Kashmir is a great ambassador for Forest Park!
I'm also fond of walking/running the Waterfront. The building where I work is on the Waterfront, so I'm lucky enough that I can park there, walk the whole loop, and get in a great 4 miles. Or just do 2 miles at lunch when I have time and the gumption to get up and out!
There's also the Springwater Trail, starting at OMSI and going to Oaks Park (or vice-versa)www.40mileloop.org/trail_oaksparktoomsi.ht
Glendoveer Golf Course has a nice 2 mile loop around it, which two different parking locations. www.oregonmetro.gov/index.cfm/go/by.web/id
I'm also a fan of the bike trail along the Columbia on Marine Drive. The boat ramp near there is closed at the moment, but you can park at The Home Depot off Airport Way and get to the path that way.
Check out the 40-mile Loop: www.40mileloop.org/index.html
Lots of good info on different trails to experience.
For our neighborhood, we walk around Madison High School, around Rose City Golf Course, along Sacramento Ave.
Last but not least (I'm sure I'm forgetting something) there's Cascade Station - it's a shopping area with a Target and variety of other stores. The sidewalks and nice and new and relatively even and well-lit. There's a path off the main street that takes you need the slough and then through a bit of wooded area.
Granted many of these you need to drive to, in order to experience them, but if you're willing to go on the adventure, it's usually worth it!
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