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The City of Portland, Oregon

Portland Bureau of Transportation

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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Walks for Fun and Fitness

 Walks for Fun and Fitness

Ten Toe Express Walks

As part of the Ten Toe Express Walking Campaign PBOT staff and volunteers will be leading 2-4 walks per month in different areas of Portland during the spring and summer. They are FREE and include both short (2.5 mile) and long (3.5-5.5 mile) walks.  Click here for the schedule .

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Phone: 503-865-TOES



NeighborWalks is a collaborative community walking program brought to you by AARP Oregon, City of Portland Bureau of Transportation and Oregon Walks.  Our vision is to get more people walking every day for health, transportation, environment, and community. Walks will take place in Portland neighborhoods, led by AARP volunteer leaders with support from community partners. Join us for these intergenerational walks as we celebrate an Age-Friendly Portland and a community for all ages and abilities!

See the full schedule here.


Walk There! with Metro's free guided treks

Walking is one of the easiest and most effective activities you can do to tighten your wallet and your waistline.  Explore routes from Metro's "Walk There!" guidebook, which features 50 treks in the Portland-Vancouver area, on a series of free guided walking tours this spring and summer.  Learn about points of interest.  Experience urban natural areas, scenic parks, and fascinating main streets.

For more information visit


Wonders of Walking

Wonders of Walking (WOW) celebrates walkers by offering a range of walking events for walkers by walkers. WOW celebrates the health, fun and social benefits of walking by providing walking events: Are you looking for someone to walk with? Do you enjoy exploring? Would you like to improve your fitness and have fun? Be a WOWZER! Check out the Portland Walk Club today for a fun and motivating experience!

For more information: Check our website and calendar:


Rose City Roamers ,  A Walking Club

Rose City Roamers is an award winning walking club and non-profit organization based in Portland, Oregon which organizes quality non-competitive walking activities.

The club is affiliated with the international, national and state Volkssport Associations.

Participation in events is free, but a system of awards is an extremely popular part of Volkssporting. There are two year-round 11/12 K events that start at Providence Hospital and go through Laurelhurst & Rose City neighborhoods.

For more information check out the web site:


The Mazamas

The Mazamas are a nonprofit mountaineering education organization located in Portland, Oregon.  The Mazamas offer over 800 hikes and 450 climbs annually.  A variety of classes and activities are offered for every skill and fitness level and are open to both members and non-members.

Check out their Portland Street Rambles at    or call 503-227-2345


Portland Walking Tours

You walk in Portland everyday, but the real history is hidden and often passed by. Portland Walking Tours offers regularly scheduled guided walking tours twice-daily every day in the morning and afternoon (except holidays). Their fun and enlightening guided walking tours explore the history, foods, architecture, bridges, parks, fountains, artwork, and unique places in Portland. You're guaranteed to find out things you never knew about Portland and from a friendly and knowledgeable tour guide.

Tickets can be purchased in advance at the web site or at the Visitor Center at Pioneer Courthouse Square.  Advanced ticketing is not required, but is strongly recommended as tours often sell out.

More information is available from (503) 774-4522 or visit the company web site.