which is located on the Banks‐Vernonia State Trail. Bank is located south of Highway 26 and is 24 miles west of Downtown Portland. Between the towns of Banks and Vernonia, Oregon an old railroad grade has been converted to a 20+ mile hiking and biking trail. Trail map of the Banks-Vernonia State Trail from NW Banks Rd. Position your mouse over the map and use your mouse-wheel to zoom in or out. Reset map The Banks-Vernonia Trail is made for cruising through a Northwest Oregon forest; plus, you can also enjoy 13 old railroad trestles that give you a flavor for the area’s history. Trail Description. Banks-Vernonia Trail Extension to Vernonia Lake is a 2.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Vernonia, Oregon that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. Now that the whole trail has been paved, it offers less of an appeal to hikers than during the years of the trail's initial development when the entire central section was a walk along an abandoned rail bed. The Banks-Vernonia State Trail is the first Rails-to-Trails linear state park that was constructed in the State of Oregon. The Banks-Vernonia State Trail is Oregon's first rail trail, and it offers plenty of beauty, both natural and man-made. The trail is a “rails to trails” bike path that follows the old railroad bed all the way from Banks to Vernonia, a distance of over 21 miles one‐way. Get directions, reviews and information for Banks Vernonia State Trail in Buxton, OR. And Vernonia is another five miles after that. Reviews (503) 324-0606. In the rainy season it can also be a good way to stretch your legs without destroying any fragile trails. Submitted by Joe Linehan Banks Vernonia State Trail 24600 NW Bacona Rd Buxton OR 97109. The Banks-Vernonia Trail is a traffic-free day ride option close to Portland with nice towns, great scenery, some elevation changes, and even multiple options for camping. B J Imagry/flickr The Portland, Astoria, and Pacific Railroad built a rail line here back in 1913, and trains mainly hauled lumber, though some carried passengers and other freight. Hop on and off this former railroad trail at 1 of 6 trailheads. Highlights of this trail are the small rural farms and towns, old railroad trestles, beautiful creeks and miles and miles of forested trail. The Crown Z Trail is a former logging trail through rural areas of Columbia County that connects to the Banks-Vernonia State Trail in Vernonia. Always rolling through the forest or between fields, it can be a great place to clear your head. (Map: BikePortland) The Salmonberry Trail Foundation says they’ve got the green light to build a new trail that would connect directly to the existing Banks-Vernonia State Trail. (Banks) to Vernonia Lake (Vernonia). Hike Description . The 21-mile paved trail was built along the abandoned railway bed that extends from the City of Banks, Oregon, north to the City of Vernonia. The trail starts in Scappoose on the Multnomah Channel at Chapman Landing and transverses through the forested areas of Columbia County to Vernonia Lake. It includes two “tressels”, 13 bridges, and multiple trailheads along the way. Located an hour west of Portland, with 21 miles of paved trail over trestles and bridges and incredible views of ash and maples trees, the Banks-Vernonia State Trail offers some of the best fall colors on the entire West Coast. The Banks-Vernonia State Trail can be a great way to cover a lot of miles outside of the city. 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