Gorge Pedal | July 20 – Cascade Locks
Two Routes to Suit All Tastes
- 11+ miles from Cascade Locks
- 200+ ft elevation gain
- Pedal along the Historic Columbia River Highway and Trail (no cars)
- Explore forested areas and surprise waterfalls.
- Rest stops
- Educational stops
Gorge Climb Ride
- 46 mile ride
- 3000 ft elevation gain
- A stunning cruise from Cascade locks up to Vista House/Women’s Forum
- Incredible vistas
- Rest stops
- Trailhead Coffee at the turnaround point!
Curious About Riding with Kids?
“Doing the ride with kids in the Gorge” is a special pre-ride event at Clever Cycles in Portland on Saturday May 11, at 1pm. This event is free.
A Party in the Gorge!
After the ride, relax, sip on a beer and revel in an awesome day while you watch The Sprockettes bike dance group perform and listen to live music.
They’ll be serving up all the best: Beer from Thunder Island Brewery of Cascade Locks and Route 30 Brewery of The Dalles, wine from Garnier Wines in Mosier. Brigham Fish Market fresh salmon tacos, Pork, Wind and Fire barbecue and La Gula Mexican Food with plenty of options.
Advocates of the beautiful Columbia River Gorge will be on site to talk about their important work preserving this historic region and how you can make a difference. For an added bonus, dress as your favorite forest or river creature and you could win prizes!