Begin with any of the trails, and do all or part of the series. Tom Jewell, Portland Trails co-founder and designer of the Forest City Walk, generally takes it from southeast to northwest, using the following routes/stops.
-Stroudwater River Trail, begin at Blueberry Road (on Congress Street past I-95 overpass), end at Congress Street
-Fore River Sanctuary, begin on Congress Street, end at Hillcrest Street
-Hall School Trail, begin on Lomond Street, end at Warwick Street
-Evergreen Cemetery and University of New England Campus, begin on Penwood Drive, end at College Road, leading onto Stevens Avenue
-Portland Arts and Technology High School, begin on Allen Avenue, end at Skylark Road
-Shalom House Trail, begin on Washington Avenue, end at Auburn Street
-Lyseth-Moore-Pine Grove, begin on Lyseth Moore Drive, end at Bramblewood Drive
-Oat Nuts Park, begin on Summit Street, end at Presumpscot River Preserve
-Presumpscot River Preserve & Presumpscot Falls
Portland Trails leads an annual hike on National Trails Day of the entire Forest City Trail, end to end.