Do you enjoy the urban trails of SW Portland and want to support our cause?  You can help by:


Interested in building or improving trails?  SWTrails hosts  monthly trail work parties – no experience needed, and tools are provided.

Can you help test and improve our walking maps or web site? Help build out the web site or an app to guide people along the trails?  We can use your talents/input.

We currently need help with publicity .  If you are interested in filling this role, contact us here.

Want to help at an event? We need help in all areas; from planning and leading hikes to attending city meetings and community outreach events.

Please reach out to us and we’ll plug you in! Drop us a note, and don’t forget to sign up for our mailing list.

Making a Donation/Becoming a Member

Become a member of SWTrails PDX with a $10 donation.  Your business or you can become a sponsor by donating $100 or more.   Click here for more details, or click on “Donate” below to go directly to donating via PayPal or your credit card.

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Attending our Meetings

We host monthly meetings on the third Thursday of the month at 7:00 pm.  You can learn more about who we are and what we’re doing by attending our meetings. If you have an idea for a trail or improvement in your neighborhood, we would like to hear it.  All are welcome to attend!  Check our Events Calendar for up-to-date details.

Joining us for a Hike

Our monthly walks are a great way to learn about the trails of southwest Portland, meet your neighbors, and see the great work SWTrailsPDX is doing!  We’re always looking for  enthusiastic leaders to help lead hikes.


SWTrails is a non-profit public charity (IRS secion 501(c)(3)). Contributions to SWTrails are  deductible deductible under section 170 of the Code. Bequests, devises, transfers or  gifts are tax deductible under section 2055, 2106 or 2522 of the Code.