Author Archives: Brian Brady

Hike #34: Corbett to Terwilliger Loop

With spring in full effect, we welcome the chance to explore one of Portland’s most celebrated pedestrian routes, historic Terwilliger Parkway. Read on for more details.                   Name:  Terwilliger Corbett Loop Neighborhood: South … Continue reading

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Hike #33: Sellwood Tilikum Loop

We have been posting hikes for an entire year and have none of our routes have left the west side of Portland.  Here you have it – in this hike we venture across two bridges while exploring Oaks Bottom Wildlife … Continue reading

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Hike #32: Mountain Goat Loop

Want to train for summer hikes or backpacking trips without leaving the city? This hike will take you to both the lowest (Willamette river) and highest points (Council Crest) in the city!  After you finish you will feel -and maybe … Continue reading

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Hike #31: Mud to Mansions in Dunthorpe

Where can you find the most elegant houses and the muddiest trails?  In SW Portland of course.   Read on to learn more!                 Name:  Mud to Mansions in Dunthorpe Neighborhood: Collins View, Lake … Continue reading

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Hike #30 – Old Bertha Highway

Our thirtieth self-led-hike is a nice loop from Albert Kelly Park that follows much of the original route for the Red Electric Trail through the Hillsdale and Hayhurst neighborhoods. Read on to learn more:             … Continue reading

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Hike # 29 – Twenty One Miles to welcome 2021

This is our longest hike yet and, since it covers so much of the area we love,  the best.  It is 21 miles in length covering much of SW Portland.  Read on to find out the best way to welcome … Continue reading

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SWTrails PDX encourages you to “Shop Local”

As you make a last push to finish your annual holiday shopping, SWTrails encourages you to Shop Small, Shop Local, Shop Independent.  We are a not-for-profit organization, with the aim of improving the community we live in – this includes … Continue reading

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Hike #28: Multnomah Village to Marshall Park

Our December Hike hike offers a chance to work off the turkey and scones you ate during Thanksgiving, and an opportunity to finish your holiday shopping.  Read on for more Details.                 Name:  … Continue reading

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Hike # 27: Thanksgiving Scone Walk

COVID cases are on the rise and we’re being asked to re-enter lockdown, but that doesn’t mean we have to eat poorly!  Our annual Thanksgiving Day hike around the Hillsdale Neighborhood has always included homemade Scones, and this year is … Continue reading

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Hillsdale to Lake Oswego Trail

See our new webpage dedicated to the planed route of the Hillsdale to Lake Oswego Trail: Hillsdale to Lake Oswego Trail Also, see this article published in the Hillsdale Connection: “Completion of Hillsdale to Lake Oswego Trail Could Become a … Continue reading

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