Getting to Summer Heat NorthWest!

Summer Heat NorthWest will take place at Vancouver Landing aka “The Quay” which is located next to the I5 bridge in Vancouver, WA (just to the west of 100 Columbia Street, Vancouver WA) adjacent to the Red Lion Hotel.

We encourage car pooling and public transportation.

Public Transport Options

 From Portland

 Max and Bike

The closest TriMet Max station is the Expo Center (the last stop on the Yellow Line). Vancouver is an enjoyable 15min bike ride from the max station. Follow the green bicycle signs to Vancouver. Once you have crossed over the Columbia on the I5 bridge turn right into the small carpark, turn immediately right onto Columbia Way and follow it around under the bridge. Turn left into the Red Lion Carpark.

The max runs every 15min, for a full timetable click here.

Max and Bus

Take the TriMet Max Yellow line and get off at the Delta Park/Vanport station (second last stop). Board the C-Tran bus #4 (Fourth Plain) Get off at Broadway and 7th and walk to the site (0.4 miles,10min walk. Turn West down 7th, turn left into Main St, Right into 6th street, left into Columbia St. When you see the Red Lion Hotel turn right into the carpark. The landing).

The Number 4 C-Tran bus runs approx every 15min. Timetable here.

If there is sufficient demand we will set up a shuttle from the Expo Center Max Station to the site. To RSVP for this service please email with your name, mobile phone number, the number of passengers and what time you will arrive at the Expo Center.

From Vancouver, WA

The site is within walking distance from downtown Vancouver. The C-Tran number 4 bus (Fourth Plain) stops closest to the site.

Driving Directions

From the South:

Head North on I5, take exit 1B toward City Center/Convention Center. Turn left on to 6th Street and take the third left onto Columbia Street. Turn right into the Red Lion Hotel Carpark. Parking might be limited so please consider other transportation options or carpooling. Use the Summer Heat Facebook page to connect with others about rides!

Driving time: Approx 25 minutes from downtown Portland.

From the North:

Head South on the I5, Take Exit 1C for Washington 501/Mill Plain Boulevard,  Keep right at the fork, follow signs for City Center and merge onto E 15th St. Turn left onto Washington St. Turn right onto W 8th St Take the 1st left onto Columbia St. Turn right into the Red Lion Hotel Carpark.

Driving time: Approx 2 hrs 40mins from Seattle

Limited Parking is available on site. Some, additional parking is available in the waterfront park directly to the east of the I5 bridge. On SE Columbia Way. Please use public transport options and consider car pooling.

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