Put fun in high gear in Washington County, Oregon, where forest lands, quaint towns and rolling wine country form the backdrop for a perfect road or mountain bike ride.
From well-traveled roads to firmly packed trails through the forest, Oregon’s Washington County offers cyclists of all abilities exhilarating experiences. Pedal through picturesque towns, stopping at u-pick farms or visiting a winery to taste a flight of Oregon wines. Venture by wetlands and wildlife habitats, or take well-deserved breaks at gathering spots in suburban cities. You're likely to prop your bike against a barn or a designated bike rack—both welcoming to cyclists.
The Banks-Vernonia State Trail, offers bikes--as well as pedestrians and equestrians--21 miles of uninterrupted, car-free, smooth riding. Even better, it passes through L.L. Stub Stewart State Park, which offers camping, cabins, and horse camping, as well as a day-use area and trails through its 1,673 acres.
Map Out Your Custom Adventure
The WCVA developed a comprehensive bike map detailing bike trails, lanes and designated paths and routes throughout Washington County, as well as icons indicating suggested stops along the way, such as farm stands, wineries and campgrounds. The WCVA bike map can be found here (PDFs):
Other suggested routes:
Whether you travel with your bike or want to rent one while visiting, Washington County has plenty of bicycle rental and repair shops.
Or Order One of Our Fold-Out Maps
If you'd like an original copy of the free, water-resistant, fold-out map, order yours today, and let the journey begin! Bike Maps may also be ordered via phone, 503-644-5555 or (800) 537-3149.
Looking for bike rental, repair and rental shops? The following are local resources to help get you out on the trails: