History

2012

Klamath Trails Alliance officially incorporates as a non-profit entity in the state of Oregon, holds its first annual membership meeting, with guest speaker Ian Nelson of the Pacific Crest Trail Association, and elects its first Board of Directors.

Partnering with students and instructors in the construction management program at Klamath Community College, trail kiosks are built and installed at Moore Park. New maps of sanctioned trails in and around Moore Park, created by geomatics students at Oregon Institute of Technology, are released. Maintenance work days during the summer and fall continues to improve the Klamath Ridge View Trail, and new partnerships with the local mountain bike community see continued work on Moore Park trails. New beginner mountain bike trails are cut in Moore Park with support from the City of Klamath Falls and Friends of Moore Park.

The City of Klamath Falls receives a $650,000 grant from the Oregon Transportation Commission to extend the Lake Ewauna Trail southeast from Veteran’s Park.

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2011

The Klamath Ridge View Trail, extending northwest from Moore Park past the Lynnewood and Buck Ridge subdivisions, is opened.

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2010

The 2020 Klamath Vision Committee, a project of the Klamath County Economic Development Association, Klamath County Chamber of Commerce,  and Team Klamath, identifies a vision for a “recreation corridor” following the Grand Circle Trail route as “an extension to the current OC&E trail system to create a recreational trail that in the next 10 years will put Klamath Falls on the map to compete with other areas for the development of tourism in our state and region.”

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