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Portland Bureau of Transportation

We keep Portland moving

Phone: 503-823-5185

Fax: 503-823-7576

1120 SW Fifth Ave, Suite 800, Portland, OR 97204

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More Recreational Bicycling Resources & Maps

Some particularly useful resources you may want to have if you're bicycling around Oregon  are:

 

Interested in finding some of the best bike rides around Oregon?  Check out the Oregon State Parks' Scenic Bikeways program - you'll find maps & information on   

Want information on cycling throughout Oregon? 

 Visit the beautiful Ride Oregon  website for the inside scoop on where to ride,

 eat, drink, & rest your weary head.

 

 

  • Want to find lower-traffic roads to ride on? The Oregon Dept. of Transportation website has traffic volume information for State highways, as well as links to traffic volume information for cities & counties around Oregon.
  • For Campground information:

    Oregon State Parks 
    are great places to stay when bike touring; many of the coastal State Park campgrounds feature walk-in hiker/biker campsites (at an economical $4 per person per night), showers, & fantastic vistas.  Also, many also have Yurts(around $30 per night, sleeps 5, advance reservations generally needed) if you desire more luxurious accomodations.

     

     

  • National Forests  offer great opportunities for camping, as much of of Oregon is national forest land.  For an overview map of the National Forests in Oregon & Washington,click here.  On parts of the Oregon coast, there are  Siuslaw National Forest campgrounds.  To the east of Portland, campgrounds abound throughout the sprawling  Mt. Hood National Forest.

     

  • The Bureau of Land Management also has campsites throughout much of Oregon.  

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The Tillamook State Forest just west of Portland has a number of campsites.  
  

 

 

  • If you believe you can never have a sufficient number of maps, you'll want to have a look at the Benchmark Road & Recreation Atlas of Oregon- it's a great resource for finding those back roads & is available at many bookstores & outdoor stores around Portland.  Additionally, the Adventure Cycling Association offers a series of maps throughout the U.S. & Canada designed especially for touring cyclists.
     

  • Looking for a guided bike tour?  There are a number of bike tour operators that offer rides of varying length & intensity in Oregon.  Here are some of the ones we know about:                                                                                      

Cycle Oregon  1 week in early September, also a weekend ride in July.  

Bicycle Rides Northwest  1 week in July

Seattle to Portland Classic 2 days in July       

Adventure Cycling often has tours in Oregon & Washington

Cycle Wild has  volunteer-led self-supported Portland-area camping rides                   

Pedal Bike Tours offers guided tours in Portland & beyond

Portland Bicycle Tours  offers guided tours in Portland & beyond

Bicycle Adventures leads several tours which originate in Portland.

 

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