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Smith and Bybee Accessibility
Trail condition: Mostly paved wide trails, some dirt paths. Walk approximately ¼ mile on mildly uneven terrain of grass and dirt paths, some shallow water or wet soil, which can be slick or tacky at times.
Elevation change: very minimal to none
Amenities: Porta-potty/vault toilet in the main parking lot. https://goo.gl/maps/xSsnigkGEbzCnsvj7
Exposure: Full sun exposure on open mudflats at both lakes, mixed shade/sun exposure during forested interlakes walk.
Public Transit: The 11 Bus to St. Johns to the North stops on the 5300 block of North Marine Drive, about a half mile from the location. Going the opposite way towards downtown, the 11 bus stops on the block are about 1/3 of a mile away from the entrance.
Distance: up to 1.5 miles
Rest stops: 2 minimum
Dr. Tia Ho
Dr. Tia H Ho (she/they) guides sensitive, growth-focused people out of their heads and into their life with mindfulness and nature-based courses, workshops, outdoor experiences, and emotional capacity coaching. Tia's background as an environmental educator, a two-decade meditation practitioner, a childhood trauma survivor, and a community health researcher informs her work. She is committed to guiding individuals and teams to understand their resilience and innate stress recovery capacity even in the face of challenges. When not guiding support-focused workshops, she facilitates community health and community development classes as an adjunct Senior Instructor at Portland State University and provides community health consulting to organizations.