As leaseholders, we need to be sure we are keeping Weyerhaeuser and the contractors they hire happy. Keeping this amazing relationship conflict-free is very important. Following these rules during logging and road work will help ensure continued access to the Rocky Point Trail System.
- Minimize exposure. Work to cross the roads at trail intersections and minimize riding on roads.
- Stop, look, and listen. Come to a complete stop before entering roads to verify there are no trucks driving toward you.
- Keep your distance. If you see a truck heading toward you immediately dismount your bike and get off to the side of the road. Wait till the truck has passed before getting back on the road and riding. The trucks have the right-of-way!
- Stay out of blind spots. Work to maintain eye contact with truck drivers so you can communicate if necessary.
- Obey signs. This is an active logging area. Access to certain trails, roads, and parking areas can change weekly, daily, and even hourly. Stop and read signs to ensure access is allowed. Trucks need extra turning space. If you are parked in a way that blocks access to a road or gate they need to use they will not hesitate to have your vehicle towed.
Read here to learn more about Rocky Point. To get involved and help the Local Stewardship Team that maintains the trails; please head to our trail team page here. *** The NWTA Rocky Point Recreation Area is a leased property. NWTA members in good standing, have signed the online Rocky Point Waiver, have access to the area. To Become an NWTA member, head here: JOIN US!***
The Northwest Trail Alliance is a nonprofit organization advocating for access to trails, building trails, and maintaining trails for over 30 years. Serving roughly a 60-mile radius extending from the Oregon coast, into parts of Southern Washington’s Gifford Pinchot National Forest and Mount St Helens National Monument, and to the Western foothills of Mount Hood National Forest, while working with approximately 10 federal, state, county, and municipal land management agencies, as well as private land managers. To get involved or learn how to become a member, head HERE.
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