After months of being restricted to walking around our neighborhood, we ventured south to Silver Falls State Park.
We headed up to Vancouver, Washington to take in the views from the Grant Street Pier. It was clear at home, but so foggy along the river.
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One of the few blessings from this dumpster fire of a year was an opportunity to stretch my legs walking every day. One of my favorite destinations is Hyland Forest Park which I had walked on the outskirts of for years but never in. Starting in April 2020 I explored the trails in the 29.5 acre park. It’s 1½ miles from my house up to the park, then about a one mile loop – or maybe a bit more if I walk down more trails, then 1½ miles home. So a 4 mile walk with plenty of elevation change and a beautiful forested park in the middle. I’ve been intrigued by how the woods have changed over the 8 months.
July 20, 2020 A week earlier I took a walk up the hill to Matrix Hill Park to have a look around. The view was nice but I couldn’t see our local volcano, Mt. Hood. Yesterday I headed back a bit earlier in the morning to try again. Up along the switchback as I climbed… Continue reading Matrix Hill Park Redux