Month: June 2020

Gateway Green Update

Phase 2 construction continued at Gateway Green. Gateway Green is a 25 acre-park located in East Portland, at the confluence of 2 major freeways. It has been home to The Dirt Lab, Portland’s first mountain bike park which was built in partnership by Northwest Trail Alliance, Friends of Gateway Green with Portland Parks & Recreation, … Read More

Membership Packet Update

Starting Monday, June 30th, we’re rounding out the month with the NWTA member packet pickup for Rocky Point access. These are required to ride at Rocky Point (new members get a one week grace period). You will get a cool ID tag for your bike, and a parking pass for your car. It’s a process … Read More

Trail Hero 2020 – Ben Aton

Last year we cooked up an idea to bring some love to hard working trail stewards. They are really talented and dedicated people that deserve recognition for what they do. We all ride their trails. Do you know how much time it took to make that happen? One of the greatest pleasures of my job as president is … Read More

2 Miles of New Beginner Trail – Andy Land!!

The brand new Andy Land trail has finally been completed! This beginner-friendly trail intersects RP United just past the power lines, cascades you down toward the lower gate, and then sends you up through the clear-cut to the entrance of the Playground. This two mile trail, with no more than a 5% grade, offers the … Read More

Family Zone – Build Day 1

The NWTA has officially broken ground on a new family zone at Rocky Point. The family zone is the first step in implementing the masterplan for the property. The masterplan guides trail construction with the goal being to create mountain bike opportunities for all levels and styles of rider from novice to expert. If you … Read More

Coexisting with Logging Operations in A Working Forest

(vistit the Rocky Point page for the most up-to-date status on closures) We are extremely lucky to have Rocky Point, but we must remember it is a working forest. We knew this when we signed the lease for the property though. We knew that situations would arise where we would be required to modify our … Read More

NWTA Welcomes Kelsea as our new Operations Coordinator

Northwest Trail Alliance is happy to introduce our new full time Operations Coordinator, Kelsea De Filippis. Growing up in the coastal town of Newport Oregon, Kelsea is used to the rugged scene of the Pacific Northwest and holds a strong bond with the outdoors and the community it draws. From biking to skiing, surfing to … Read More