Multnomah County Drainage District, 1880 NE Elrod Dr, Portland, OR 97211, USA

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Sunday
Oct
9
2016
Sunday, October 9, 2016 from 10am-1pm
10am-1pm
BIKE THE LEVEES Date: October 9th Time: 10 AM – 1 PM Start/End (loop): Multnomah County Drainage District 1880 NE Elrod Drive Portland, OR 97211 **Ride is approximately 16 miles Cost: The event is free but pre-registration is required. About the Event: 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 required: online at: http://columbiaslough.org/index.php/events/event/356/ or 503-281-1132