Trail Heros

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

2020 Bike Drawing

Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) is lucky to have the support of a community of retail and manufacturing sponsors that are coming together to help us raise some operating capital. Portland local bike shop Cyclepath is offering a custom-built Pivot mountain bike to raise funds for NWTA trail expansion efforts. Cyclepath and NWTA have teamed up … Read More

Nwta 2020 “For the love of Trails” Bike Drawing Official Rules and conditions

How to Participate: Entries for the drawing described at (the Description Site) can be purchased1 at (the Purchase Site). A digital download URL will be provided via email receipt in consideration for each Entry purchased from the Purchase site. Each purchased Entry is one chance to win. Bonus entries (up to 3, contingent … Read More

Advocacy Alert!

ADVOCACY ALERT!! Mountain bikers and off-road cyclists of Portland! We have an opportunity to put our voice into action by filling out this survey put on by Portland Parks and Recreation (PPR) with a DEADLINE of Tuesday 7/21. These are challenging times in our community, and this is an opportunity to voice what we NEED;  … Read More

Rocky point access restrictions

Active forestry operations will be in effect Monday to Friday ALL HOURS, from June 4th until further notice. Active logging means we only get to ride Rocky Point trails at Weyerhaeuser’s discretion, which is to say that restriction and closure notices are important for continued access. We have spoken directly to the loggers and the … 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