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Recreational Bicycling Rides + Maps

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To find maps of the area you'd like to ride, click on that area. Looking for a good recreational ride around Portland? We've got some great recommendations, each with a detailed route map & cue sheet. 

Best Bike Rides Around Portland


Airport to Downtown map

2 bike routes from PDX to downtown portland

Around the Portland Area

A series of recreational cycling maps for the greater Portland metro area, and beyond

Best Rides around Portland

Here are some of the best rides around the Portland area, ranging from short & easy rides to some challenging hill-climbers. Detailed maps and route turn cues provided.

Carrying Bikes on Transit

You'll find information on bringing bikes on transit in the Portland area, as well as getting to the Oregon coast, north to Seattle, or south to Eugene with your bike via public transportation.

Getting from the Airport to Downtown

this map shows several good bike routes into Downtown from the airport; or, if you prefer, you can bring your bike aboard the MAX light rail to get you close to your Portland-area destination.

More Recreational Bicycling Resources & Maps

Don’t miss this spot! Here’s plenty of useful information for bike tourists traveling throughout Oregon and the Pacific Northwest. Links to a wide array of maps, campground information, organized bike tours, & general travel information.

Portland Area Recreational Cycling Maps

See how many great places to ride there are near Portland. Routes are color-coded by suitability for cycling.

Portland to the Coast by Bike

Portland to the Coast

Ride 1: SE Neighborhoods

an easy bike ride around Se Portland neighborhoods

Ride 2: North Portland Trails

a bike ride mostly on trails through wetlands & wildlife areas

Ride 3: Big Eastside Trail Loop

A longer flat ride, mostly on trails, with some great scenery: the Columbia River, Powell Butte, Johnson Creek, the Willamette River, and more!

Ride 4: Short, Steep, & Sweet

a short but challenging ride through the west hills of Portland. Lots of climbing, with some great views.

Ride 5: Sauvie &/or Skyline

A suit-yourself ride, with either a shorter flat ride to Sauvie Island, a longer challenging hill-climber out Skyline Blvd in NW Portland, or both!

Ride 6: Northeast Ramble

A shorter, easier ride through the neighborhoods of NE Portland. Side trip toRocky Butte if you want some climbing.

Ride 7: Powell Butte & Springwater

A moderate flat ride through SE Portland, mostly on lower traffic streets and trails.

Ride 8: Waterfront Loop

short & easy ride

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