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Ten Toe Express Walks

The health benefits of walking are numerous, including reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and obesity.  Walking with others provides the added benefits of a valuable support network and new friendships!

Ten Toe Express walks are held Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. from May 10th through September 20th.

Click here to download the schedule of all Ten Toe Express walks.

For your convenience, all walks begin and end along TriMet routes.  Use TriMet’s Trip Planner (click here) or call 503-238-7433 for help in finding the right bus, train, or streetcar for you.

For more details, contact Rich Cassidy: rich.cassidy@portlandoregon.gov or 503-823-6051.

Click here to go to the Ten Toe Express homepage.


 

Thursdays @ 6 pm

May 15 Historic Albina

June 5 St John’s Waterfront

June 19 Powell Butte Trails 

July 10 The Grotto to Rocky Butte

July 24 TRAM to Council Crest

August 7 Historic Sellwood

August 21 Waud Bluff Trail to Swan Island

September 11 Wallace Park to Macleay Park and Swifts

 

Saturdays @ 9 am

May 10 The Grotto to Rocky Butte

May 31 Historic Sellwood

June 14 Waud Bluff Trail to Swan Island

June 28 Historic Albina

July 19 Powell Butte Trails 

August 2 St John’s Waterfront

August 16 Wallace Park to Macleay Park and Swifts

September 20 TRAM to Council Crest

 

1. The Grotto to Rocky Butte

Join a tour led by author Laura Foster through one of Portland’s most serene forested settings, climbing a nearby trail for a round trip to the historic Rocky Butte summit.

Dates: May 10 – 9AM, July 10 – 6PM

Meet: The Grotto parking lot, 8840 NE Skidmore

Distance: 4 miles or 8,000 steps

Time 2.5 hours

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2. Historic Albina

Enjoy a walk led by the Architectural Heritage Center as we hear about the history and see the remnants of the City of Albina in inner N/NE Portland.

Dates: May 15 – 6PM   June 28 – 9AM

Meet:  Irving Park, NE 9th & Fremont

Distance: 3 miles

Time: 2 hours

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3. Historic Sellwood

Enjoy a walk led by the Architectural Heritage Center as we hear about the history and see the sights in the Sellwood neighborhood of SE Portland.

Dates:  May 31 – 9AM   August 7 – 6PM

Meet: Pioneer Church 455 SE Spokane

Distance: 2.5 miles, 5,000 steps

Time: 2 hours

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4. St John’s Waterfront

Enjoy a challenging and very scenic route through downtown St Johns, Cathedral Park and Willamette Cove

Dates: June 5 – 6PM  August 2 – 9AM

Distance: 4.5 miles

Time: 2 hours

Meet: N. Philadelphia & Lombard, Town Clock

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5. Waud Bluff Trail to Swan Island

Take a walk along Willamette Blvd and down the Waud Bluff trail to some interesting spots on Swan Island and the Willamette River.

Dates: June 14 - 9 AM   August 21- 6PM

Meet: Columbia Park Annex, N. Wllamette and Woosley

Distance: 3.7 miles, 7,400 steps

Time:  2 hours

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6. Powell Butte Trails 

Hike around Powell Butte’s nature trails through forested areas and open meadows.

Dates:  June 19 – 6PM   July 19 – 9AM

Meet: Powell Butte Parking lot, off SE Powell and 162nd.

Distance: 4 miles or 8,000 steps

Time 2.5 hours

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7. TRAM to Council Crest

Take a free Tram ride to OHSU and hike the trails of Marquam Nature Park as we climb to Council Crest Park and back.

Dates: July 24 – 6PM  September 20 – 9AM

Meet: Tram station, north of SW Whitaker and River Parkway

Distance: 4 miles or 8,000 steps

Time 2.5 hours

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8. Wallace Park to Macleay Park and Swifts
Hike the Lower Macleay and Wildwood trails, finishing in time to watch the Vaux Swifts at Wallace Park on September 11.

Dates:  August 16 – 9AM September 11 – 6PM

Meet:  Wallace Park , NW 25th and Raleigh

Distance: 3.0 miles or 6,000 steps

Time: 90 minutes


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Portland Sunday Parkways

 

May 11 East Sunday Parkways

June 22 North Sunday Parkways

July 27 Northeast Sunday Parkways

Aug 24 Southeast Sunday Parkways

Sept 28 Southwest Sunday Parkways