The Far Southwest area is a pleasant suburban feeling neighborhood convenient to several shopping and business districts, I- 5 and, excellent schools.
The campus of PCC Sylvania occupies much of the neighborhood. The campus opened in 1968 and rests on Mount Sylvania, bordered by a Douglas fir forest and several quiet neighborhoods. The cornerstones of the campus are the library and performing arts center, which is a fully equipped theater and dance venue. The campus is known for its annual winter powwow, which attracts more than 1,000 community members for Native foods, dancing, and arts and crafts.
Lesser Park offers residents over 8 untamed acres of natural wildlife habitat, miles of unpaved hiking trails and several open greenspaces and streams.
Schools: Markham Elementary, Jackson Middle School, Wilson High School