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Portland mountain bikers pumped about Sandy River Basin project

Avatar by on August 28th, 2008 at 11:39 am

PUMP's Forest Park mountain bike tour

(Photos © J. Maus)

A plan to develop close to 15,000 acres of public land for recreational use in and around the Sandy River (“Located in Portland’s backyard”) has local mountain bikers excited for the potential of new trails and riding opportunities close to home.

The Salem District of the Bureau of Land Management is in the process of seeking public input and comments on their Sandy River Basin Plan. Among the issues they want to learn more about are “Potential non-motorized multiple use trail systems for hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use in the Mount Hood Corridor.”
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