Welcome to Banks, Oregon!
If small-town charm and outdoor adventures are what you seek, set your sights on Banks, Oregon! Tucked along Oregon's scenic Coast Range foothills, what Banks, OR, lacks in size it makes up for in beauty. Less than 2000 folks live here in Banks. This makes it the epitome of charming small-town America. You won’t find nightclubs or 5-Star hotels here. But you are sure to find a close-knit community and beautiful nature. The lifestyle is slower, safer, and many say, sweeter.
What you will find around Banks, OR is some of the most rugged and challenging terrains in the country. Camping, hiking, and climbing are huge pastimes. Plus locals love snow skiing and snowboarding in the winter. Many call Banks the “Gateway to Outdoor Adventure!” That might be due to the Banks-Vernonia State Trail, which starts right here in town. It was the first rail-to-trail project ever completed in Oregon. And it’s 21 miles of biking, hiking, and horse-riding heaven!
One of the perks of living in Banks, Oregon, is that Portland is only 23 miles away. You get all the big-city perks without any of the big-city problems when you live in Banks! Then again, you might not want to have anything to do with the city, which is just fine too. Life is undoubtedly simpler in Banks, OR, plus much quieter. Another perk of living in Banks is that Oregon's fantastic beaches are less than 70 miles west! You can be at Rockaway Beach in under 2 hours depending on traffic.
Banks, OR Storage Units by Northwest
When you need to store something in Banks, OR, you'll be pleased to know Northwest has a great location here. At 42270 Northwest Oak Way you can reserve your very own Banks, Oregon storage unit. You'll find quite a few places to eat nearby. That includes Main Street Pizza, Jim's Market, and Coffee Country when you need a jolt of fresh java. Quail Valley Golf Course is less than a mile away, as are Banks Sunset Park and Sunset Speedway. Also, Banks Elementary School is very close, and so is Banks High School. We mentioned earlier the Banks-Vernonia State Trail. You’ll be glad to know it’s less than 2 miles away, waiting for your next adventure.
Northwest Self Storage in Banks, Oregon, can help no matter what you need to store. Many people store boats in a Banks, Oregon, storage unit, and quite a few store RVs with us. If you’re an outdoor living type person, you can also store your outdoor gear with us. Kayaks, canoes, skiing, and snowboarding gear, you name it, we can store it for you! If you’re an adventurer, you'll find our Banks storage units an excellent way to store equipment during your off-season. (The only thing we don't store is flammables, please.)
We Hope You Enjoy Charming Banks, Oregon!
Banks, Oregon is the very definition of a small American town, no doubt. But, as we said earlier, what we lack in size, we make up for in gorgeous scenery and outdoor adventure opportunities. Laid back, pristine and quiet, Banks is a pleasant place to live, laugh, and raise a family. And hey, if things get dull, Portland and everything weird it offers is just up the road!