Historical Downtown Walk

Photograph of historical building, Lebanon OR

Get a glimpse into Lebanon’s past and listen to some old-time tales as we visit the oldest historical buildings in the downtown area, dating back to 1886.  A very popular walk, and this year there’s a new spin on it. The walk is sponsored by a collaborative effort between BLT (Joanne Nelson), Lebanon Downtown Association…

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Northside Community Trail

2017 Northside Community Trail event

We’ll walk along the popular but not widely recognized trail segment running along the length of the north end of town, connecting our industrial, educational and health campuses! We’ll use listening devices as we walk so you can hear about features of the trail. We’ll pass some scenic waterside vistas and wildlife viewing areas.

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Paws on the Pavement and Kids Costume Walk

2018 Paws on the Pavement event

Have a pooch or a kiddo that needs to burn off some energy? This event includes obstacles/agility challenges for the dogs and a kids costume walk.  Prizes for costumed pets and their companions.  All ages welcome! The following vendors have shown up for the event: Lebanon Animal Hospital Faithful Friends Animal Clinic SafeHaven CoLab Kate’s…

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West River Trail

2016 West River Trail walk

We’ll walk along what will be a major piece of the trail system connecting the east side of Lebanon from Cheadle Lake Park to Marks Slough Trail.  This trail follows the dikes along the South Santiam River.

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Family Bug Crawl

Bee collecting pollen

This is a brand new event!  Join us and entomologist Richard Little as we seek out the often-overlooked wildlife living along the riparian and urban boundaries near our trails. Expect to be thrilled and maybe chilled by the creepy crawlers we will be encountering. P.S. You don’t have to be a family to love this…

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Trail Tour by Bicycle

2018 Trail Tour by Bicycle

This event is really two events in one! 8-9 am: Pedego Bend is sponsoring free electric bicycle demos and the free use of their bikes for the tour.  The number of e-bikes is limited so come early to ensure an opportunity to try one out. 9 am – 1 pm: Get your pedal on as we…

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Strawberry Festival Parade Participation

2018 Strawberry Festival Parade

Walk and roll with us as we participate in the annual Strawberry Festival Parade!  There is talk that we may try to choreograph a dance routine this year. Come meet the face of Lebanon by joining us and other Strawberrians for Lebanon’s biggest yearly event!

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Peterson Butte Hike 2019

2018 Peterson Butte hike

This hike is not on the Lebanon trail plan but it is a definite crowd pleaser!  This is a difficult hike to the top of Peterson Butte on private property, but those who make it are rewarded with a spectacular view. The hike covers a distance of 3.2 miles round trip with an elevation gain of…

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Cheadle Lake Water Trail Paddle 2019

Kayaks on Cheadle Lake March 2018

For those who enjoy being out on the water, we have an event for you!  Build Lebanon Trails will lead an exploration of the lake-water trail portion of the Lebanon Trails System Plan. Bring your kayaks, canoes or other non-motorized human propelled water craft and enjoy the history of the development of Cheadle Lake Park…

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