Rocky Point

Rocky Point North Side Build

Over the last year, most of the property on the north side of Rocky Point road was logged, affecting all of the original forested trails there (except RP United and Andyland). NWTA has been planning for the eventual clearcut of this area for a while, and has already started to rebuild the area. The trails … Read More

Rocky Point Open

Rocky Point re-Opening

Weyerhaeuser has re-opened recreational properties in WA and OR effective 9/12/2022. Rocky Point is open. Please check for Rocky Point updates at https://www.nw-trail.org/rocky-point Please check with appropriate land management agencies for all other trail systems.

Ride Leader Training at Rocky Point Recap

Written by Elaine Bothe, NWTA Instructor “What should I carry in my pack?” was a question a student asked during the NWTA Intro to Ride Leader Training session held on August 7, 2022, at Rocky Point.  A sold-out group of six riders joined the class on a warm Sunday in August. Sticking to a particularly … Read More

Trail Sisters Advanced Intermediate Class Recap

Written by Allie Hurtgen, Certified Mountain Bike Coach The Trail Sisters cannot get enough of Fanny’s Yer Aunt! On Sunday, July 24th, we got together for an intermediate/advanced skills clinic at Rocky Point. We started the morning working on skills that the trails at Rocky Point command: braking, steep descending, ratcheting, and low ready position. … Read More

Trail Sisters Rocky Point Beginner-Level Ride Recap

Written by Nancy Stone, Education & Sustainability Director ([email protected]) The Trail Sisters are at it again at Rocky Point! This time a group of 11 folks joined the beginner-level ride on Monday evening. Before hitting the trails, we learned how to do a pre-ride bike safety check as well as a few quick exercises on bike/body separation.  … Read More

Event Recap: NW Trail Sisters Intermediate+ Ride at Rocky Point

Written by Allie Hurtgen On Monday, the Trail Sisters got together for a rip through the Twisted Forest at Rocky Point. This was the first group ride on the trails Twisted Sisters and Twisted Knickers; and the women who attended were stoked! Since we were in for a night of pedaling, we started the ride … Read More

Fanny’s Yer Aunt Opens at Rocky Point

Written by Ali Evershed The vision for Fanny’s Yer Aunt began in September 2020, when Nancy Stone was the only woman seated at the table to plan future trails at Rocky Point. Staring at the underrepresentation in the room she thought, “What if we create a trail that’s designed and built by all women?” Nancy … Read More

The Everblades is now open! (mostly)

After an endlessly wet spring, the new Everblades area is ready to open most of the trails. On June 8th, we will be opening the 1.2 mile blue flow/jump trail (Machete), and the 1.2 mile green climb to return (Butter knife). Machete is a flow/jump line with small to medium sized features designed to help riders … Read More

Announcing Twisted Sisters

This is the story of a unique new trail and the story of the multi-talented trail architect/builder Charlie Kohlmeier. If you’ve been out at Rocky Point riding or digging, chances are you’ve run into Charlie. If you know a lot of people who dig, most of them have been slinging dirt and enjoying Charlie’s post … Read More

Trails and Trees

Earlier this spring, the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) co-hosted a tree planting event with Weyerhaeuser at Rocky Point, just outside of Portland. Around 30 people gathered on a beautiful Saturday morning to celebrate the completion of some trail work, learn how to plant trees, and get an overall education in forest ecology from Steve Keniston, … Read More