The neighborhood has some unique walking destinations such as the “Drunken King” statue and the Worley Building which has been converted for entertainment use.
If you live in this region, be prepared for some cold, icy, and snowy conditions in the winter with a warm coat and good boots. If your dog gets cold easily, your pup may even appreciate doggie booties and a jacket! Summers are warm but prone to severe thunderstorms. Be aware of impending severe weather as you do not want to get caught in a storm with high winds, hail, and torrential rain which can be hazardous to pedestrians and pets.
The Transitional Tier is currently undergoing a lot of redevelopment activity and the Whittier Street Peninsula has mostly industrial and commercial activity with governmental organizations situated in it.
The Brewery District is situated on a floodplain and is mostly level, although there is an elevation drop on the south side. Most of the area has sidewalks allowing pedestrians to safely get around. However, train tracks running through the area impede access to the parks and river to the west and should only be crossed where pedestrians ways are present.
This hard surfaced trail connects with other trails and provides miles of hiking opportunity for you and your hound. Keep your pooch leashed and look out for other park users. Your dog will also appreciate the 2.5-acre dog park which has separate areas for large and small dogs. Both areas have agility obstacle for active pups to practice their skills.