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Flatbed trailer delivering equipment

Old Mill Trail area is temporarily closed

By Thad Nelson / May 20, 2021

The entire area between Gill’s Landing and River View Park (see maps) will be closed to the public for approximately three weeks so that work can be done to prepare for the construction of a paved trail on top of the flood dike this summer. The heavy equipment being used is dangerous and can potentially…

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Installing benches at Cheadle Lake, March 2, 2018

New on the horizon at Cheadle Lake

By Thad Nelson / March 7, 2018

Did you spot the new benches at Cheadle Lake? There are seven new ones, bringing the total to nine. A big thank you to the City of Lebanon for preparing the pads and to Carrie Simpson, Steve Latimer Jim Lee, and Jim McKinnon for their excellent help with installation. The nine benches at Cheadle Lake…

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Another new Build Lebanon Trails bench

More opportunities to rest and meditate

By Thad Nelson / October 15, 2016

We reported earlier on our installation of new benches, and we’ve added more! For this latest round, the Rotary Club of Lebanon and a small volunteer group from Build Lebanon Trails and the community recently completed the last of our 10 concrete bench pads, each 6 ft x 9 ft., placed along the trail between the hospital campus and…

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Second bench along Canal Trail

Trail Benches: A Lebanon Community Story

By Thad Nelson / August 11, 2016

If you happened to take a walk recently along the Canal Trail, you may have noticed some brand new benches, lovingly placed by Build Lebanon Trails volunteers. There’s a story behind the benches, one that showcases Lebanon’s strong and giving community. The Canal Trail, which runs on the north side of Lebanon near Linn-Benton Community…

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