Banks-Vernonia Trail “Out & Back”

Description

From the trailhead in Banks we’ll head north to the end of the trail in Vernonia. This rails-to-trails multi-use path is fully paved with mostly gentle grades, except for one short, very steep section near milepost 12. After a lunch stop at Black Iron Grill in Vernonia we’ll back-track to Banks. Please arrive at least 15 minutes early – ride leaves promptly at the time listed. Note: Ride will be cancelled if there’s a significant chance of inclement weather – if there's any doubt please contact the ride leaders at the number below for an update. A Trail Brochure w/Map is available from the Oregon State Parks web site: https://oregonstateparks.org/index.cfm?do=parkPage.dsp_parkPubs&parkId=104 Driving directions from Portland: take Hwy 26 (Sunset Hwy) west to the Hwy 6 junction. Bear left onto Hwy 6 towards Banks/Tillamook and in about two miles turn right (north) onto Hwy 47 towards Banks/Forest Grove. The trailhead parking lot is about one mile north on right at the intersection of NW Banks & NW Sellers Roads.

Details

Date: Wednesday October 23rd, 2019
Departure Time: 10:00 am
Type: Non-Group
Pace: Leisurely
Distance: 42 miles
Terrain: B
Maps:

Start Location

Banks-Vernonia State Trailhead, NW Banks Rd and NW Sellers Rd, Banks, OR

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