No employee will be disciplined, but we suspect a training memo was sent around to remind folks of proper signage protocols.
Late Thursday night, the Mt. Tabor Neighborhood Association (MTNA) posted an urgent message on their Facebook page: “Urgent: Fire watch needed for Mt. Tabor Park,” it read. The reason? According to witness reports and the MTNA, 33 fires have been set by arsonists in the past week or so. They say the burn areas are … Read more
(Please welcome new contributor Hannah Moraes! You might recall her post-race interviews from the Red R Crit last week.) A motorcycle rider on Mt. Tabor? During the weekly bike race? After a collision between a rider and skateboarder brought an abrupt end to the third week of the Mt. Tabor Race Series on June 16th, … Read more
An effort to build a multi-use path to access Mt. Tabor from SE Division Street is getting new life from a committee of neighborhood activists.
Trail use conflicts continue to plague one of Portland’s most popular urban sanctuaries: Mt. Tabor Park. For many years, the several miles of narrow singletrack trails looping around the park have been known as a fun place to ride a mountain bike. But, given the park’s urban setting and natural beauty, the crowded trails are … Read more
A new sign greets visitors to the Green Trail in Mt. Tabor Park.(Photo: Harrison Fishback) About a week ago, new signs appeared on a popular dirt trail in Mt. Tabor Park that read, “No Bicycles Please.” The new signs are on what’s known as the ‘Green Trail’ in the northern section of the park. The … Read more