You can see a lot of Oregon from behind the wheel of a car. You can see even more from behind the handlebars of your bike. That’s because Oregon has more scenic byways and tour routes than any other state.
These are some of our favorites.
Just keep in mind many of the routes listed here travel through remote areas where gas stations are few and far between. And since road and weather conditions can be hazardous, even into summer, we urge you to call 800-977-6368 or check Trip Check before starting out.
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Majestic mountains (such as Hood and Rainier) soar over lush green fields except in the forest areas; these areas are filled with Douglas Firs that sunlight can’t quite part. Silver Falls State Park is intimate in spite of the thunder of its…
This 66-mile route begins in the rich farmland of the Willamette Valley, and then winds along rushing streams and through thick forests as it climbs into the West Cascades and McKenzie Pass.
There are seven bridges along the route, including Dorena Bridge, Stewart Bridge, Mosby Creek Bridge, Currin Bridge, Chambers Railroad Bridge, Centennial Bridge, and Swinging Bridge. Many of these bridges are used for weddings or are near swimming…
From the world-famous Crater Lake National Park to one of America’s richest bird refuges, the Volcanic Legacy Scenic Byway owes its dramatic scenery and abundant wildlife to its rich volcanic past.
The Umpqua River Valley’s riches nurtured generations of traders, loggers and farmers. Its wealth of natural and historical treasures unfold as you wind through the Coast Range to the Pacific.