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Thank you Rose Run Down for the nice article on glamping at Vernonia Springs!

By |November 5th, 2017|

Thank you Rose Rundown for the nice article on Glamping here at Vernonia Springs!  View article here.  We will look forward to seeing you out here again in 2018!

Spring flowers in September?

By |September 20th, 2017|

The benefit of planting bulbs in June ... fall flowers ... love it!

Travel Oregon Article on Yurt Glamping at Vernonia Springs

By |September 13th, 2017|

Thank you Travel Oregon for the great article on yurt glamping here at Vernonia Springs! Travel Oregon article on Yurt Glamping at Vernonia Springs

Company Retreats at Vernonia Springs

By |August 28th, 2017|

Are you looking for an outdoor company retreat center or venue to host your next corporate getaway or team building exercise?  Look no further than Vernonia Springs!  Located just 20-30 minutes from Portland, Beaverton or Hillsboro, Vernonia Springs has everything you need for your next staff retreat.  Our close proximity ensures that you will have [...]

Old Tophill trestle less than two miles from Vernonia Springs

By |August 26th, 2017|

It only took me 4 1/2 years to finally find the trail to the Tophill trestle off of the Banks-Vernonia State Trail!  Just about two miles from Vernonia Springs ... rent a bike or hike to check out this nearly 100 year wooden marvel.  Really strange standing on a bridge that ends over the canyon [...]

Hiking near Vernonia Springs

By |August 11th, 2017|

Great video on OPB regarding James D. Thayer author of Hiking from Portland to the Coast: An Interpretive Guide to 30 Trails.   Thayer is a hiking enthusiast and local history buff who has figured out how to hike all the way from Forest Park in Portland to the Oregon Coast!  One of Jim’s trails comes [...]

REI Women’s Campout at Vernonia Springs

By |July 31st, 2017|

Thank you to all the women who attended the REI Women’s Campout July 28- July 30th!  We couldn’t have asked for better weather for the 50 ladies that spent the weekend here at Vernonia Springs.  Activities included cycling on the Banks-Vernonia State Trail, hiking as well as many classes on camping equipment selection and use, [...]

Banks-Vernonia State Trail “10 Best Car-Free Bike Paths in the USA”

By |July 24th, 2017|

I somehow managed to miss this Bicycling Magazine Top 10 ranking of the Banks-Vernonia State Trail back in 2014.  Nothing has changed out here it is still the same amazing trail!  No doubt the BV Trail is one of the most beautiful trails I have ever ridden.  Fortunately the trail runs right through the middle [...]

So much fun at Sole Scout Summer Camp!

By |July 19th, 2017|

We would like to thank all of the Sole Sister campers who attended the Sole Scout Summer Camp at Vernonia Springs from July 13th- 16th!  Hearing four days of laughter from this awesome group of ladies was a rewarding experience. These ladies know how to party and have fun!  Here are just some of the [...]

What a day to ride the Banks-Vernonia State Trail!

By |July 4th, 2017|

Big thank you to the Attlan family for choosing to rent their bikes from Vernonia Springs.  Enjoy the beautiful day out here ... happy 4th of July!