Triple Falls

Triple Falls Distance: 3.2 miles Elevation Gain: 610ft Difficulty: moderate Fees/Permits: none Summary: Hike through forest past a series of waterfalls, ending with the spectacular Triple falls. There are nice places to sit down and picnic at the falls. As with the other hikes close-in to Portland, this is a popular hike where you will be navigating around people […]

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Tryon Creek State Natural Area

Distance: 2.7miles Elevation Gain: 125ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary: A forested park with trails, right in the middle of SW Portland. Mostly shaded, a nice choice on a hot day. Trailhead [map]: Off SW Terwilliger Boulevard, about 2.4 miles south of I-5. Click for… Additional Trail Information Don’t Forget…Safe Hiking Tips for You and your Dog Safety First for you […]

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Powell Butte Perimeter

Distance: 4miles Elevation Gain: 500ft Difficulty: easy Fees/Permits: none Summary:Powell Butte Nature park offers many trail options, this trail follows the perimeter and offers views of Mt. Hood, Mt. St. Helens and Mt. Adams. Trailhead [map]: Start at 162nd & Powell. Drive south on 162nd and you will enter the park immediately. Continue up the hill about 1/4 mi to […]

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Pet Sitting • Boarding • Doggy Day Care

Doggy Day Care • Boarding • Pet Sitters On this page, we provide a few resources for finding reliable pet care. We have tried to list reliable businesses here, but please do interview your prospective pet sitter before making any commitments. Check out these some [Tips for interviewing pet sitters]. Doggy Day Care ( Boarding offered […]

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How to Get Involved?

Getting involved is rewarding for you, a contribution to the community, and can benefit animals in so many ways. Connect through social clubs, committees, and volunteer organizations. Below are some of the ways that you can get out and share your energy and love of animals. Ways to Volunteer Fences for Fido Help Fences for […]

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Resources • Emergencies • Planning

Please scroll down this page for useful resources related to emergencies and disaster planning for you and your pet. Links below expand to provide related content. Simple Steps to take NOW to protect your pet: Microchip your pet &/or have tags with your contact information. Have a copy of vaccination records for all pets. Have a photo of each pet. […]

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Pet Friendly Hotels, Motels and Lodging

Pet-Friendly Lodging ~ Portland, SW WA & beyond Oregon loves its pets! Following is a list of some of the many places to stay that are happy to accommodate your pets. To see the locations of all of the listings below click our [Map]. Map opens in a new window. Click any map point for […]

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Dog Friendly Hikes

This page provides a selection of hikes and urban walks available to you and your dog. We have included a variety of distances and levels of difficulty for you to choose from. Please be safe and courteous of others and the environment. Click any link immediately below for tips and recommendations for safe hiking for […]

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