Albany city officials have an idea for an improved walking and biking trail along the south side of the Willamette River. The “multi-use path” would follow the route of an existing dirt track that links Bowman and Simpson parks.
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Wood-chip path: Not great for bikes
That’s a swell-looking new pathway along the Willamette River between Bowman and Eads parks in Albany. Only trouble: The thick layer of wood chips means you can’t ride a bike there.
Tags: Albany parks, Bowman Park, Dave Clark, Eads Park, pathways, riverfront path, Simpson Park, surface treatments, Willamette River, wood chips