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PBOT Delays Construction on Red Electric Trail bridge

In February, PBOT announced that a long-awaited bridge to be constructed across a ravine near Beaverton-Hillsdale Highway, a critical piece of the Red Electric trail and a potential boon to SW walkers in the Hillsdale area is to be delayed … Continue reading

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SWTrails Monthly Work Party Thursday, March 7 CANCELLED DUE TO SNOW

SW Trails monthly first Thursday Work Party for March 7th 2019 will be at Dickinson Park and Ashcreek Woods NA  from 9am until Noon.  We will meet at SW 55th and Alfred Ct at the top of the N side … Continue reading

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SWTrails Stroll & Coffee Saturday, March 16

Please join Southwest Trails on Saturday March 16, for its monthly “Stroll and Coffee” walk. The “Stroll and Coffee” walk is designed to offer a walking opportunity that is shorter than our traditional hike and ends with a stop for … Continue reading

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SWTrails Annual Meeting Thursday, February 28

Please attend SWTrails’ Annual Meeting on Thursday Feb 28, at 7 PM in the Watershed building in Hillsdale.  We will be holding an election for six (6) board members. If you are interested in serving as a Board member, please notify SWTrails … Continue reading

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SWTrails Monthly Walk Saturday, March 9

The March walk will be led by Dave Manville (this is the walk that was cancelled in February due to snow).  It will be out in the Ashcreek, Crestwood and Maplewood neighborhoods. This will be a 6.7 mile hike with 250 … Continue reading

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Maricara Park work party: turnpike accomplished!

The ground was frozen, but a SWTrails crew of 8 folks put in a 32 foot turnpike aka raised trail over a mud pit on SW Trail #5 heading through the park. We also added gravel to an additional 30 … Continue reading

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SW Naito crossing discussions

Thank you to Commissioner Eudaly Commissioner Eudaly recently wrote a note to South Portland Neighborhood Association (SPNA) and the Portland Bureau of Transportation (PBOT) about the much needed but frequently delayed safe crossing of SW Naito at SW Whitaker. The … Continue reading

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SWTrails Monthly First Thursday Work Party, February 7

SW Trails monthly first Thursday Work Party for February 7th 2019 will be at Maricara Park  from 9am until Noon.  We will meet at SW 30th and SW Maricara at the Park West Entrance (see link below). This is our … Continue reading

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SWTrails February Stroll & Coffee Saturday, February 16

Please join SWTrails on Saturday, February 16, for its monthly “Stroll and Coffee” walk. The “Stroll and Coffee” walk is designed to offer a walking opportunity that is shorter than our traditional hike and ends with a stop for coffee … Continue reading

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SWTrails Monthly Walk Saturday, February 9

The February walk will be led by Dave Manville.  It will be out in the Ashcreek, Crestwood and Maplewood neighborhoods. This will be a 6.7 mile hike with 250 ft elevation changes and some rolling terrain. We will carpool from Wilson … Continue reading

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