Council Creek Regional Trail

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The Council Creek Regional Trail will connect Forest Grove, Cornelius and Hillsboro, provides a healthy, safe travel opportunity for those who hike, bike and roll. 

The communities’ goal, also included in the 2015 Council Creek Regional Trail Master Plan, is for the corridor to provide commuting and recreational opportunities to bike, hike, roll and stroll. 

Community benefits

  • Car-free travel, reducing climate impact and lowering transportation costs for all
  • A fun, healthy way to get to work, run errands or catch a bus or MAX
  • An alternative to TV Highway
  • An amenity to business districts and neighborhoods along the Corridor
  • Opportunity to pilot new, innovative design and technologies for public transport
  • Shared, improved oversight of the Corridor

Shared vision

The Council Creek Corridor Working Group, formed in 2020, is working to make this vision a reality through the following strategies:  

  • Preliminary engineering and design of the regional trail funded by a Metro grant
  • Working to preserve right-of-way for public use
  • Tracking and securing local, regional, state and federal funding

Council Creek Regional Corridor Working Group members


  • Clean Water Services
  • City of Cornelius
  • City of Forest Grove
  • City of Hillsboro
  • Metro
  • Oregon Department of Transportation
  • TriMet
  • Washington County