2nd Saturday Hike, November 13, 9am-12pm
3rd Saturday Walk, November 20, 9am-12pm
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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
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
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.