Trails

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Advocacy Alert – New MTB Trail in Tillamook State Forest

THIS IS A CALL TO ACTION – Public comment needed to support the EXCALIBUR GRAVITY TRAIL in the Tillamook State Forest. Written by R. McLane from Westside Trail Federation Imagine this… A mere 35 minute drive west of Beaverton (hwy 6, just west of Brown’s camp area), starting from the top of one of the largest

“Storm the Coast” Klootchy Big Dig – Recap

Our NCTA partners put on a high energy event, and NWTA signed up 40 people to Storm the Coast and build some trail on the burgeoning new Klootchy Creek trail system in Clatsop county near Seaside/Cannon Beach. A total of 65 people turned up. People came from Portland, Vancouver, Camas, Troutdale, Longview, Castle Rock, Tigard,

Tillamook Trail Mix Event Recap

80+ volunteers from 5 organizations representing 4 different user groups gathered at Gales Creek Campground on Saturday March 30th for the inaugural Trail Mix, a Tillamook State Forest Clean Up. Trail Mix was a brainchild of Nathan Frechen, an active trail steward with the Oregon Timber Trail & Jeremy Long, owner of Daybreak Racing, a

Oh, Sandy, we’ve missed you (trail report)

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been having some serious separation anxiety without access to my go-to trails at SRT. So, when the weather got warm this weekend, my partner Chris and I headed up to do a little recon. Long story short, on Sunday, nothing above TNT & Little Monkey was worth the

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

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

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

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

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