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.
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. This morning I I the mile and… Continue reading Hyland Forest Park – Mostly