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I enjoy hiking in Portland Heights in the springtime. There are multiple marked urban trails.
The hikes follow streets, public stairways, alleyways and trails through greenways.
On this day I followed Southwest Urban Trail no. 6 and the Marquam trail to Council Crest. At 1,071 feet it is the highest point in the City.
There is always a nice combination of domestic and wild flowers, birds and small animals to see. And, as the year unfolds, different flowers come into bloom.
Pioneer Woman statute on Council Crest