Not-Even-Close-to-Weekly Mid-Fall Regional Roundup

Autumn is almost over, but there’s still so much trail fun to be had! Here’s your NWTA “Weekly” Roundup of all the MTB-related happenings locally and a little further afield. Don’t worry, we’ll get back to a more regular schedule after the holidays! Check out our Community Calendar for longer range planning. We hope to see

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

Successful Trail Reroute Work Party at Stub Stewart

Last Friday, October 19th we hosted a work party for the reroute of the Williams Creek Horseshoe which has been four years in the making and was funded through grants from REI and the Washington County Visitors Association. Trail Keepers of Oregon has partnered with us on this trail, and Steve the Executive Director that

Oregon Mountain Bike Summit Recap

The second annual Oregon Mountain Biking Coalition (OMBC) Summit was a huge success! We had 14 mountain bike groups, important land managers and a few political folks in the room – for a grant total of 50 passionate Oregon mountain bikers. The food was good, the conversation was lively, the smiles were abundant and the

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

Weekly Roundup (Extended Outlook)

Hi all! This week’s update on upcoming events is looking at fun stuff a little further out on the calendar. We’ve got a bunch more events coming up fast. Summer might be coming to an end, but we’ve got an awesome line up of fall activities for you! Please join us for more MTB bike fun:


Pumice plains, old growth forests, epic trails and one giant volcano.  The 2018 St. Helens International Festival of trails is in the books.  Over 100 volunteers converged on the Marble Mountain Sno-park for this annual weekend of riding, stewardship and camping at Mt. St. Helens National Monument.   Attendees ranged in age from 3 to 83

Volcanic Journey

Words and pictures by Mallory Nowels You have to be a special kind of person to want to cram 80 miles with 12,000 feet of climbing into one weekend. I am that special kind of person. I’ve got this great ability of forgetting how challenging something was and only remembering how rewarding it was to

Weekly Regional Roundup

August is almost here and there’s so much trail fun to be had! We all like to keep our schedules open for things that pop up, but sometimes you’ve got to plan for the future.  If you haven’t already, sign up for the SHIFT MTB Fest! This 3-day camp out (8/16-19) on St. Helens is