Biking in Forest Park is finally set to improve.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland) City Commissioner Nick Fish, who oversees Portland Parks & Recreation, has just emailed stakeholders a progress report on bicycle access in Forest Park. The statement includes a commitment to build a new, bike-specific singletrack trail in the park within the next nine months. Read More »
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Former Parks Bureau staffer Gregg Everheart enjoys a rare piece of Forest Park single track.(Photos © J. Maus) Ever since citizen activist Frank Selker launched his grassroots campaign to garner support for more bicycle access in Forest Park, progress has followed at a steady clip. The community responded quickly, business support followed, and even City Read More »
Universal Cycles storefront at NW 18th and Thurman.(Photos © J. Maus) Universal Cycles in northwest Portland has committed $10,000 a year for the next five years in order to help push local advocates and community leaders into creating more singletrack mountain bike trails in Forest Park. Universal general manager Mike Doolittle told me this morning Read More »
Take a closer look at the new trails.
The final meeting and singletrack trails have survived the planning process.
“My interest is not in studying this to death, it’s seeing what we can actually do…I am committed to finding ways to significantly expand our current inventory of singletrack trails.”— Nick Fish, Portland City Commissioner The idea of mountain bike access in Forest Park has been an issue for Portlanders for over two decades. Local Read More »
A perfect loop from Stub Stewart if you want to try gravel riding.
Oregon history and adventure just 50 miles east of Portland.
It’s a public easement through private land. Be nice.
Finally, the plan we need. But will it be the plan we want?