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SWTrails Needs a Hiking Coordinator!

SWTrails needs a new hiking coordinator! Our coordinator ensures that we have hiking leaders for our monthly walk/hikes, sends information on their route plans to the local press and our website and Facebook managers, and (ideally) goes along on the … Continue reading

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SWTrails Monthly First Thursday Work Party, Thursday, April 4

SW Trails monthly first Thursday Work Party for April 4th 2019 will be at Gabriel Park from 9am until Noon.  We will meet at the Park South entrance  down by the community gardens. Limited parking is available at the garden … Continue reading

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SWTrails Monthly Meeting Thursday, March 28, 7-8:30 pm

We meet in the Watershed apartment building in Hillsdale, 6388 SW Capitol Hwy. (parking is available in the shopping center across the street) in their community conference room on the main floor next to the central outdoor courtyard next to … Continue reading

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PedPDX Pedestrian Plan “View & Review Party” Monday, March 18, 5:30-7pm

PBOT is asking for your input on PedPDX, PBOT’s new Pedestrian Plan for Portland,  before the plan goes to the City Council in June.  PBOT will host one of several public review sessions Monday the 18th at the Multnomah Arts … Continue reading

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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 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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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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