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Aspen Trailhead

From Oregon Hikers Field Guide

Sign at the Aspen Trailhead, Forest Park (bobcat)


Hikes starting here

Driving Directions

From I-405 North, take Exit 3 for Highway 30W and St. Helens. Merge right for Vaughn Street and come to the first traffic light at Vaughn and 23rd.

Drive straight from here for 0.2 miles and make a left turn onto NW 25th Avenue.

In 0.1 miles, turn right onto N.W. Thurman Street.

Drive 0.7 miles on Thurman and turn right onto Franklin Court.

Drive one block, and go left onto N.W. Aspen Avenue. Park along Aspen Avenue.

Google Maps to: Aspen Trailhead, Portland, OR 97210

Alternatives to Driving

Take Tri-met Bus #15 to its second-last stop at NW Thurman and 34th. Walk up Thurman about half a block and find the Aspen Staircase leading up to your left. Climb these 100 or so steps to Aspen Avenue. The Aspen Trailhead is to your right.

Other Notes

  • DO NOT LEAVE valuables in your car.
  • Dogs on leash

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