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Powell Butte Nature Park main entrance: 16160 SE Powell Blvd.
Saturday, November 9 2019, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Improve Wildhorse trail by installing check-dams. Training provided!
Event Types > Volunteer Opportunities/Fundraisers
Powell Butte Nature Park (Outer Southeast) – trail work
Saturday, November 9, 9:00 AM-noon
Join Hands On Portland and Portland Parks & Recreation to improve trails on Powell Butte. Trail work helps to keep trails safe and useful for hikers, bird watchers, bikers and horseback riders. Wear long thick pants, a long-sleeved shirt, and sturdy shoes. Bring a water bottle, rain gear, and sunhat. Instruction, tools, gloves, water, snacks, and coffee/tea provided. Aged 8+ welcome, and no experience necessary! Participants should be at least 8 years old and accompanied by an attentive adult. (Participants unaccompanied by an adult should be at least 14 years old.) Volunteers will be walking up to 5 miles during the event, so arrive before 9:00 AM to make sure you meet up with the group.
Meet at: Main Entrance, south of Powell Blvd. (Hwy 26 East) on SE 162nd. 16160 SE Powell Blvd. Turn south onto SE 162nd from Powell Blvd. and follow the entrance road to the visitor’s center and parking lot at the top of the Butte. Follow event signs to the parking area.
Tri-met bus: # 9. (SE 162nd St. stop)
Bike/Walk on the Springwater Corridor trail: www.PortlandOregon.gov/parks/springwatermap.
Day of event text/call Lucy: 503.314.0347.