Powell Butte

Powell Butte Work Party Recap

Written by Daveed Fleischer Portland Parks asked NWTA for some volunteers to help with trail work at Powell Butte. On Saturday, January 7, at 9 AM, one person from Portland Parks and five people from NWTA gathered on a cool, misty morning. We built a small fence to divert trail traffic. Another group worked together … Read More

Powell Butte Work Party – 1/7

Join us on Saturday 01/07 to do some needed trail work at Powell Butte REGISTER HERE. All ages & trail maintenance skill levels are welcome! Where to Meet Ellis Street Trailhead: 5608 SE 145th Avenue, Portland, OR 97236 Scope of Work Work will include building a turnpike and improvements to the Ellis and Cedar Grove … Read More

Cancelled // Powell Butte Work Party on 4/20

CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Join us on 04/20 at Powell Butte to get some trail maintenance done. About this event All ages & trail maintenance skill levels are welcome! Where to Meet Ellis Street Trailhead – 13737 SE Ellis Street Portland OR 97236 Scope of work Due to the recent storms, we will be starting … Read More

Powell Butte Work Party Recap

On Thursday, November 18th, in partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation, a group of volunteers gathered at the Visitors Center at Powell Butte Nature Park to support NWTA in our stewardship to maintain the trails open to mountain bikes. This was the 1st work party open to the public since NWTA signed its stewardship agreement … Read More

Powell Butte Work Party on 11/18

Join us on Thursday 11/18 to help get the South trail ready for winter riding. REGISTER HERE About this event All ages & trail maintenance skill levels are welcome! Where to Meet Powell Butte Nature Park’s Visitor’s Center at 9 am Scope of Work Work will include improvements on the upper sections of The South … Read More

Upcoming Fall Dig Days

After a great summer of riding, this is the time of the year where we ramp up our trail maintenance efforts. Here is what is being planned this fall at the various trail systems and bike parks. SANDY RIDGE This fall, we will spend a lot of time working on Little Monkey. It will be … Read More

Portland Parks Board Seeks New Members

Post from the Portland Parks & Recreation website. Deadline for Applicants – April 10, 2020 Staff Liaison – Brooke Gardner, 503-823-5135 Application – surveymonkey.com/r/PPRBoardApplication Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) cares for and maintains more than 11,000 acres of lands and offers thousands of programs for all ages at its community centers, swimming pools, and other … Read More

NWTA signs agreement with Portland Parks & Recreation

Press Release 03.18.2020 Portland OR On Tuesday March 10, 2020, the Northwest Trail Alliance (NWTA) entered into a formal partnership with Portland Parks & Recreation (PP&R) for the stewardship of soft-surface cycling trails in Portland Parks. This stewardship agreement pertains to the maintenance, improvement, and enhancement of portions of soft surface trails and corridors in … Read More