Where to Ride
Welcome to the #1 Bicycle-Friendly State in the nation!! Did you know Washington State has fourteen different climate variations of the Koppen Climate Scale?? From frozen mountains to rolling hills, rain forests to Ponderosa pine, oasis-like vineyards to urban landscapes, Washington state has bike rides for everyone. Whether it's on city streets, country roads, or forest trails, you'll never go wanting for terrain to cover or views to fall in love with!
U.S Bicycle Route System
We’re mapping the US Bicycle Route System in the state and will be adding maps, cue sheets, and trip information as segments are completed. We have completed the route for USBR10, spanning from Newport on the east to Anacortes on the west — it’s the first US Bicycle Route on the entire West Coast.
Where to Ride
Here we’re rounding up all the links and guides we can find to help you plan your bike travel in Washington state. Washington Bikes is your resource for bike maps, bike routes, clubs, blogs, the newest bike tour guide book on the Evergreen State, and other bike trip planning tools. If you don’t see it here either we’re working on it or we need to hear your suggestion so we can add it to our plans.
Bike Tour Book
Many parts of the state are linked via Amtrak, bus, or air, allowing you to make your whole trip car-free. Our guide to multi-day bike tours in Washington state, Cycling Sojourner, will help you plan great bike travel in Washington. Tours from the book are highlighted on regional pages.
Find your next bike adventure by region of the state.
- Olympic Peninsula
- The Islands
- Puget Sound including Seattle metro
- SouthwestNorth CentralCascade Mountains
- Central Washington and Columbia River Gorge
- Northeast Pine Country
- Palouse Country
- Southeast Wine Country
NEW TO RIDING?
Washington is home to some spectacular places to ride a bike, and while some have been hidden gems the word is getting out - you can identify corridors with dedicated facilities using Google Maps' bicycle route feature.
Want something closer to home? Consider what's right out your front door! Often small residential streets offer low traffic speeds and limited motor vehicle traffic, making them great places to get in a short ride or to use as connections to get to a nearby destination. They're not always direct, but that's perfect - you'll have the roads to yourself!
For additional information on riding in and around the Washington region, please contact us!
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