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Living in Uplands
Uplands is a quiet, wooded community that is centrally located in Lake Oswego. There is not a lot of outside traffic aside from the people that reside there making traffic pretty much non-existent. Uplands is a highly sought after neighborhood for multiple reasons, the prime, central location, large lots and the peaceful quiet are a few of the main attributes. Even though Uplands seems isolated, residents are close to downtown Lake Oswego and Lake Grove.
Amenities in Uplands include the city's Indoor Tennis Center that houses four indoor courts. Due to the unpredictable weather, especially in the winter having an indoor tennis court available is a luxury. The center hosts a variety of events both social and competitive such as group mixers, USTA League and more. Uplands is home to two nature parks, Springbrook and the Iron Mountain Natural area. Springbrook offers two miles of trails that connect Uplands to other nearby neighborhoods and plenty of shade from the big-leaf maple and red alder. Iron Mountain Natural area offers compacted pathways, nature play area and picnic area.
Quick access to Highway 217 and I-5 make travel to nearby cities easier. The Willamette Shore Trolley will take passengers on a scenic ride from Lake Oswego to southwest Portland on a 10.5 mile round trip journey. Trails and pathways have been created to safely allow residents to travel to nearby communities, schools, parks and commercial areas. TriMet offers bus service to larger cities as well for additional convenience to the residents of Lake Oswego.
Schools in Uplands
The Uplands neighborhood is served by the Lake Oswego School District offering some outstanding schools to the residents of Uplands. According to Greatschools.org, Lake Oswego Senior High and Westridge Elementary School were given the coveted 10/10 rating, Forest Hills Elementary School, Lake Oswego Junior High School and Lakeridge High School were definitely not lacking with a rating of 9/10. It's not often that there are so many top notch schools offered to one neighborhood, but it sure does appear that the Lake Oswego School District knows what they're doing. Private schools are also available to Uplands residents with Our Lady Of The Lake School for grades K-8 or Park Academy for grades 3-12.
Homes in Uplands
Smaller homes were generally originally built in Uplands and date back to the 50s and 60s. Many of the smaller homes have been added onto and some have been completely torn down and a new larger home built in its place. There is a vast variety of homes in Uplands due to some of the small, original homes still being around, upgraded medium sized homes and the large new homes that replaced what was once there.