Work Party – Sept 3rd in Dickinson Park – Ash Creek Woods

September 3rd Work Party
Project: Tread reconstruction, apply gravel to stair treads, trail armoring
Trail:     Dickinson Park – Ash Creek Woods – SWT #5
Meeting location: SW Huddleson St. and SW 57th Place

Hello trail workers, coming up soon this Thursday Sept 3rd from 9AM til Noon SW Trails and Portland Parks City Nature will be conducting another 1st Thursday Work Party. This month we are working in Dickinson Park and Dickenson Woods. Activities will be armoring trail surface wet spots with gravel, brushing out the trail, closing some demand trails, possibly rearranging some blocks of concrete the trail crosses among other activities. See the map and Google maps link below for the meet point where SW Trail 5 crosses SW 55th  in the Crestwood Neighborhood. Please join us if you can and as always wear sturdy footwear and long pants and sleeves are recommended. Portland parks will provide all the tools and some water n snacks.

Link to meet point:,-122.7341109,17.15z?hl=en

Parking at this site is a little limited but there is parking above the meet point at the play structure and down on SW 57th and Huddleston if necessary.

Since this is our first time way out South and West for one of these work parties if you know someone in this area Crestwood and Ashcreek that might be interested pass along this info, thanks

Again it would be great to have you join us.

Future Portland Parks work parties

October 8th Work Party – Parke Diem
Project: Full bench construction of approved reroute from bridge crossing up to SW
Lancaster Rd., fully decommission old alignment
Trail:     SWT # 5 – Foley Balmer
Meeting location: SW Collins Ct. and SWT #5 (at the dead end)

November 5th Work Partv
Project: Leaf removal, trail armoring
Trail:     SWT #5 – Maricara Park
Meeting location: SW Maricara St. and SW 30th Ave .

December 3d Work Partv
a Proiect: Leaf removal
a Trail: 4T route – trail TBD
a Meeting location: TBD

Januarv 7th Work Partv
Project: Replace degraded stairs, trail armoring, install grade dips
Trail:     George Himes Trails – SWT #3
Meeting location: SW Iowa St. and SWT #3

Februarv 4th Work Partv
Project: (Continue work from January) Replace degraded stairs, trail armoring, install
grade dips
Trail:    George Himes Trails – SWT #3
Meeting location: SW Iowa St. and SWT #3

March 3rd Work Partv
Project: Tread reconstruction, add stairs as needed
Trail:     Gabriel Pak – SWT #3
Meeting location: Gabriel Parking Lot – off SW 45& St. near tennis courts

April 7th Work Party
Project: tread reconstruction, sign installation
Trail:    Alice Trail – SWT #7 – Woods Memorial Natural area
Meeting location: SW 43d Ave. and SW Alice St

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