forest grove cycling

Cities poised to plan a carfree connection between Forest Grove and Hillsboro

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on March 12th, 2021 at 9:35 am

This map of Council Creek Corridor path is why the term “game-changer” was created.

A very exciting and important rail-to-trail project on the west side is all queued up and planners say design work could begin in earnest this coming fall.[Read more…]

The Ride: Exploring Barney Reservoir and rugged timber roads west of Forest Grove

Jonathan Maus (Publisher/Editor) by on June 3rd, 2015 at 4:18 pm

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Many roads like this beckon adventure seekers just miles west of downtown Forest Grove.
(Photos by J. Maus/BikePortland)

This ride recap is sponsored by 21st Avenue Bicycles. They’ve stepped up to bring you more coverage of the great bike adventures that await right outside your door. Stay tuned all year long as we explore the best backroads and bikepacking spots in Portland and beyond.

Nearly everyone who rides around these parts knows about Hagg Lake and the beautiful road that winds around it in the hills west of Forest Grove. But did you know there’s another body of water a bit further west that’s also worth checking out on your bike — especially if you love exploring forests and logging roads?
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