For purposes of this division, unless the context requires
means crops, wineries, vineyards, ranches, fisheries, orchards, nurseries,
old-growth and reforested lands.
(2) "Amenities" may include potable water,
lodging, camping, restrooms, bike shops, equipment storage, restaurants and
means the Oregon Parks and Recreation Commission.
(4) "Committee" means the eleven-member
Scenic Bikeway Committee appointed by the director to recommend the
establishment and designation of Oregon Scenic Bikeways to the
(5) "Council" means the
Oregon Recreation Trails Advisory Council.
(6) "Department" means the Oregon Parks and
"Director" means the Oregon Parks and Recreation Director appointed under ORS
(8) "Landform" means topography that becomes
more interesting as it gets steeper or more massive, or more severely
sculptured. Outstanding landforms may be monumental or artistic and
(9) "Landscape" means a
combination of outdoor, manmade, natural, and agricultural features within a
(10) "Linear Route"
means a route that progresses from a starting to an ending point. The beginning
and end of a linear route do not meet, but may connect to another route or a
Route" means a route that starts and ends at the same location or connects to
another cycling route that returns to the starting point.
(12) "Natural Features" means non-manmade
attractions including geologic formations, wildlife sites, waterfalls, lake
basins, old-growth stands, and mountain meadows.
(13) "Oregon Recreation Trail" means any
trail established and designated by the department pursuant to the Oregon
Recreation Trails System Act.
"Oregon Regional Trail" means any trail that connects communities, recreation
sites or other trail systems and provides close-to-home recreational
(15) "Oregon Scenic
Bikeway" means a route designated for bicyclists under ORS
(16) "Oregon Scenic Trail" means trails that
provide access to and enjoyment of significant scenic natural views and
(17) "Bicycle Path" means
a paved trail along a road or an independent right-of-way used by bicyclists,
pedestrians, joggers, skaters, and other non-motorized travelers.
(18) "Paved" means a hard surface such as
concrete, asphalt cement concrete (A/C) or other stable bituminous
(19) "Proponent" means a
group, organization, or individual who proposes the designation of an Oregon
Land" means any lands owned or leased by the federal government, this state or
any political subdivision thereof.
(21) "Route" means a combination of streets
and paths used to travel to destinations or in corridors for transportation or
(22) "Scenic" means an
abundance and variety of aesthetically-pleasing manmade or natural elements
along the route.
Corridor" means the land associated with the use agreement, easement or
right-of-way upon which the trail lies.
(24) "Unique" means relatively rare or
unusual as applied to a resource or combination of features within a geographic
(25) "Vegetation" means
forest, prairies, orchards, active farm cropland and tree farms with a variety
of patterns, form and textures created by plant life, and small scale
vegetation features that add striking and intriguing detail elements to the
(26) "Water" means
ocean, rivers, lakes, streams, waterfalls, rapids, marshes, estuaries, bays,
canals and harbors that add movement or serenity to a scene, or the degree to
which water dominates the scene.