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Bike the Levee

Explore Portland’s Levee System at Bike the Levees!

Date: Sunday, October 11th

Time: 10:00 AM -1:00 PM

Location:  (Start/End)

Multnomah County Drainage District

1880 NE Elrod Drive

Portland, OR 97211

 

Details:

Bring your bike and your friends for a tour of Portland’s levee system! The Multnomah County Drainage Districts and the Columbia Slough Watershed Council will lead this 16-mile trip on easy terrain. We’ll be on a mix of dedicated pedestrian path, bike lanes and short distances of shoulder riding. A portion of this ride will be on the scenic Columbia Slough Trail. Learn about functionality and history of Portland’s levee system which protects people and properties from flooding the work being done to ensure that the levee system meets modern standards for public safety. Riders will explore how the levees are managed for the balance of safety, recreation, and restoration. Helmets required; recommended for ages 12+. FREE.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Click here to sign up!

Full link: http://columbiaslough.org/index.php/events/event/356/

Questions?  Contact Outreach Director Penny Beckwith at: (503) 281-1132penny.beckwith@columbiaslough.org

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