Historic walking tour of downtown Lebanon

2017 The Lobby

Join us for our popular historic downtown Lebanon walk, followed by Lebanon’s Holidays in the Park festivities. We’ll make stops at historic buildings, including Scroggins Mill and the Donaca house, and learn bits and pieces of Lebanon’s history along the way. We’ll end at The Lobby, where we’ll find out the history of the Lebanon…

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Community Trails Meeting

2017 BLT Community Meeting table

It has been an exciting year for trail development and we will let you in on the great news about what is happening next as we work towards the goal of 50 miles of fully accessible trails within our urban growth boundary. Find out how we are connecting our community and our upcoming events. Rich…

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Burkhart Creek walk

2017 Burkhart Creek Trail group

The Burkhart Creek Trail is an integral part of the growing Lebanon trail system and a work in progress. The goal for this trail project is to construct a safe, accessible, multi-use trail along Burkhart Creek that will run through Lebanon from southeast to northwest and connect with the Northside Community Trail. We’ll walk some…

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McDowell Creek Falls hike

2017 McDowell Creek event

McDowell Creek Falls County Park is delightful in any season. Guided by one of the Linn County Park rangers, we’ll hike the 1.6-mile trail loop, passing several waterfalls on the way. We’ll have our whisper devices so you’ll get a guided tour in your ear from the ranger as you hike along. The park is…

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Paws on the Pavement at Marks Slough

Dog in the park

Build Lebanon Trails is bringing back our dog-centered hike!  Dogs are welcome at many BLT events, but this is one to which dogs are specifically invited. Dog costumes are encouraged but not required. We’re planning to have an obstacle course that dogs can attempt while on a leash. We’ve also invited some dignitaries…um, dognitaries. Local…

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Lebanon Trail Tour by Bicycle

Bicycle at BLT event

This bike ride is for experienced riders who can negotiate uneven and varied surfaces including loose gravel, dirt, grass, and pavement. We recommend bicycles with wider tires. We’ll take advantage of the power of the bicycle and visit existing and proposed trail locations around the community, as set out in the Lebanon Trails Plan. The ride…

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Strawberry Parade march

BLT in 2017 Strawberry Festival

Walk down Main Street with Build Lebanon Trails in the STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL GRAND PARADE! Show your love for Lebanon’s trails and walk, jog, skip, or roll through town with us in the parade! Bring the family! Strollers, wheelchairs, and scooters welcome. Meet fellow trail lovers. You can help us wave and hand out event cards to…

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Peterson Butte 2018

View from Peterson Butte 2018

Peterson butte, just west of Lebanon, provides some of the best views around the valley. Thanks to the kindness of the owners, Build LebanonTrails is allowed to sponsor a hike to the top of this landmark butte. This hike covers a distance of 3.2 miles round trip with an elevation gain of around 1,000 feet. Most of the walk is forested. The…

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March of the Munchkins & Cheadle Lake Paddle

Telgenhoff Cheadle Lake kayaks

FREE canoe or kayak rental from Peak Sports! Pick up at Cheadle Lake! Deadline for reservation: Friday, March 9, noon (See below) Build Lebanon Trails is excited to announce our first 2-in-1 community event!  We’lll kick off spring with a kayak or canoe paddle on Cheadle Lake and our first March of the Munchkins. Kids…

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