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Welcome to the #1 Bicycle-Friendly State in the nation!* Washington Bikes for travel all over the state whether your adventures take place in your hometown or beyond the horizon. With mountains and rolling hills, hundreds of miles of rail-trail projects, rain forests and Ponderosa pine, wine country vineyards and urban landscapes, Washington state has bike rides for everyone.

U.S Bicycle Route System

We’re mapping the US Bicycle Route System in the state and will be adding maps, cue sheets, and trip information as segments are completed. We have completed the route for USBR10, spanning from Newport on the east to Anacortes on the west — it’s the first US Bicycle Route on the entire West Coast.

Where to Ride

Here we’re rounding up all the links and guides we can find to help you plan your bike travel in Washington state. Washington Bikes is your resource for bike maps, bike routes, clubs, blogs, the newest bike tour guide book on the Evergreen State, and other bike trip planning tools. If you don’t see it here either we’re working on it or we need to hear your suggestion so we can add it to our plans.

Bike Tour Book

Many parts of the state are linked via Amtrak, bus, or air, allowing you to make your whole trip car-free. Our guide to multi-day bike tours in Washington state, Cycling Sojourner, will help you plan great bike travel in Washington. Tours from the book are highlighted on regional pages.


Find your next bike adventure by region of the state.

The Islands North Central Northeast Pine Country
Olympic Peninsula Puget Sound including Seattle metro Cascade Mountains
Palouse Country
Central Washington and Columbia River Gorge
Southeast Wine Country

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Thanks to special grant funding, in 2014 we featured bike travel in Snohomish County. Want us to feature your favorite places? Help us connect with businesses and local organizations interested in attracting bike travel for local economic impact.

* The League of American Bicyclists ranked Washington #1 in the country 8 years in a row, 2008-2015. Learn more about Bike-Friendly Washington including businesses, communities and universities.