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Photo by Pamela Telgenhoff, BLT 2017 Photo Contest Grand Prize winner

Welcome to Build Lebanon Trails

Build Lebanon Trails is a volunteer group working to design, build, and maintain more than 50 miles of trails in and around Lebanon, Oregon. Our mission is to bring more opportunities for health and fitness to Lebanon residents by providing beautiful places to walk, run, bike, jog, or just enjoy nature.

We invite you to use the trails, to attend our events, and to get involved in a big or small way.

What do you want to do?

Find a Trail in Lebanon

Walk? Run? Hike? Bike? Take your dog? Wheelchair-accessible? Get information about Lebanon trails here.

Build Lebanon Trails hosts monthly public events. Walk with a friendly group of people...participate in the annual Cheadle Lake Fun Run/Walk and kids' obstacle challenge...help build and maintain trails on work days...see us at the Strawberry Festival parade. Subscribe to our newsletter to get event notifications and other news.

Get Involved with BLT

Want to find out more about BLT? Find out about future plans? Possibly make more of a contribution? We invite you to our open meetings, held on the first Tuesday evening of every month.

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Recent BLT News

Bridges placed at Cheadle Lake August 27, 2019

More bridges at Cheadle Lake

August 28, 2019

Bridges #2 and #3 at Cheadle Lake were installed August 27, 2019. Bridge #2 was set in place at 10:35 am and #3 was set at 11:15 am. Forslund Crane from Albany did the lifts and Rick Franklin Co. transported the bridges to the site. These were the same companies that installed Bridge #1 last…

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The bugs showed up for their event!

August 11, 2019

Have you ever heard of a velvet ant, also known as a “cow killer”? Have you ever seen a spider wasp? Did you know that all of our native Oregon bees are annuals? Only honeybees, who were not native originally, live for more than one year. Did you know that small holes in tree trunks…

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Birdhouse at Mark Slough

Birdhouses: A village project

June 23, 2019

Thanks to Jason Pape and his daughter’s class of 20 students at East Linn Christian Academy, there are 6 new birdhouses at Cheadle Lake Park and 7 along the Marks Slough trail, installed on Easter weekend this year. Jason has done other projects with the class and this year decided to get the kids involved…

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