Gresham Butte Saddle Trail (1.24 miles)

Gresham Butte Saddle TrailFormerly an old logging road, this lush trail was constructed in 1998 and is set in an upland forest setting and crosses several small tributaries.

Trail features

  • The trail climbs up and over the saddle between two buttes (Gresham Butte to the north and Gabbert Hill to the south).
  • The area is abundant in native vegetation, providing a lush, forest experience.
  • Trailside shoulders have been replanted with native plants such as salal, sword fern, and vine maple.
  • The trail also connects with the top of Gresham Butte, offering panoramic views of the City.
  • The buttes are two of nine extinct volcanic lava domes in City limits. 

Parking and trail access

Street side parking is available on either end of the trail; at Southwest 19th Drive off Towle Avenue and Southeast 19th Drive off Regner Road.