Tools for living
› Walking resources
Find maps, resources and nonprofit groups to help you and your family get walking!
Find your own path, share favorite routes and get active with clubs and classes. Here are some resources:
On the web
- 4T Trail Learn more about the 4T Trail and its supporting organization.
- Active Living by Design
Creates community-led change by working with local and national partners to build a culture of active living and healthy eating.
- Drive Less/Save More
Walking can be great for your waistline, your budget and your mental health. You don’t need a lot of special equipment, just a comfortable pair of shoes and you’re ready to go!
- Everybody Walk
Every day walkers share their videos and stories. Find a local event and post your activities.
- Explore PDX
More Portland walking routes and resources.
- Getting Around Portland
Download City of Portland walking maps and learn about walking activities and events.
- The Intertwine
Map your own routes, view distance and elevation information, share with friends.
- Safe Routes to School
Makes walking and biking around neighborhoods and schools fun, easy, safe and healthy for all students.
- Vancouver-Clark Parks and Trails
- Walking Info
Pedestrian and bicycling information center.
- Walk Score
Learn what makes a walkable neighborhood.
Clubs and organizations
Explore historic neighborhoods and scenic natural areas with 50 downloadable treks in Portland and Vancouver from Metro's Walk There! guide book.
Get involved with an ongoing project to collect important data on bicycle and pedestrian activity.
The Metro Council is teaming up with governments, businesses, nonprofits and other nature lovers to create the world’s best network of parks, trails and natural areas.
Metro's Regional Travel Options program creates vibrant neighborhoods by creating more opportunities to walk, bike, share a ride and take transit.
Find out how Metro and partners across the region are working to complete the regional active transportation network.