Best Road Biking in Washington

This list represents the most popular road biking in Washington. Use this list to plan your next Washington road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Snohomish County Centennial Trail

    5 Reviews

    Snohomish, WA

    This trail comes in two parts. A paved trail leaves the city of Snohomish and travels north through farmland, wetlands, and fields; at Lake Stevens the pathway turns to rough dirt and runs through ...
    •  15.75 miles
    •  Guide

    This trail comes in two parts. A paved trail leaves the city of Snohomish and travels north through farmland, wetlands, and ...

  • #2 Chehalis Western Trail (Woodard Bay Trail)

    2 Reviews

    Olympia, WA

    This peaceful trail hides you from a commercial district near I–5, just a few miles from the state capitol in Olympia. It passes beside homes, then farms and ponds, finally reaching the Woodard ...
    •  5.5 miles
    •  Guide

    This peaceful trail hides you from a commercial district near I–5, just a few miles from the state capitol in Olympia. It ...

  • #3 Foothills Trail

    4 Reviews

    Buckley, WA

    The foothills of Mount Rainier and the southern Cascades, green valleys, rivers, creeks, eagles and salmon, small happy towns, and families at play—this is the Foothills Trail. The community ...
    •  9 miles
    •  Guide

    The foothills of Mount Rainier and the southern Cascades, green valleys, rivers, creeks, eagles and salmon, small happy towns, ...

  • #4 Snohomish County Interurban Trail

    3 Reviews

    Everett, WA

    This excursion takes you down a historic corridor in and out of view of busy I-5, whose sea of red taillights competes in autumn with the orange-gold of maple trees, a forest of deeply colored ...
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    This excursion takes you down a historic corridor in and out of view of busy I-5, whose sea of red taillights competes in ...

  • #5 Cedar River Trail and Lake Wilderness Trail

    2 Reviews

    Renton, WA

    Beginning as a narrow path below the streets of Renton, the Cedar River Trail ascends to street level to head east toward Maple Valley and Landsburg Park. The final miles of rural, wooded pathway ...
    •  17.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Beginning as a narrow path below the streets of Renton, the Cedar River Trail ascends to street level to head east toward ...

  • #6 Burke–Gilman Trail

    3 Reviews

    Seattle, WA

    Seattle’s popular Burke–Gilman Trail invites you on a tour of funky Fremont, Lake Union and the ship canal, the University District, Lake Washington, and north-end neighborhoods. You’ll pass ...
    •  14 miles
    •  Guide

    Seattle’s popular Burke–Gilman Trail invites you on a tour of funky Fremont, Lake Union and the ship canal, the University ...

  • #7 Seattle Trail Ramble

    3 Reviews

    Seattle, WA

    The route offers more than 25 miles of delightful bicycling separated from motor-vehicle traffic. Along the way you'll see Seattle at its best and enjoy the beauty of the quiet countryside. ...
    •  24 miles
    •  Guide

    The route offers more than 25 miles of delightful bicycling separated from motor-vehicle traffic. Along the way you'll see ...

  • #8 Yakima Wine and Fruit Challenge

    2 Reviews

    Prosser, WA

    Biking the rich farmland of the lower Yakima Valley is like riding through the Garden of Eden. As far as you can see are miles of rolling hills covered with fruit trees and grapevines. You will ...
    •  87 miles
    •  Guide

    Biking the rich farmland of the lower Yakima Valley is like riding through the Garden of Eden. As far as you can see are ...

  • #9 Burke-Gilman Trail

    3 Reviews

    Seattle, WA

    Like a number of the region’s ?at, broad, off-road paved trails, the “B-G” was originally created as a way to move large numbers of goods. Thomas Burke, Daniel Gilman, and 10 other investors ...
    •  24.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Like a number of the region’s ?at, broad, off-road paved trails, the “B-G” was originally created as a way to move large ...

  • #10 Spokane River Centennial Trail

    1 Reviews

    Spokane, WA

    Welcome to 37 miles of paved riverfront trail in a region that receives a meager 11 inches of rain per year. The sun shines on the Spokane River, rapids rush downriver, and bridges criss-cross ...
    •  37 miles
    •  Guide

    Welcome to 37 miles of paved riverfront trail in a region that receives a meager 11 inches of rain per year. The sun shines ...

  • #11 Yelm-Tenino Trail

    2 Reviews

    Yelm, WA

    Just a few years ago, Olympia-area cyclists were offered the choice of roads or more roads for their touring pleasure. Not that there’s anything wrong with that—the country lanes around our capitol ...
    •  27.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Just a few years ago, Olympia-area cyclists were offered the choice of roads or more roads for their touring pleasure. Not ...

  • #12 King County Interurban Trail

    0 Reviews

    Tukwila, WA

    This 15-mile trail offers a study in contrasts: from the bustling Supermall with its endless shops to small- town Algona, which looks straight out of the nineteenth century; from the imposing ...
    •  15 miles
    •  Guide

    This 15-mile trail offers a study in contrasts: from the bustling Supermall with its endless shops to small- town Algona, ...

  • #13 Chilly Hilly Ramble

    2 Reviews

    Seattle, WA

    The Chilly Hilly ride, held the last weekend in February, is traditionally the first major event of the bicycling season for Puget Sound area cyclists. Several thousand participants brave wet ...
    •  28 miles
    •  Guide

    The Chilly Hilly ride, held the last weekend in February, is traditionally the first major event of the bicycling season ...

  • #14 Sammamish River Trail

    1 Reviews

    Kenmore, WA

    Suburban recreating doesn’t get much smoother than a ride on the Sammamish River Trail, the flat, buffered green ribbon that hugs that river’s east bank from Bothell to Redmond. It’s ...
    •  28.4 miles
    •  Guide

    Suburban recreating doesn’t get much smoother than a ride on the Sammamish River Trail, the flat, buffered green ...

  • #15 Blue Mountain Cruise

    2 Reviews

    Walla Walla, WA

    This loop begins on the campus of Whitman College. It goes through the residential neighborhoods and semirural lands south of town, then descends into the lower farm- and orchard lands along ...
    •  49 miles
    •  Guide

    This loop begins on the campus of Whitman College. It goes through the residential neighborhoods and semirural lands south ...

  • #16 Daffodil Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Orting, WA

    The ride begins in the town of Orting, a farming community 20 miles southeast of Tacoma. Riders have three choices: the south route has a short, 20-mile loop to Kapowsin and a longer 50-mile ...
    •  51 miles
    •  Guide

    The ride begins in the town of Orting, a farming community 20 miles southeast of Tacoma. Riders have three choices: the south ...

  • #17 Chuckanut Drive Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Bellingham, WA

    Chuckanut Drive is a gorgeous road that winds between the Chuckanut Mountain Range and the shores of Samish Bay, south from the city of Bellingham to the Skagit Valley. Along the way riders enjoy ...
    •  32.2 miles
    •  Guide

    Chuckanut Drive is a gorgeous road that winds between the Chuckanut Mountain Range and the shores of Samish Bay, south from ...

  • #18 Lewis County Historical Cruise

    1 Reviews

    Chehalis, WA

    The rural roads of Lewis County, with light traffic and beautiful scenery, are a bicyclists paradise. Local bicyclists create endless combinations of routes, from flat and easy valley roads to ...
    •  43.8 miles
    •  Guide

    The rural roads of Lewis County, with light traffic and beautiful scenery, are a bicyclists paradise. Local bicyclists create ...

  • #19 Lake Sammamish Ramble

    1 Reviews

    Redmond, WA

    This route follows the Sammamish Parkway around the lake. The route is popular with families out for an afternoon of easy riding and racers taking a quick loop. Counterclockwise riding is recommended ...
    •  23 miles
    •  Guide

    This route follows the Sammamish Parkway around the lake. The route is popular with families out for an afternoon of easy ...

  • #20 Vashon Island Ramble

    0 Reviews

    Vashon, WA

    Vashon Island in Puget Sound is accessible by a short ferry from Seattle or Tacoma. Its location and many miles of rural roads make it a fun place to bicycle. Around practically every corner ...
    •  42 miles
    •  Guide

    Vashon Island in Puget Sound is accessible by a short ferry from Seattle or Tacoma. Its location and many miles of rural ...