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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
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
In accordance with guidelines set out by the Oregon Health Authority, trail 5 is closed until further notice where it leads onto Lewis & Clark campus east of Boones Ferry Road/Terwilliger Boulevard. The asphalted bike path east of this intersection … Continue reading
This spring, the Oregon Department of Transportation will begin maintenance on the SW Terwilliger Boulevard and SW Bertha Boulevard on-ramps to I-5 north. They are improving the weight capacity of the bridges by reinforcing beam connections. This work will cause … Continue reading
A recent work party at April Hill Park. Thank you volunteers!
Over 36,600 people died on US roadways in 2018 (the last year data is available), a decrease of 2.4 percent from 2017, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The fatality rate per 100 million vehicle miles traveled also decreased … Continue reading
We advocate for more sidewalks! And we walk our talk. This is SW Scholls Ferry Road, south of Patton Road. The scene of our latest monthly hike, to assess the reality of walking in SW Portland.
Sunny skies brought more than 50 walkers out on Thanksgiving Day to enjoy community with SWTrails. Many discovered the hidden Fulton Park section of old Portland. Coffee, tea, and scones were served at the stop in George Himes Park. Thanks … Continue reading
SWTrails needs a hiking coordinator to: publicize our monthly hikes, help ensure that hike leaders have the information they need to prepare routes and maps, encourage SWTrails members and fellow hikers to lead a hike, and help hike leaders with … Continue reading