Trailforks at Rocky Point
Maps of the trails in Rocky Point have been compiled and uploaded to TrailForks as hidden trails. To be able to view these hidden trails, one must be added to the NWTA Rocky Point group on TrailForks. This depends on: 1. Current membership, 2. Rocky Point waiver signed, 3. matching name and email addresses in 1 and 2.
How do I get Access?
- NWTA membership is current, and member is in good standing (click here to join).
- Member has signed the online release of liability waiver (click here to sign).
- Fill in your Trailforks username in your membership form on your NWTA account Note: you must have already created an account at trailforks.com. This process does not create an account for you.
- Wait for the information in the form to be cross checked with the databases for membership and liability waiver. This is currently being done by hand a few times a week, so please be patient. If it has been significantly longer, please contact [email protected] to follow-up.
- The cross-checked list is sent to the NWTA TrailForks coordinator for your username to be added to the NWTA Rocky Point group. An email notification will be sent once your user has been added.
Think you should have access, but not seeing trails even in a web browser?
- There may be a name mismatch in your account and waiver. A computer is being used to do the cross referencing. It will only recognize exact matches and isn’t smart enough to correlate nicknames (e.g., Dave and David). Please fill out a waiver with a name that matches the one on your account.
- Ensure your membership is current.
How do I use TrailForks once I get access?
Please do not contact Trailforks about this for ANY REASON. They cannot help you with this process and are not excited that we’re using hidden trails for this purpose. Contact [email protected] instead as we’re happy to help. Please don’t make it so we lose access to this valuable service.
The Trailforks website should work great off the bat, but the mobile app can be a bit finicky to set up. If you don’t immediately see the trails on mobile, do the following:
- Make sure you’re signed in with your TrailForks user account
- Navigate to Settings then Downloaded Regions
- Swipe left on Oregon and select “Remove”
- Select the plus button and re-add Oregon
Trailforks’s free version is now limited, but still works for your local trails. The app will try to automatically set your home region. This is a 38 mile by 38 mile square. You have the opportunity to move the box once if the initial placement wasn’t ideal. At NWTA, we recommend ensuring that box includes Rocky Point because the system is actively expanding, and it will help one keep track of the new trails. Three good options for boxes include:
- Rocky Point, LL Stub Stewart, Tillamook, Forest Park, Henry Hagg Lake
- Rocky Point, Forest Park, Gateway Green, Powell Butte, Cold Creek, Siouxon
- Rocky Point, Cold Creek, Siouxon, the south part of Mt. St. Helens
What else should I know about using the Rocky Point hidden trails?
- This only works on web browsers, and the iOS and Android apps. It will not work on Garmin devices and other platforms.
- The trails will show up as “hidden” with dotted lines instead of the normal solid lines you are used to seeing.
The trails can only been seen by navigating to them on the map. They cannot be searched for because of their “hidden” status.(the Rocky Point region is now searchable for the general public, but trail GPS data is still hidden to those not in the Rocky Point group)
- The trail system map is constantly being updated to reflect all of the new trail work being done. These TrailForks updates will be reflected immediately on the computer interface, but may require you to re-download the region to see the updates on the mobile interface.