Entries from 'Road Biking'

Cascade Locks Short Hike

Overview The Cascade Locks Short Hike is geared towards walkers looking for a very short and easy 1 to 3 mile hike with options for dogs, children or elderly folks looking for an easy walk along the Columbia River with great views, shade and small vistas.    This short walk stats at the Bridge of the…

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Biking Hood River, Hood Vista Ride

Cycling in Hood River,  Oregon is both scenic and paced to any level cyclist.  The Hood Vista Ride is a shorter ride through orchards, hillsides, and of course the vista of Mt Hood.  This ride does not have many hills but there are a few short ones.   It follows 35 up from Hood River and…

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Cycling the Columbia Gorge Highway

The Historic Columbia River Gorge Highway has many areas that offer great opportunities to road bike.  Cycling along the highway is great almost anywhere from Portland to the Dalles.  This ride starts in the  Dalles and and climbs through Mosier to Hood river and back.  The entire ride is just over 50 miles and follows…

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Crown Point Vista Bike Ride

The  Crown Point Vista ride is a bike route that leaves from the  Troutdale area and climbs up a windy but well traveled road to Crown Point.

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Crown Point Overlook

Crown Point is located along the Columbia Historic highway and is near the Vista House high above the Gorge.  It is a very popular hill climb to the overlook and is a great spot to drive to one of the best vistas in the Columbia Gorge.

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