You won’t have to worry about getting wet while riding a section of the Fanno Creek Trail in Beaverton any longer. But you might have to worry about hitting your head. Persistent flooding of the path where it goes under SW Scholls Ferry Road had become such a problem that Clean Water Services, a utility, … Read more
Event will encourage folks to get out and enjoy the Fanno Creek Trail.(Photo © J. Maus/BikePortland The Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District (THPRD) has just announced its first ever “Sunday Trailways” event will be held on June 24th. THPRD spokesman Bob Wayt says they’ve recognized the success of Portland’s Sunday Parkways (which boasted a … Read more
Getting cleaned up.(Photos and story by Will Vanlue) The Fanno Creek Trail, which the Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation Department is grooming for a name-change to the Fanno Creek Greenway, will soon be a little safer for people traveling around Main Street in Tigard. I was passing through the area the other day and noticed … Read more
Proposed alignment of the new trail from a City of Tigard leaflet The City of Tigard (COT) has announced plans to close a gap in the Fanno Creek Trail located about 10 miles south of downtown Portland along Highway 99.
A new section of the Fanno Creek Trailstarts on SW 105th Ave in Beaverton(Photos: Will Vanlue) A missing section of the Fanno Creek Trail, nearly a decade in the making, is nearing completion. The new section of trail will connect from where the Fanno Creek Trail now ends at Denny Road to where it picks … Read more
These fence posts riled tempers. Now the project is delayed until neighbors know more.(Photo: Jim Parsons/BikePortland) When fence posts went up where the Fanno Creek Trail crosses SW Hall Boulevard (map) over the weekend, trail users were outraged. Beaverton Bicycle Advisory Committee member Barbara Chapnick fired off an email to several fellow advocates and city … Read more
Beaverton resident Jim Parsons on the Fanno Creek Trail.(Photo © J. Maus) Metro has acquired rights for a trail easement across two properties in central Tigard that will allow them to add length to the popular Fanno Creek Greenway Trail. It’s not a huge piece of the trail, but it helps close a glaring gap … Read more