Oregon is one of the most bike-able states in the US. Out of the 12 cities that ranked in the most recent award database, here are the 5 most bicycle-friendly cities in Oregon.
Whether you’re planning an active vacation or just looking for something new to do in your hometown, these five bike-able destinations are full of places to pedal. Check out the 5 most bicycle-friendly cities in Oregon according to the League of American Cyclists.
It’s no surprise that a city known for being eco-friendly and outdoor-oriented is the most bike-friendly community in the state.
Biking is the perfect way to see this beautiful city. Hop on a BIKETOWN bikeshare bicycle sponsored by Nike and ride around the city’s incredible network of bike paths and on-street bike lanes.
While you’re in Portland, stop by one of the city’s loved independent bike shops as you pedal around town.
Eugene is a cozy college town on the banks of the Willamette River that’s home to the University of Oregon. Eugene has incredible museums, parks, and a bustling local business scene that’s all accessible by bike.
The local bikeshare system, PeaceHealth, is perfect for exploring the city and riding the local bike paths.
Ashland’s beautiful landscape and an incredible volume of bike facilities make it one of the most bike-friendly cities in Oregon.
Bike the 26-mile Bear Creek Greenway, travel the streets by bicycle, or go off-road for a mountain biking adventure!
Corvallis is known as the “heart of the valley.” It’s a quaint town settled inside an outdoor wonderland.
Corvallis is internationally known for its outdoor culture, so it’s no surprise that it’s a favorite destination for biking. Go for a ride on 20 miles of paved multi-use paths or challenge yourself to a distance road ride or mountain biking ride.
Gresham is a community on the outskirts of Portland that’s awesome for biking and outdoor recreation. Whether you’re a Portland resident looking for a short-distance getaway or want to visit a small town with big city access, Gresham is a great destination.
Take a ride around Gresham’s historic downtown and put down your kickstand down at Main City Park for a scenic picnic or walk around the Tsuru Island Japanese Garden.
- See the full list of bike-friendly cities in Oregon here.