Going Gray

Grab the binoculars, there’s a herd of whales coming!



The Public Option

Metro looks for comments on the new Tonquin Trail



Pass Play

Stuff a state park in your sock.

12/02/2009 By Brian Barker


The Right Path

These scenic vistas, shot by _Portland Monthly_ staffer Scott Weber should get you out the door and into the wild. This June, he focuses on waterfall-filled hikes in the Columbia Gorge. What could be better than all this hair-blowing beauty less than an h


Trail of the Month

Cherry Orchard Trail

A windswept meadow leads to an abandoned cherry orchard

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Frog Lake Buttes

It’s worth the strenuous three-mile climb for a stunning 360-degree panorama of winter backcountry splendor.

05/19/2009 With Brian Barker

Trail of the Month

Hoyt Arboretum

A morning spent exploring the rolling hills of this 185-acre wilderness museum will introduce visitors to nearly 9,000 tree and plant specimens from around t...

05/19/2009 By Brian Barker