Help The Trails

Do you enjoy the urban trails of SW Portland?  If so, you can help by doing one (or all) of the following:


Want to help build or improve trail?  SWTrails hosts  monthly trail work parties, no experience needed, and tools are provided.

Can you help test and improve maps, or our web site? Build out the web site or an app to help people find their way along the trails?

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.

Make a Donation

Donate to SW Trails by using the PayPal Donate button below. Also, you or your business can become a SW Trails sponsor for $100 or more using either the online or paper form see the Join page for more details.

Donate Button with Credit Cards

Become a Member

Joining SWTrails is an easy way to support our mission. Simply fill out the SWTrails Membership Form and mail it with your $10 membership fee.

Attend our Meetings

We host monthly meetings where you can learn more about who we are and what we’re doing.  We are currently in need of a Secretary and Hike Coordinator.  If you are interested in filling either of these roles, contact us here.

Join us for a Hike

Our monthly walks are a great way to learn about the trails of SW Portland, meet your neighbors, and see the great work SWTrails is doing!  Also, 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.