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Hike Protocol Survey Results Released

You may remember back in November, we issued a survey to our hike participants to gather information on how to best serve our community through our group led hikes.  107 members of our community took the survey.  Board members met to … Continue reading

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The Tram is Open Again!

After two years of hospital-only use, the Portland Tram is open to the public!  This means that all of the “T’s” of the 4T trail are there to experience: Trail, Tram, Trolley, Train.  During the closure, the tram portion was … Continue reading

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Hike Protocol Survey – November, 2021

This page is intended to share the results of our Hike Protocol survey.  It will not be advertised for public viewing until we agree on a final version of the report.   See a DRAFT version of the summary report … Continue reading

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Vote on a new name for Wilson Pool

The Hillsdale Neighborhood Association and the Hillsdale and Business Association are sponsoring a committee that is leading an effort to select a new name for Wilson Pool.  Over the past 2 months the entire SW community has been invited to … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes from SWTrails PDX

Closing out the year SWTrails PDX, wears many hats in the SW Community: urban trail advocacy, trail building, trail mapping, and for the holiday season, a silly Santa hat to offer you the warmest wishes!  Below, we bring you an … Continue reading

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SWTrails 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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Our Work Continues…

Don Baack, founder of SWTrails PDX, recently wrote an opinion article in BikePortland: Keep Moving Forward on the Red Electric Trail In it he writes, “Our next goal is to see the completion of the The Red Electric Trail, a … Continue reading

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SWTrails PDX Walks Again

SW Trails Neighborhood Hikes are back in full swing.  Our June and July hikes were a huge success.  We were all so happy to see one another again and welcome new walkers! 2nd Saturday Hikes are usually 5-7 miles in … 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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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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