Washington Motorcycle Roads and Trips

Many of the country's best motorcycle rides fall within the borders of Washington (WA) state. The state is blessed with a vast diversity of breathtaking scenery including the Pacific coast, the Olympic Peninsula, the Cascade Mountains, the incredible Columbia River basin, and the arid rolling hills of eastern Washington. Although areas west of the Cascades are generally heavily populated, many outstanding motorcycle roads abound if you know where to look. The Cascades offer great mountain motorcycle riding along with wonderful destinations like Mt. Rainer and Mt. St. Helens State Park. To the south the areas around the Columbia river are home to endless magnificent winding motorcycle roads.




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August 27, 2014
This route follows the canyon and river with scenery typical of the central WA dry landscape. The other option between Ellensburg and...
The road has a mix of sweepies and twisties with a couple of very tight turns around river bends. The road seems...
Between I-90 exit 109 (Ellensburg) and I-82 exit 26 (North of Yakima)
May 1, 2014
This route starts out in the Green Valley, winding through the farmlands along the Green River, before climbing up out of the...
There are very few straight roads on this route; most are windy & provide some great opportunities to test out your cornering...
Auburn, WA to Cumberland, WA:
Starting from Main St. in Auburn, head East, and turn right on the Auburn-Black Diamond Rd. Continue...
April 28, 2014
This route is a favorite of local riders heading out for an evening ride during the summer. It winds through beautiful rural...
The pavement is excellent the entire route, and has plenty of twisties and sweepers.
Starting at the junction of Highway 18 and Issaquah-Hobart Road, head south on 276th Ave SE to Ravensdale, then east on SE...
March 22, 2014
Pulling out of Pullman, this route begins by following some ridge lines above some Palouse farm land, though with longer sightlines than...
The roads are patched up in places but once they clean the winter gravel off the windy Wawawai Grade Rd you are...
Heading west out of Pullman past Sunnyside Park on Old Wawawai Rd, continue across the highway along Route 194 or Wawawai Rd....
January 11, 2014
Road conditions are good, and the road travels typical Western Washington countryside - evergreens and a little farmland. Occasional glimpses of water...
Excellent road quality. Well maintained. Few gentle turns and hills.
The trip starts on WA 3 near Polsbo, Washington. WA 3 is the north/south highway on the Kitsap Peninsula.

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October 16, 2013
Starts with a long straight stretch though a residential area, but soon becomes a curvy forest road. Breaks in the trees allow...
Absolutely full of turns once you are past the initial straight. No potholes, but debris from trees can be on road during...
Head east out of Sultan on Route 2. Less than a mile from town turn left onto Sultan Basin Rd and take...
July 7, 2013
97 Alt towards Chelan offers great views of the Rocky Reach dam. Lake Chelan is gorgeous and that's not including the bikinis...
Not a bad ride as far as road conditions. A couple spots may have construction depending on the time of year. Watch...
From Wenatchee start on 97 Alt North to Chelan. Ride through Chelan stopping for lunch and a nice dip in the lake....
April 5, 2013
Whether it is the light house at dash point or the mountain view from cliffside restaurant or cruising next to huge tanker...
There are smooth parts and really rough parts especially through the port of tacoma if your looking for a good twisty, make...
Take Washington Route 509 (starts out being named "SW Dash Point Way") in Federal Way and go south till you hit port...
October 4, 2012
This route is through the hills around Fall City WA. It is a curvy, hilly, wooded road that is just beautiful. You...
Watch out for bicyclists in the road. The road is well maintained, but also well traveled. Weekend traffic can get busy when...
Exit 22 off I-90

1. Head southeast on SE High Point Way toward SE 82nd St


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August 30, 2012
Cascade foothills, woods and farmland, Skykomish river.
Very curvy road with lots of hills along the way. Road surface is pretty good but there are lots of driveways around...
Route starts on Ben Howard Rd off of Route 203 between Duvall and Monroe, WA. From there take Ben Howard Rd east...
May 9, 2012
The area is rich in large homesteads, history, trees, and intriguing geography. The loop provides good lessons in all these aspects, plus...
Pavement is mostly new and in good condition. It's hard to find a straight line that lasts very long here. Tight corners?...
From I5 take exit 9 NE 179th ST.
Go Straight and Merge onto NE 10th ST.
Take a Right at NE 99th...
April 4, 2012
The route starts out a little slow. As you go farther down 8 the scenery becomes vibrant and colorful. The road to...
This road has a lot of sweeping curves and a few twisties. Good quality through out.
From Olympia, Wa take I-5 South to Exit 104, toward Aberdeen/Port Angeles. Take WA-8 W toward Montesano/Aberdeen. WA-8 W becomes US-12 W....
December 27, 2011
South end runs along Soap Lake, then through a redish rock gorge right along the water all the way to Grand Coulee.You...
Great road,good pavement,not busy,some twisties on the pass, great scenery as you ride along the waters edge, lots of scenery! No hairy...
On WA #17,Soap Lake going North, along Banks lake (area know as the scablands) to Grand Coulee, then up 3000' over the...
September 7, 2011
This route skits the Olympic Mountains to the South and the Straights of Juan de Fuca to the North. With mountains on...
Highway 113 can be tentative in spring. Many sections are prone to sliding into the Straights. But once the highway department get...
Take US 101 from Port Angeles to Washington 112 to Washington 113 to Neah Bay
August 30, 2011
The first half of the trip is mountainous and treed, the ferry crossings give you a good chance to snap some photos...
This route had an impressive road quality, all corners were well paved and not patched, the elevation gain/loss kept mixed with the...
Leaving Addy, Wa head west on the Addy-Gifford RD. Follow the road and enjoy the corners for 23 miles, turn left on...
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