Powell Butte

Powell Butte Nature Park on Trailforks.com Powell Butte is a 611 acre Portland City Nature park located in outer East portland with about 10 miles of bikable trails and double track and many more open to hiking and trail running. The top of the butte is at several 100 feet of elevation with a 360 … Read More

Gateway Green

Gateway Green on Trailforks.com Opened in 2017, Gateway Green is Portland’s first urban bike park! The park is 25 acres with two miles of trail. There is beginer/kid friendly single track, a very small concrete pump track, a jump line and a skills area. Access It is located in Northeast Portland off the I-205 bike … Read More

Forest Park

Forest Park on Trailforks.com Forest Park is a 5100 acre park in NW Portland with around 70 miles of trails and fire roads. Of those 70 only 29 miles are open to bikes, and only a mile of that is singletrack (Firelane 5). Forest Park is a great spot for a non-technical cross country ride … Read More

LL Stub Stewart State Park

LL Stub Stewart State Park on Trailforks.com Just 30 minutes west of Portland, the LL Stub Stewart State park is 1800 acres comprised of more than 15 miles of trail, ranging from green to double black. These trails are generally open year round and have a little something for everyone! Each year, volunteers contribute more … Read More

Rocky Point

Rocky Point on Trailforks.com The NWTA Rocky Point Recreation Area is a leased property owned by the Weyerhaeuser Company (a private timber company). The area is approximately 3,000 acres, has multiple points of access, and currently has a mixture of gravel roads and trails optimized for off-road cycling, but also open to walking. NWTA members … Read More

COVID-19 Statement

A message from Bob Lessard. President Northwest Trail Alliance NWTA will be cancelling all activities for the remainder of the month of March due to COVID-19 concerns. Our event calendar will be adjusted regularly to be in line with the most up to date recommended practices. We ask our members to follow CDC safety guidelines … Read More

NWTA Going Independent. Farewell IMBA Chapter Program

A message from Bob Lessard. President Northwest Trail Alliance. NB: This post previously made the erroneous statement that NWTA members would retain their IMBA benefits after April 30th. IBMA has clarified that this is not the case. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by our false assumption. The Northwest Trail Alliance has been in a … Read More

Rocky Point Parking

It took a while, but we have parking at our trailhead. This was a top priority, for convenience, but also for the safety of NWTA members. Please park efficiently, and leave room for cars to get by and turn around. We will know soon enough how many cars will squeeze in, but if it’s full, … Read More