Tasting Bike Rides of Eastern Gorge

Car-free Experience to and around Hood River, 12-22 miles

 Photo credit: Oregon Ebikes

Photo credit: Oregon Ebikes

Founder of Bikabout.com and local Hood Riverian calls the Historic Columbia River Highway Trail to Mosier the “best under 10 mile bike ride in America”. Use our map to experience this ride or another favorite to the Gorge White House with double mountain views.

Map

 Click map image to open printable PDF.

Click map image to open printable PDF.

No hassles with parking or traffic

Leave your car, relax from the passenger seat and work up your tasting appetite with 2 wheels or your feet.


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Getting to Hood River

2 options:

1. Columbia Gorge Express

Take the Columbia Gorge Express bus from Portland's Gateway Transit Center to Hood River (also stops at Rooster Rock, Multnomah Falls and Cascade Locks). Use Google Maps transit or refer to their website for a detailed schedule. 3 bike rack spots, first come, first served.

2. Amtrak + Hood River Taxi 

Take the train to Bingen, WA and then a taxi across the Columbia to Hood River. Folding bikes only.


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Self-guided or Guided Biking Experiences

BIKES - refer to map above or Hood River guide for tour or rental operators

SELF-GUIDED - use the map above or Ride with GPS for navigation

 Rack & Cloth Cidery, Mosier. Photo by Chris Bruntlett

Rack & Cloth Cidery, Mosier. Photo by Chris Bruntlett

1. Tasting the Historic Highway, 14-22 mile roundtrip

Ride the best under 10-mile bike trail in America and take breaks at some watering holes, a swimming hole or short hikes among wildflowers.

Tastes: cider, wine, beer, wood-fired pizza

 Gorge White House. Photo by Kyle Ramey

Gorge White House. Photo by Kyle Ramey

2. Farm-to-Table, 12 miles roundtrip

Ride from Hood River, through orchards with double mountain vistas and a stellar farm-to-table wine, cider and food experience.

Tastes: cider, wine, beer, burgers, TATER TOTS, salads and more farm-to-table goodness

 Gorge White House. Photo by Kyle Ramey

Gorge White House. Photo by Kyle Ramey