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Suggested bike rides around Portland

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These route maps showcase some of the best places to ride around Portland. The rides are all loops, using low-traffic streets, neighborhood greenways, off-street paths and bike lanes.
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Want to see different parts of town while enjoying Portland's great bikeway network? These suggested ride maps include the round-trip mileage, a description of the ride, and turn by turn arrows on the map to help you navigate. You can browse them online or download a PDF at the bottom of each route to print and bring with you. 


The Classic Waterfront Loop Ride

10.6 miles; mostly flat, paved trails

The Classic Waterfront Loop Ride Map

You’ll enjoy a scenic ride along Willamette River trails between the Sellwood and Steel bridges on this classic waterfront loop.

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Vera Katz Eastbank Esplanade trail behind OMSI (1945 SE Water Ave) 

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


The Art of Foster Ride

5.6 miles; flat, some paved trails, pedestrian/bike bridge, short sections with bike lanes on busier streets

The Art of Foster Ride Map

This ride is like a treasure hunt of more than a dozen vibrant murals and street paintings that dot the Foster-Powell area. How many can you spot?

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Portland Mercado (7238 SE Foster Rd) 

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


Four Parks of East Portland Ride

6 miles; flat, some paved trails, short sections with bike lanes on busier streets

Four Parks of East Portland Ride Map

This ride takes you on a tour of four East Portland parks and features the new HOP Greenway serving the Gateway District.

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Gateway Discovery Park (NE 106th Ave and NE Halsey St)

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


Heart of St. Johns Peninsula Ride

7.5 miles; mostly flat, with a combination of neighborhood street connections, Neighborhood Greenways and bike lanes

Heart of St Johns Peninsula Ride Map

Enjoy the views from Willamette Bluff, quiet Neighborhood Greenways and two great parks that bookend this tour of the St. Johns Peninsula.

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Columbia Park (N Lombard and N Woolsey)

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


Ladd’s Key to SE Portland Ride

7.5 miles; mostly flat with moderate hills, shared roadways, bike lanes, two bike/pedestrian overpasses with elevators

Ladd's Key to SE Portland Ride Map

Unlock to discover the unique neighborhoods of Southeast. Experience bike infrastructure of new and old Portland and enjoy unique views from the Gideon Crossing and Lafayette St overpasses.

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Ladd Circle Park and Rose Garden (SE 16th Ave and SE Harrison St) 

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


North Greeley and Greenways Ride

7.8 miles; some hills, sections with bike lanes on busier streets

North Greeley and Greenways Ride Map

This 8-mile North Portland ride offers a little bit of everything. Discover Neighborhood Greenways of Albina and Arbor Lodge, the Bryant St bike and pedestrian bridge, enjoy views of the river from Willamette Blvd, and squeal with joy as you ride downhill on the new protected bike lanes on lower Greeley.

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DeNorval Unthank Park (N Kerby Ave and N Failing St)

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


Roses, Parks and Greens Tour

8.6 miles; mostly flat, with two short blocks of climbing near Sabin school and downhill through Rose City Golf Course

Roses, Parks and Greens Tour Map

Enjoy a tour along residential streets and greenways of northeast to the many diverse green spaces of the Rose City, including a community orchard and a hydro park.

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Rose City Park (NE Tillamook St and NE 62nd Ave) 

 Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.


Sellwood-Moreland Nature Ride

4.8 miles; mostly flat with two short hill sections, paved trails, and Neighborhood Greenways

Sellwood-Moreland Nature Ride Map

Enjoy a short ride along the Springwater Corridor Trail through Oaks Bottom Wetlands and Wildlife Refuge and Neighborhood Greenways of Sellwood-Moreland. Take time for a picnic or visit nearby Westmoreland Park along the way.

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Sellwood Riverfront Park (SE Spokane St and SE Oaks Park Way)

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map. 


SW Multnomah-Vermont Ride

7.3 miles; some hills, gravel path, bike lanes on busier streets

SW Multnomah-Vermont Ride Map

You’ll ride through the heart of the Hillsdale and Multnomah Village business districts, past Gabriel Park, and discover some Neighborhood Greenways in the quaint Maplewood neighborhood on this SW Portland ride.

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Hillsdale Library (1525 SW Sunset Blvd)

Click below for a printable PDF version of the map.