The Arnold Creek neighborhood has an abundance of birds and other wildlife. It's bordered by Lake Oswego and Clackamas County to the south and Tryon Creek State Natural Area to the east.

The Ashcreek neighborhood, located in southwest Portland borders Maplewood to the north, Multnomah and Crestwood to the east, Far Southwest to the south, and the Washington County communities of Garden Home–Whitford and Tigard to the west.

The Bridlemile neighborhood is in Southwest Portland, bordering SW Beaverton-Hillsdale Hwy to the south. It’s home to Bridlemile Elementary School with the adjacent Hamilton Park.

Collins View is a Southwest neighborhood naturally divided into distinct neighborhoods by a number of geographic features, roadways, built environment, and institutional properties such as Lewis and Clark College.

Crestwood neighborhood is a small urban wilderness in Southwest Portland, located west of SW Barbur Blvd and south of SW Taylors Ferry Rd, with the addition of Woods Memorial Natural Area.

The Far Southwest neighborhood is in Southwest Portland. It’s a residential neighborhood that includes Lesser Park, Sylvania Park and the Portland Community College Sylvania Campus.

Annexed to the City of Portland in the 1950’s, much of Hayhurst still has a rural feel with mature trees, small homes on large lots, and winding streets without curbs or sidewalks.  It is part of the Fanno Creek watershed that was the home to the Atfalati band of the Kalapuyans for thousands of years.

The Hillsdale neighborhood, located in Southwest Portland is home to the Hillsdale Shopping Center, the Hillsdale Farmer’s Market, the Hillsdale branch of the Multnomah Public Library, and three schools in the Portland Public Schools system. George Himes Park offers scenic trails with a picnic area and a view of Mt Hood. 

The Homestead neighborhood is in Southwest Portland. It includes large institutional and residential facilities such as OHSU, VA Hospital, and Terwilliger Plaza, and hundreds of acres of undeveloped forests and parks, all just a few minutes from downtown.

The Maplewood neighborhood is in Southwest Portland, west of SW 45th Ave. The neighborhood is connected by schools, walking, biking, greenspaces, hills, and creeks, including April Hill Park and its wetland boardwalk.

Markham is a residential neighborhood in Southwest Portland that shares a northern border with I-5. Parks include Marigold HydroPark and Maricara Natural Area.

The Marshall Park neighborhood is in Southwest Portland, bordered by West Portland Park, Markham, South Burlingame, Collins View and Arnold Creek. Tryon Creek flows through the neighborhood's natural area, also named Marshall Park with walking trails, bridges and a playground.

The Multnomah neighborhood, located in Southwest Portland is home to Multnomah Arts Center and Multnomah Village, known as the village in the heart of Portland. A bit off-center and quintessentially Portland, the Village is filled with character.

South Burlingame neighborhood, located in Southwest Portland is home to Fulton Park, Burlingame Park and Capitol Hill School. It shares borders with SW Taylors Ferry Rd to the east and south, and I-5 to the west.

South Portland includes the historic neighborhoods of Lair Hill, South Waterfront, Corbett, Johns Landing, Terwilliger and Fulton. A pedestrian and bicycle path, along the Willamette River stretches from the I-5 Marquam Bridge, past Tilikum Crossing and Ross Island Bridge, through Willamette Park, to Sellwood Bridge at the southern border.

The West Portland Park neighborhood in Southwest Portland is more suburban in feel than urban neighborhoods closer-in to Portland City Center. With several popular nature areas and a skate park feature at Holly Farm park, West Portland Park is a great neighborhood for families, with a relatively easy commute.

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