- Project: Tread improvements, graveling, brushing/pruning
- Trail: 4T/Marquam Trail between SW Patton Rd and Hwy 26
- Meeting location: In front of the Children’s Museum. PP&R will provide volunteer parking passes for vehicles parked in Washington Park/Zoo parking lot. Readily accessible via TriMet. We will gather at the Children’s Museum and walk to the trailhead as a group.
Future Work Parties
August 3th 2017 Work Party
• Project: Tread reconstruction, step replacement, and/or switchback rerouting.
• Trail: 4T/Marquam Trail between Hwy 26 and SW Patton
• Meeting location: In front of the Children’s Museum. PP&R will provide volunteer parking passes for vehicles parked in Washington Park/Zoo parking lot. Readily accessible via TriMet. We will gather at the Children’s Museum and walk to the trailhead as a group.
September 7th 2017 Work Party
• Project: Construct trail connection from bike/ped path and playground to natural area
• Trail: April Hill Park trail connection
• Meeting location: April Hill Park, entrance off SW Miles St and 59th Ave.
October 5th 2017 Work Party
• Project: Tread improvements, close social trails
• Trail: SW Trail 3 and connectors, Gabriel Park
• Meeting location: Parking lot off SW Canby
November 2nd 2017 Work Party
• Project: Leaf removal
• Trail: Marshall Park
• Meeting location: Playground entrance at SW 12th Pl.
December 7th 2017 Work Party
• Project: Leaf removal, tread drainage
• Trail: 4T route – trail TBD
• Meeting location: TBD
The July walk will be led by Lee Butler. We will meet at Wilson High School and carpool to the boat ramp parking area at Willamette Park. The walk will be a reverse loop over the Sellwood Bridge, along the bike/ped trail on the east side of the Willamette, crossing the Tillicum Bridge and returning to the park through South Waterfront and Johns Landing on the trail. The walk is 7.5 miles with 220 feet elevation gain on the Tillicum Bridge. And you can turn around at any time if the total walk is too long. Continue reading
Woods and Dickinson Parks Loop
Thursday, June 22 ••••• 6pm
MEET: Barbur Transit Center, 9750 SW Barbur Blvd, near the intersection with Capitol Highway
Walk from Barbur Transit Center to two of the lesser known wooded parks in SW Portland, and along sections of SW Trails #5 & #7. Continue reading
Willamette Park to New Sellwood Bridge
Thursday, June 8 ••••• 6pm
MEET: Willamette Park, SW Macadam & Nebraska,
south end of the parking near restroom building
Join a walk from Willamette Park along the Greenway to the new bridge and beyond to some interesting access points to the river, like Powers Marine Park. Continue reading
The Watershed Building in Hillsdale
6388 SW Capitol Hwy
Portland OR 97239
Attendance: Dave Manville, Don Baack, Hans Steuch, Sharon Fekety, Barbara Stedman, Virginia Hendrickson, Debbie Small, Lee Buhler, Andrea Wall, Glenn Bridger, Michelle Marx, Rob Wilcox, Michael Kisor Continue reading
Attendance: Chris Mays, Debbie Small, Sharon Fekety, Barbara Stedman, Dave Manville, Virginia Hendrickson, Glenn Bridger, Don Baack, Barbara Bowers, Hans Steuch, Doug Rogers, Thomas Wright, Michael Kisor Continue reading
SW Trails regular monthly first Thursday Work Party on June 1st will at Marshall Park we will be working on the Owl Creek Trail starting at 9AM and going until Noon. Our meeting point will be at the pullout on SW 18th place (9631 SW 18th Pl approx), look for the big white PPR truck. Continue reading
Agenda for THURSDAY May 25th 2017 7PM Meeting of SW Trails at the Watershed Building 6388 SW Capital Hwy cross street Bertha Blvd.
The June 10th walk will be led by Don Baack. This walk was cancelled in December because of bad weather. We will walk Trail #6 from Hillsdale up to Fairmont, then through SWHRL neighborhood of Portland Heights to the end of Goose Hollow at SW 18th and Jefferson, then returning by MAX and bus. It is 6 miles, 700 feet up and 1000 feet down. Bring bus tickets or money for bus fare, $2.50 for adults under 65, $1.25 for seniors over 65.
We need your letters of support for the long delayed project to construct a safer route to school for students living south of Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway including many from the Crossing at Stephens Creek.