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Sandy Ridge Shuttle Fundraiser is BACK!

NWTA presents the Sandy Ridge Shuttle fundraiser event. It’s back & better than ever! This is your chance to catch a ride to the top… over and over again! In between laps, hang out at our base camp, enjoy some snacks, borrow a demo bike, and more. Tickets are going fast, so don’t miss your

Kevin Neidorf

We regret to inform you of the passing of Kevin Neidorf. He was a friend to the Northwest Trail Alliance community. His energy and passion inspired many people. He will be missed. A celebration of his life will be held on February 24th (details below). Kevin’s family wishes to honor him through organizations that align

Oregon Trail News: Salmonberry Trail Project

New Year, New Organization Leads the Salmonberry Trail Project The Salmonberry Trail Foundation is a new non-profit with a mission to transform a former rail line into a one-of-a-kind Pacific Northwest outdoor experience. The proposed 84 uninterrupted miles of multi-use, non-motorized trail will connect the Portland-Metro area to the Oregon Coast, gently descending through Salmonberry

Northwest Trail Sisters New Beginnings for New Riders Ride Recap

24 bold women showed up for the New Beginnings for New Riders clinic sponsored by Proper Cycle Werks at Growlers Gulch trails in Castle Rock, WA on Sunday 01/06! Despite a strong weather front that moved in the night before, these women arrived, undeterred, ready to learn a thing or two about the magical world

SRT TRAIL PROJECT

NWTA – FAT TIRE FARM was a huge success. Brent Sullivan (SRT Trail Steward) did another outstanding job of organizing and leading another successful trail project. 60+ volunteers helped work on the new trail called Johnny Royle (opening spring 2019) and did trail maintenance throughout the SRT system Special thanks go to Fat Tire Farm

Oregon Department Of Forestry Seeking Advisory Committee Members

BE PART OF THE STATE FORESTS CONVERSATION: ADVISORY COMMITTEE SEEKS MEMBERS Do you like riding in the Tillamook State Forest? Interested in helping to shape decisions that can impact trails?  A committee advising Oregon Department of Forestry staff on forest operations, projects and activities (this means recreation) is currently seeking applications to fill three vacancies.

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!

TRAIL NINJAs @ STUB

A Trail Ninja is described as an expert in the art of trail building, agile, stealthy, nimble, and master of Rogue Hoe & Mcloud. This weekends Trail Ninja mission at Stub was a success.  We combined mountain biking with trail work.  We did dirt work re-building bermed corners and enhanced the flow of the Shoofly Trail at Stub. Thanks to David Rogers (Stub Stewart LST) our tools were staged

Proper Cycle Werks womens’ mini-clinic & #optoutside options

Yesterday, Proper Cycle Werks and Nancy Stone led a crew of 15 NW Trail Sisters around Growlers for a great mini-clinic.  We braved the chilly morning in Castle Rock and wound our way to some of the higher trails in the Growlers system under the watchful eye of Mt. Saint Helens.  Warmed up, we settled in to

2019 NWTA Event Schedule

The following is the monthly list of events organized by, or partnered with NWTA. If you want to work with NWTA on an event, please don’t hesitate to contact us volunteer@nw-trail.org. NOTE: Some changes to specific dates may occur. Check calendar for details of event once published officially. March 30th-31st – Tillamook State Forest Spring