In Oregon, a bicycle is legally considered a vehicle, and the same Oregon road laws apply. Please “be seen” and practice safe riding. Vehicle traffic, farm equipment and narrow shoulders exist on many Oregon roads, and you may find that construction projects, traffic or other events may cause road conditions or signage to differ from the map results, ride descriptions and directions. For travel options plus weather and road conditions, visit tripcheck.com, call 511 (in Oregon only), 800.977.6368 or 503.588.2941. Routes listed on this website are for informational purposes and intended as a reference guide only.
This former log pond is now a popular local fishing spot. The lake provides a rest stop for migrant waterbirds, and breeding habitat for Pied-billed Grebe. Bird deciduous woods along the walking trail that encircles the lake to find nesting Rufous Hummingbird, Warbling Vireo, Cedar Waxwing, and Black-headed Grosbeak. A day-use fee is required for visits of 20 min or more.
On E side of Vernonia along Hwy 47, 0.1 mi W of the Nehalem River bridge. Bicycle access via the Vernonia Linear Trail Extension, which connects to the Banks-Vernonia State Trail. GPS 45 51.421 N, 123 10.471 W.