Best Road Biking in Oregon

This list represents the most popular road biking in Oregon (learn more about Top Trails). Use this list to plan your next Oregon road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. Columbia River–Springwater Corridor Ramble


This route is a great introduction to some prime multiuse bike paths on the east side of Portland. These include the I-205 bike corridor, the Columbia River Trail, and the Springwater Corridor Trail.…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Portland, OR - Road Biking - 28.5 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#2. Carson Hot Springs Challenge


This pair of bicycle rides nourishes both the body and the soul. The Carson Hot Springs Challenge takes you along the Washington side of the Columbia River Gorge to Carson Hot Springs. There you can…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the Pacific Northwest"
Portland, OR - Road Biking - 48.2 miles   
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#3. Champoeg State Park Ramble


This tour begins in Champoeg State Park and travels on rural roads through the farming country of French Prairie. Highlights of this tour include fascinating history and geology exhibits at the Champo…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Yamhill River, OR - Road Biking - 24.5 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#4. Lewis & Clark Trail: Portland to Astoria, Oregon


This eTrail covers one complete segment of the Lewis and Clark Trail written for road bikers. It contains an overview of the segment with all the major attractions along the route including parks, his…
From the guidebook "Bicycling the Lewis & Clark Trail"
Portland, OR - Road Biking - 97 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#5. Sauvie Island Ramble


Located just minutes from Portland, this ride takes you on a tour of the rural landscape of Sauvie Island, which is filled with small farms, nurseries, and wild, open spaces. You’ll have the chance to…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Burlington, OR - Road Biking - 18 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#6. Portland Bridges–Tryon Creek State Park Ramble


This out-and-back scenic city ride begins on the east side of the Willamette River on the East Bank Esplanade. This magnificent multiuse path features many interpretive plaques, art sculptures, and a…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Lake Oswego, OR - Road Biking - 18.1 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#7. Hagg Lake Ramble


This ride begins at the historic McMenamins Grand Lodge in Forest Grove and takes you through the rural farm country of Washington County. On this route you’ll have the opportunity to stop and taste f…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Forest Grove, OR - Road Biking - 28.7 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#8. Drake Park–Shevlin Park–Tumalo State Park Ramble


This fun loop route begins in Drake Park in downtown Bend and takes you through a sage-scented landscape past Shevlin Park and Tumalo State Park.…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Terrebonne, OR - Road Biking - 15.2 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#9. Larch Mountain Cruise


This challenging ride takes you to the summit of 4,055-foot Larch Mountain, located in the Columbia River Gorge. On your way to the summit, you’ll stop at two magnificent viewpoints—Portland Women’s F…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Multnomah County, OR - Road Biking - 39 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#10. Cascade Lakes Highway Challenge


This spectacular route takes you into the high lakes region of central Oregon. The ride starts in Drake Park in downtown Bend and takes you on an uphill odyssey on the Cascade Lakes Highway. You’ll pa…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Bend, OR - Road Biking - 90 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#11. Portland Hilly Parks Cruise


This challenging city ride takes you to the top of three of Portland’s most scenic parks: Mount Tabor, Joseph Wood Hill Park at Rocky Butte, and Council Crest Park. From the summits of these three par…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Portland, OR - Road Biking - 33.3 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#12. Columbia River Gorge Waterfall Cruise


This tour travels on a restored section of the Historic Columbia River Highway, where you’ll ride through one of the highest concentrations of waterfalls in North America. Other trip highlights includ…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Multnomah County, OR - Road Biking - 41.8 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#13. Eugene Ramble


Eugene is one of the most bicycle-friendly cities in the US and has been recognized for more than a decade as a leader in encouraging bicycle riding. This ride follows the Willamette River bicycle pa…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the Pacific Northwest"
Eugene, OR - Road Biking - 17.5 miles   
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#14. Mount Bachelor Classic


Central Oregon is a land filled with the aromas of pine forests and sage, sparkling rivers descending from snow-capped volcanic Mountains, and people who maintain the cowpoke's enjoyment of the outdoo…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the Pacific Northwest"
Sunriver, OR - Road Biking - 64 miles   
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#15. Diamond Lake–Crater Lake Challenge


This strenuous tour takes you around the deep blue waters of Diamond Lake and Crater Lake. The route begins at the South Shore Picnic Area at Diamond Lake. From the picnic area, you’ll climb more than…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
White City, OR - Road Biking - 57.6 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#16. Monster Cookie Challenge


If you are not entered in the Monster Cookie Ride each spring you can enjoy this ride as an excellent way to explore farmland north of Salem any time of year. During spring the Willamette Valley bloo…
From the guidebook "Best Bike Rides in the Pacific Northwest"
Salem, OR - Road Biking - 62 miles   
Published by The Globe Pequot Press

#17. North Plains Ramble


This ride takes you on a tour of the beautiful rolling hills of rural Washington County. Century-old farms, nurseries, and wineries are some of the many sights along this hilly route. You’ll also have…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
North Plains, OR - Road Biking - 18.5 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#18. Yamhill County Winery Ramble


This loop route takes you through the scenic oak-forested foothills of Yamhill County and past three unique wineries.…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Carlton, OR - Road Biking - 25.9 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#19. Fern Ridge Reservoir–Coast Foothills Ramble


This loop tour begins at Fern Ridge Reservoir and takes you through the coast foothills west of Eugene. The route travels on peaceful rural roads past green pastures filled with grazing cattle, sheep,…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Fern Ridge Lake, OR - Road Biking - 34.1 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing

#20. Smith Rock State Park–Sisters Challenge


Explore the magnificent volcano country of central Oregon on this challenging, scenic route. This tour begins in Smith Rock State Park and takes you southwest on rural roads to the small western-style…
From the guidebook "Road Biking Oregon"
Redmond, OR - Road Biking - 89.9 miles   
Published by Falcon Publishing