Gateway Green

Friends Of Gateway Green – Join Now!

“The Friends of Gateway Green (FoGG) was formed as an Oregon nonprofit corporation in March 2009. It filed for and received 501(c)(3) status with the IRS the same year.  Our mission is to promote the transformation of an under-used, neglected, publicly-owned property into a regional asset that provides open space and recreational opportunities, and improves … Read More

PP&R and NWTA Gateway green/Ventura Agreement – PRESS RELEASE

Portland, OR, March 9, 2021 Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) enters into a formal agreement with The City of Portland Parks & Recreation Bureau (PP&R) to maintain & steward the off-road cycling facilities at Gateway Green & Ventura Park. This agreement’s primary goal is for the maintenance and stewardship of off-road cycling facilities at Gateway Green … Read More

Gateway Green is Open

Written by Juntu Oberg While Phase 2 upgrades are not yet complete, Portland Parks and Rec has opened the park for public use. Park hours for Gateway Green are 5 am to 9 pm. Crews are still working on elements such as utilities, so please stay clear of any workers. Services such as the Portland … Read More

The Goodson’s – a little ryder story

Late summer, we met up with the Goodson’s at Sandy Ridge to meet their family’s star mountain biker, Ryder. Ryder is the son of Sandy and Brad, and big brother to Kaydence (age 1). We discovered Ryder when the family entered our #NWTAridesfromhome Social Media contest. We wanted to know how he started riding at … Read More

Gateway Green First Dig Day – Recap

This past Saturday, with the help of Portland Parks and Recreation, NWTA held its first volunteer work party since COVID19 brought everything to a grinding halt. For the past several months, contractors and professional trail builders, such as Jason Wells from Sasquatch Trails, have been hard at work moving Gateway Green from its humble beginning … Read More

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

Gateway Green Update – Construction Continues

Our friends at Portland Parks and Recreation just recently shared the following pictures to let everyone know that construction at Gateway Green is continuing. Please note that the entire park is closed and there is no public access. Let’s do our part and let the professionals do their job and get this project done in … Read More