It will be muddy and soft for

The Pipeline Trail at Rocky Point is Done

Written by Jered Bogli Update from our work on Saturday 12/21. The Pipeline – aka the ridge, aka the connector is DONE! Overall the trail now drains 100% better. Segments of the trail were re-routed to help accomplish this, we laid lots of gravel to keep mud off of bikes, built up rollers and pump

Do you want more trails?

Your donations help build more trails This is not an IMBA request. Contributions go directly to Northwest Trail Alliance. It has been an incredible year. We are creating more riding opportunities and there is no end in sight. We know we can build on the momentum of 2019 and do even better in 2020. This

Advocacy Alert – Timothy Lake Trails

The existing trails around Timothy lake are a great place to take family and friends. Please take the time to send your comments to help PGE build more trails open to bikes. If you have never been, you should. Find out more about the trails & the area: MTB Project – Timothy Lake Loop. CALL

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