When it is completed, the Fanno Creek Greenway Trail will connect dozens of neighborhoods, schools, business districts, industrial areas and greenspaces.
The Fanno Creek Greenway Trail corridor weaves gracefully through five cities and two counties. On its way to becoming one of the premier urban greenway trails in the Portland metropolitan region, this 15-mile corridor is a neighborhood dream long in the making. The recreational and commuter trail will take people from the shores of the Willamette River in Southwest Portland to the confluence of Fanno Creek and the Tualatin River.
A multi-use trail for walkers, runners, bicyclists and trail enthusiasts of all ages, the trail will be accessible to people with disabilities. As the community continues to grow, this valuable greenway trail will:
Together with local residents and citizen groups, local and regional partners have already provided trail access and protection to nearly half of the Fanno Creek greenway. But there are still critical links missing and important decisions to be made. Once the remaining areas are secured, funds will be needed for trail construction. Communities will continue to acquire trail easements and purchase land in the corridor as opportunities arise.
The Fanno Creek Greenway Trail is a partnership project involving many public and private organizations including:
For more information, call Mel Huie at 503-797-1731 or send e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or call Bob Bothman, chair, Fanno Creek Greenway Trail Working Group, at 503-244-7206 or send e-mail to email@example.com.
The action plan focuses on the missing links in the Fanno Creek Greenway Trail, identifying the issues and proposing strategies and solutions. The 45-page document includes detailed "gap maps" for each of the unfinished segments of the trail.
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