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State Scenic Bikeway Committee Meeting Feb. 28 in Salem
The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department's Scenic Bikeway Committee will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at the department's office in the North Mall Office Building, 725 Summer St. NE, room 124, Salem. The meeting is open to the public.

The agenda has several action items including a recommendation to the State Parks and Recreation Department Commission on the proposed Sherars Falls Scenic Bikeway in Wasco County. The proposed 33-mile loop starts in Maupin and travels through rural Tygh Valley, then continues along the White River and Deschutes River, with views of scenic Sherars Falls.

The committee is an advisory group for the management and designation of routes nominated by the public for state scenic bikeway designation. Its 11 members include citizen representatives, tourism organizations, local governments, and state agencies involved in bicycling recreation or transportation.

The meeting site is accessible to people with disabilities. Special accommodations may be arranged up to 72 hours in advance by calling 503-986-0631.