Rolling hillsides cutting through acres of farmland, dozens of covered bridges crossing creeks and rivers, and forested foothills in the mountain ranges have long charmed mountain bikers and road cyclists of all ages and skill levels. Running through it all is the 134-mile Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway — the first official scenic bikeway in the United States. So if you’re looking to hop in the saddle soon, follow our lead and make the most of the many cycling opportunities around the Willamette Valley.

Cycling Around the Willamette Valley

5 Reasons to Make Independence Your Base Camp for an Epic Cycling Adventure

The community of Independence offers a trove of amenities and attractions geared toward cyclists—so we’ve put together an in-depth guide to cycling in (and around) Independence.

Places to Cycle in the Willamette Valley

Explore the Possibilities