Northside Community Trail and Campus Connections

Northside Community Trail 2019

NOTICE: This event has been canceled due to lingering concerns about COVID-19. We’ll walk along our popular but not readily recognized trail running along the length of the north end of town connecting our industrial, educational and health campuses.  Along the way we’ll visit several gardens, including Lebanon’s own internationally recognized Japanese Healing Garden, designed…

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Paws on the Pavement and Kids Costume Walk 2020

Doggie in costume

NOTICE: This event has been canceled due to lingering concerns about COVID-19. Have a pooch or kiddo that needs to burn off some energy? This event includes obstacles/agility challenges for the dogs as we stroll this lovely segment of the trail system.  Have your child put their trick-or-treat costume to the test and participate in…

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West River Trail 2020

Old Mill Trail 2020

NOTICE: This event has been canceled due to the fires and unhealthy levels of smoke in the air.  We almost never cancel for weather conditions but this is something else! Our hearts go out to families and friends affected by the fires. We’ll walk from the north side of Cheadle Lake Park to Gill’s Landing…

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Family Bug Crawl 2020

2019 Bug Crawl event start

Join entomologist Richard Little for a second year as he helps us seek out the often-overlooked miniature wildlife living along the riparian and urban boundaries near our trails. Expect to be thrilled and maybe chilled by the creepy crawling-digging-flying critters we will be encountering.  Dr. Little is full of fun facts and you’ll see the…

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Trail Tour by Bicycle 2020

2019-07 Bike event intro

Come get your pedal on as we bicycle existing and proposed segments of the Lebanon Trails System Plan.  This ride is a lot of fun. Estimated length of ride is 12-16 miles depending on participant group composition.  See the notes in the sidebar for important information.  

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Strawberry Festival Parade Participation 2020

2019-06 BLT Strawberry Parade crew

This event is well worth the trouble of getting to our spot in the parade line-up! This is a chance to experience a parade from the inside out. Join us as we walk the 2.5-mile parade route as part of Lebanon’s biggest yearly event. See the face of Lebanon and our trail users as you…

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Peterson Butte Hike 2020

2019 Peterrson Butte peak view

This hike is not part of the trail system plan but it is a definite crowd pleaser!  The view can be spectacular…or encased in clammy fog. It’s worth the trip to find out. Warning:  This is a difficult, steep hike on varied natural terrain. The trail is often wet or muddy and, there is poison…

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Cheadle Lake Water Trail Paddle 2020

Launch from boat ramp

Bring your kayak, canoe, or other non-motorized watercraft and join us as we follow the water trail on Cheadle Lake. Learn about the history of this natural lake within the city limits and the development of this crown jewel of the Lebanon trail system plan.  This trip definitely gives you a new perspective of this…

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Trail Work Day 2020

2019-02-05 Trail work day group

You can count on a good time and good company while enjoying the best of an Oregon winter day and helping to improve our trails. This year we’ll be working at the Marks Slough trail. We’ll pull weeds around the trees, remove ivy from some older trees, pile the debris and any trash near the…

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