Cycling the Columbia River Gorge, OR & WA
This hwy/trail is the Gorge Ride.
The Gorge Ride is a benefit ride put on by the
Friends of the Historic Columbia River Highway. It is an incredible lovely ride of the eastern gorge
Restrooms: Discovery Center, Mosier Coffee shop, Hatfield Trailhead West
Round trip Mileage:
24.6 Miles one way: 49.2 miles round trip
Hills: max elevation 742
total elevation gain 1584
Staring Direction: Heading West
Length: 24.2 Miles One Way or 49.4 miles, Round Trip
Roadway: Paved Trail
Restrooms: Discovery Center, Mosier, Hatfield Trail West.
Total Elevation climb: 267 ft
Services: Booth Hood River and The Dalles has a number of pubs, restaurants; motels
Some hills. No bathrooms along route but available at beginning Discovery Center. The geology and Eco-diveristy are unique to this eastern part of the Columbia Gorge. The viewpoints are indeed spectacular.
Caution: it is very easy to become dehydrated due to the Gorge wind even when you feel comfortable or are not sweating a great deal. Summer is hot; The Dalles can easily reach upper 90s...4 pm is the hottest part of the day.
Ride w/ GPS Maps:
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The Gorge Ride
Discovery Center to Hatfield Tunnel West