Biking Through The Gorge

Cycling through the Columbia River Gorge and around Mt. Hood has never been easier. With biking tours, rental companies, and guides available any skill level and interest can be accommodated on two wheels. 

The Dalles

The Dalles is a cyclist’s paradise, with rides ranging from the family-friendly Riverfront Trail, to a gorgeous spin on the Historic Columbia River Highway, to an all-day, 100-mile epic to Mount Hood and back. Winter is the perfect time to take advantage of the area’s dry climate, and the newly updated "Explore The Dalles Scenic Bikeways" bike map includes six of the most popular local routes, which vary in length and intensity. The map is available online and for free at The Dalles Chamber’s headquarters. Rent bikes from Discovery Bicycles in Hood River. 


Pick up an electric "e-bike" at Route 30 in Mosier for a low intensity, highly scenic ride along the History Columbia River Highway on the Mark O. Hatfield Trail. 

Hood River

What do you get when you pair a smooth red pinot with a bike ride? MountNbarreL wine country bike and shuttle tours. Choose from a handful of biking tours that will take you to Columbia River Valley wineries, U-pick farms, and more. 

Sandy & Estacada

Stop by Otto's Ski Shop in Sandy to rent bikes. Head south toward Estacada to ride along the Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway, or take a ride on the Mt. Hood Express to go up to the Sandy Ridge Trail System for world class mountain biking. 

One of the most iconic places in the Pacific North West, the Columbia River Gorge offers unparalleled waterfall scenery and canyon views. Visit the West Columbia Gorge area to stand at the base of waterfalls, boat on the mighty Columbia River, or to stand atop vistas and take in the view. READ MORE
Boasting 300 days of sunshine a year, The Dalles is a place full of recreation, culture, and history. A historic Native American trading area, this city has been a center of commerce for over 10,000 years. A paradise for history buffs, cyclists, and wine aficionados, The Dalles is for all to enjoy. READ MORE
The only mountain offering summer skiing in North America, Mt. Hood and the surrounding territory never gets old. If you’re not a skier, put on your hiking boots, grab a fishing pole, or load up your kayak to explore the trails, lakes, and rivers, found throughout the area. READ MORE
Offering world-class kiteboarding and windsurfing, Hood River is where outdoor enthusiasts and adventure-seekers are drawn to. Close to the mountain, along the river, and nestled against superb farmland, visit this town for amazing restaurants, fresh produce, and an unrivaled watersport scene. READ MORE
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