BLT News

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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OMT near south trailhead, Mayfly neighborhood

Fundraising for Old Mill Trail is 100%!

By Jessica Ruef / April 7, 2021

Huzzah! Thank you to the community of Lebanon for your generous donations towards the development of the Old Mill Trail.  With your contributions, we were able to raise $50,000 to qualify for the $50,000 grant match challenge.  Due to your generosity, over $100,000 was raised in just over a year and, when added to other…

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BLT Family Bug Crawl August 2019 #18

Build Lebanon Trails – Looking ahead to events in 2021

By Jessica Ruef / February 6, 2021

When the public gathering restrictions are lifted, you can expect us to be shouting for joy and releasing a schedule of upcoming events! Here are the trail education events we are optimistic about being able to hold this year:

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OMT on dike looking North

Exciting updates to the Lebanon trail system!

By Rodney Sell / January 28, 2021

The Lebanon Trail System is seeing a large increase in trail use. The word is getting out about Lebanon’s high quality, free-to-use, off-street trails. Due to health concerns, we haven’t been able to hold our usual monthly events but 2021 is proving to be a very exciting year for Lebanon’s trail system. Here’s what’s going…

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Lebanon mayor Paul Aziz cuts the ribbon, Suzie Black in background

Ribbon Cut at the Bridges!

By Darryl Black / July 12, 2020

Lebanon Mayor Paul Aziz cut the ribbon Tuesday June 30th at Cheadle Lake to officially celebrate the recent opening of the three bridges connecting Lebanon trails. This project was made possible by the community efforts of Dr. Thad and Joanne Nelson, Rick Franklin, Forslund Crane Service, and Willis & Pam Hill. Since the first bridge…

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First Cheadle Lake bridge being placed

You’re invited to the Three Bridges ribbon cutting!

By Nancy Hildebrandt / June 10, 2020

Tuesday, June 30th, 2020, 11:00 am Cheadle Lake North Shore parking lot (off River Road) You’re invited to to the official celebration of the recent opening of the bridges located near the Cheadle Lake north parking lot. This event allows us to recognize the generous donations of those who were instrumental in the procurement and…

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Angellford kids dash

Angellford Family Dash!

By Nancy Hildebrandt / May 18, 2020

We know a lot of kid were disappointed when we had to cancel the Kids Dash this year – here’s one family’s response!

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Photo from Monica Macedo

BLT completes installation of 25 trail benches!

By Linda Ziedrich / May 13, 2020

Build Lebanon Trails has completed Phase One of its Bench Project—the installation of 25 benches along Lebanon trails, so that walkers and bikers can sit and enjoy the view or just take a little rest. The project began in 2015. The group wanted “a bench design that was both durable and comfortable and could be…

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Bridge at Cheadle Lake

The Three Bridges Are Now Open!

By Linda Ziedrich / April 30, 2020

The city of Lebanon has just finished installing a pedestrian-controlled signal that flashes lights at drivers so you can safely cross River Drive at the intersection with Mountain River Drive.

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Planned Old Mill Trail

The Old Mill Trail: BLT’s exciting 2020 project

By Rodney Sell / February 15, 2020

What’s new this year? The start of the exciting Old Mill Trail! See how you can double your donation!

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