Environment

Fit to be Tied

Last week’s gubernatorial environmental debate has both democratic candidates seeing green

04/06/2010

Travel

America the Free

The country’s national parks offer a priceless experience—literally.

03/30/2010

Get Out

Cacheing In

The City of Gresham’s Heritage Trees are Full of History—and Hidden Treasure.

03/01/2010

"Mount St Helens"

High on Helens

Permits, anniversaries, and Twitter updates—Mount St. Helens greets 2010

02/01/2010

Article

Hoe Down

Northwest Trail Alliance calls in the heavy artillery

01/14/2010

Article

Green Acres

Metro kicks off the New Year in style

01/08/2010

Article

Going Gray

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

12/18/2009

Article

The Public Option

Metro looks for comments on the new Tonquin Trail

12/10/2009

Article

Pass Play

Stuff a state park in your sock.

12/02/2009 By Brian Barker

Trails

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

05/26/2009

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

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

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