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A Fanno Creek Ramble, 13 March 2021

A three speed adventure on a bike path over on the west side.

Urban Adventure League

Camera: Olympus 35 RD. Film: Fomapan 200.

Hello friends! It’s another installment of “Attempts to explore the Westside more”. This time we’ll be heading to a pretty popular trail: Fanno Creek. This path follows the namesake creek from Beaverton to Tigard, a distance of about five miles one-way. I’ve been on it a few times when I’ve been out that way, but this was the first time in eons that I made the trail itself a destination.

On Saturday March 13th, we needed to pick up Emee’s Raleigh Sports from North Portland Bikeworks. It was already afternoon, we wanted to ride somewhere, and we had the van with my Raleigh Superbe in it. So we decided that it would be a good day to head to Fanno Creek. We parked at the south end at the Tigard Library.

The trail is very meandery and winding, mimicking the lazy path of…

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