New signage and trailheads connect Crown Z and Banks-Vernonia trails

New trailheads at Holce and near Anderson Park in Vernonia. All photos by Dale Latham. At long last, two of Oregon’s best cycling trails have been connected. Earlier this month, crews and volunteers from the City of Vernonia and Columbia County quietly filled the final gap that remained between the end of the Crown Z … Read more

September meetings will help plan Salmonberry Corridor Rail Trail

A proposed Salmonberry trail would link to the existingBanks-Vernonia Trail 25 miles northwest of Portland.(Photo: J.Maus/BikePortland) A proposed 86-mile rail-to-trail project that would link Washington County to the Pacific Coast is the subject of two public meetings next month at either end of the future route. The trail, whose cost would run into the tens … Read more