Banks is in Washington County’s Tualatin Valley and is nestled in Oregon Wine Country between the Cascade Mountains and the Oregon Coast Range. Surrounded by beauty on all sides this city strives to be an environmentally-sensitive city respectful of the nearby farms and forest.
Just off of Highway 26 (the Sunset Highway) and quick access to the coastal beaches and many hiking and camping opportunities in the Tillamook State Forest and the Clatsop State Forest. Banks is located just minutes away from L.L. “Stub” Stewart State Park.
As the southern anchor to the Banks-Vernonia State Trail, a 21-mile linear trail popular with bicyclists hikers and equestrians. The community’s namesake, John and Nancy owned a nearby dairy farm and was incorporated in 1921.
City of Banks: 503-324-5112 www.cityofbanks.org
Chamber of Commerce: 503-324-1084 www.oregonbankschamber.com