The Best Guide to Motorcycle Roads, Rides & Events


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Motorcycle Roads in Washington

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.

Highest Rated Motorcycle Roads & Rides

Washington

36 Mile Sweeper Paradise - Tiger to Colville

This ride travels through the pristine Kaniksu National Forest. I went through it in May and the fields I saw looked so green I felt like I was traveling through a forest that Walt Disney created - almost too good to be true. The forest looked health...

Rider Rating

4.5
out of 5

2 Votes
Washington

503-Lewisville Hwy (north of Battle Ground) to Mt. St. Helens Nat'l Forest

The two-lane is wooded, interspersed with farmland. Many of the turns are semi-banked & posted at 25mph. Several "crests" offer a sudden view of what is left of Mt. St. Helens. There's a one-lane, suspension bridge for vehicles over a small lake with...

Rider Rating

4.4
out of 5

4 Votes
Washington

Cape Horn and Beyond

Beautiful scenery abounds throughout on this road with lots of variety. Expect lots of forests, spectacular views of the Columbia river, especially at Cape Horn (pull over for this one), farmland, tunnels... the list goes on and one. A must ride!...

Rider Rating

4.2
out of 5

6 Votes
Washington

Chinook Pass (Rt 410)

I can't speak enough about the scenery, but I am partial to the beauty of Mt. Rainier, she is one of the most Iconic symbols of the Northwest and the forest, lakes, rivers and canyons around you are also incredible. Everything is green, well except t...

Rider Rating

4.3
out of 5

3 Votes
Washington

WA Hwy 261 Palouse Falls

Hwy 261 winds though the grass lands of the Washington Palouse. In the spring temperatures are mild and the grass is emerald green. At certain vantage points the Palouse looks to be relatively flat farm land; however, there are beautiful deep canyons...

Rider Rating

4.0
out of 5

3 Votes

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