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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

May 28-29, 2020

Yesterday I walked a stretch of the Fanno Creek Trail that I haven’t visited recently. I only had my iPhone with me but took a couple of pictures of a beautiful meadow on the north end of Dirksen Nature Park just south of Tigard Street.

Dirksen Nature Park – Tigard, Oregon
Dirksen Nature Park – Tigard, Oregon

This morning I I the mile and a half through the neighborhoods up to Hyland Forest Park to wander through my happy place. It is so quiet and peaceful in there. I’ve posted about my walks here a few times. Places are starting to open up but we still can’t really get out to the hiking spots like we had planned this past winter.

Google Maps view of Hyland Forest Park

it’s a small park – about 30 acres – but there are plenty of trails.

Trails in Hyland Forest Park

I decided to take my Sony a6600 instead of just depending on my iPhone for pictures.

Romeo and Juliet in Hyland Forest Park

I love how the sun peeks through the tree in places to splash light across the foliage.

Hyland Forest Park
Hyland Forest Park

The walk around the perimeter is about one mile. After that I headed up but stopped to grab a couple of pictures of the beautiful local gardens.

Neighborhood garden flower
Neighborhood garden flower

You can view all the photos in my “Walks In the Time of COVID” on Flickr.

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