Banks to Vernonia

I’d been trying to get David on this bike trail ever since it opened up a year or two ago. It’s a 21 mile long rail-to-trail that has been constructed over old train tracks which includes two dramatic 700 foot long, 80 feet high trestles. We started at the Manning trailhead, shaving 6 miles off […]

Clackamas River

We started a few miles southeast of Estacada in the parking lot at the PGE Powerstation off of Faraday Road. A 5 mile paved pedestrian/bike trail starts there and follows the North Fork Reservoir of the Clackamas River to Promontory Park where it joins Hwy 226 again. It’s a gradual incline for dozens of miles, […]