DOD/Willamalane partnership

Thurston Hills Natural Area nationally recognized for public-private partnershipsCoalition for Recreational Trails honored Willamalane at Oct. 22 event Willamalane Park and Recreation District received a Tom Petri Recreational Trails Program Annual Achievement Award,...
#McKenzie Strong

#McKenzie Strong

As everyone knows, the beautiful McKenzie River valley was devastated by fire on September 7th. None of the trails we love were affected, but the community that manages the trails was ripped apart. Currently only one school teacher in the area still has a home...

Local Trails Are Opening Back Up

After three weeks of closure due to wildfires of many Oregon forests, things are slowly opening back up. The Willamette National Forest, except for fire closure areas, is now open. This means that Middle Fork District trails around Oakridge are open but McKenzie River...
Ypass logging

Ypass logging

Loggers plan to resume operations on July 25. They will start yarding logs from Fungirl and hopefully finish the job soon. Meanwhile, be safe and give them some...
New Trail Segment on Middle Fork Complete!

New Trail Segment on Middle Fork Complete!

A massive project was undertaken to reroute the trail out of the floodplain to restore aquatic habitat and other concerns. A new two mile trail was established to accomplish this goal. The Disciples were part of the volunteer groups that helped make this happen, and...