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Springwater Corridor/Eastbank Esplanade

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Heading North on the Springwater TrailWhat’s to Love: This is one of the best and most accessible bike paths within a short distance from downtown Portland. The Springwater Corridor trail “…is the major southeast segment of the 40-Mile Loop which was inspired by the 1903 Olmsted plan of a parkway and boulevard loop to connect park sites. The eventual developed trail will be over 21 miles long” (source). If you’re a southeast Portland resident, you’re probably very familiar with biking along this trail. Whether it’s making your way to the Sellwood Bridge, Oaks Amusement Park, OMSI or downtown Portland, this is your ticket to a great family ride.

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