Beautiful Roses and Wildwood too


I threw on the daypack, grabbed the camera and took off from home on a beautiful morning.

After hiking down to Washington Park I turned uphill to the Rose Garden.

The Portland International Rose Test Garden is the oldest public garden of its kind in the United States. In the early summer the delightful smells and delicate features of the roses in bloom are always a treat.

Walking among the large variety of roses, I spent a good while taking photos of the spectacular flowers.

Leaving the Rose Garden, I followed the Wildwood Trail, then the Marquam Trail to the top of Council Crest before returning home on the eight-mile outing.

What a nice way to enjoy a few hours of sunshine.

Rose

Rose

Modest home for sale along the route

Modest home for sale along the route

Interesting

Interesting

Teasels

Teasels

Roses

Roses

Portland Heights dates back to the horse and buggy days

Portland Heights dates back to the horse and buggy days

Rose

Rose

Marquam Trail

Marquam Trail

Rose

Rose

Wildwood Trail

Wildwood Trail

Rose

Rose

 

 

 

 

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