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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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Ten Toe Express Walks 2019

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 alternating Thursdays at 6:00 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m. from May 2nd through September 14th.

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

Click here to view maps of the walk routes.

Sample of map for Ten Toe guided walkFor 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.

For even more guided walks, check out NeighborWalks. NeighborWalks is a collaborative community walking program brought to you by AARP Oregon, City of Portland Bureau of Transportation and Oregon Walks.  See the full schedule here.

Click here to go to the Ten Toe Express homepage.


Thursdays at 6 pm

May    2         Lents Green Ring

May    16       Jade to Apano and Mt Tabor Loop

June   13       Reed Canyon to Reedway

June   27       Hillsdale to the Six Sextant

July     18       NW Stairs and Trails Loop

Aug     8         Cully Neighborhood and Park Loop

Aug     22       Kelley Point Park

Sept    5         Historic Kerns

Saturdays at 9 am

May    11       NW Stairs and Trails Loop

June   8         Historic Kerns

June   22       Cully Neighborhood and Park Loop

July     13       Reed Canyon to Reedway

July     27      Jade to Apano and Mt Tabor Loop

Aug     3         Lents Green Ring

Aug     17       Hillsdale to the Sixth Sextant

Sept    14       Kelley Point Park

 

Lents Green Ring 

Thursday May 2 – 6 PM  

Saturday August 3 – 9 AM

Meet:  Glenwood Park, SE 87th and Glenwood Street

2.5 hours

4.5 miles or 9,000 steps

Walk the four legs of the streets, Greenways and connected paths that access popular Lents community spaces.

Note: Relatively flat with paved trails and some paved sidewalks with and without curb ramps. 

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NW Stairs and Trails Loop 

Saturday May 11 – 9 AM

Thursday July 18 – 6 PM

Meet:  Wallace Park, SW corner of NW Raleigh and 25th

2 hours

3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

Discover some of the Northwest neighborhoods public stairs and hike along the Lower Macleay and Wildwood trails.

Note: Hills, stairs and unimproved trails

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Jade District to APANO and Mt Tabor Loop

Saturday July 27  – 9 AM

Thursday May 16  – 6 PM

Meet:  Harrison Park, SW corner of SE Stephens and 87th

2.0 hours

3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

Enjoy a challenging walk from the Jade District to the new APANO building and then up to the top of Mt Tabor on some of the brand new stairways. 

Note: Hills, stairs and unimproved trails

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Historic Kerns

Saturday June 8 – 9 AM

Thursday September 5 – 6 PM 

Meet:  Oregon Park, NE Corner at NE 30th and Oregon

2.0 hours

3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

Take a historic tour of the former Jantzen Swimwear   manufacturing hub and see many of the new uses and buildings in the Kerns neighborhood.

Note: Relatively flat and paved sidewalks

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Reed Canyon to Reedway

Saturday July 13  – 9 AM

Thursday June 13  – 6 PM

Meet:  Reed College Place and SE Tolman

2.0 hours

3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

Discover a hidden natural habitat area on our way to touring one of the Portland’s largest group of mid-century modern homes.

Note: Hills and unimproved trails

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Cully Neighborhood and Park Loop

Saturday June 22  – 9 AM

Thursday August 8  – 6 PM

Meet:  West side of NE 55th and Going

2.0 hours

3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

Walk to Thomas Cully Park from Rigler School, after a visit to the businesses along NE 42nd Avenue.

Note: Relatively flat with many streets without sidewalks

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Hillsdale to the Sixth Sextant  

Saturday August 17– 9 AM

Thursday June 27  – 6 PM

Meet:  Wilson High School parking lot, SW Sunset Blvd and Capitol Highway

2.5 hours

4.5 miles or 9,000 steps

Hike a challenging route through George Himes park to South Portland’s trails, sidewalks and hidden stairways.

Note: Hills and unimproved trails

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Kelley Point Park and the Rivergate Trail 

Thursday August 22  – 6 PM

Saturday September 14  – 9 AM

Meet:  Northernmost parking lot inside Kelley Point Park, N Lombard and Marine Drive

2.0 hours

3.5 miles or 7,000 steps

Visit the confluence of the Columbia and Willamette rivers and walk among the tall black cottonwoods to the Rivergate Trail and back.

Note: Relatively flat with paved and unpaved trails

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Portland Sunday Parkways

May 19   Southeast

June 30  North

July 21  Northeast

August 25  Green Loop (Central City)

September 22  Outer Northeast