Great Motorcycle Roads in Washington
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These are some of the best motorcycle roads in Washington. Ride past spectacular ocean beaches, mountain passes full of snow capped rugged rocky peaks, and through vast Evergreen forests. Check out these great motorcycle routes in the great state of Washington.
Spirit Lake Highway
Routes 504 (53 miles)
This east/west route gives way to spectacular views of lakes & rivers as it leads closer to Mount St. Helen National Monument. The road surface is very well maintained, and there are many opportunities to pull off at the various highway viewpoints for trails and more gorgeous views.
Shelton to Miller Peninsula
Route 101 (80 miles)
This portion of road runs alongside the eastern side of the Olympic Mountains. There are some great views of the Hood Canal. Many riders admit there is summer traffic to contend with, but the scenery is worth it. Many twists and curves, and is very well maintained.
N Cascades Hwy
WA-20 (172 miles)
Motorcyclists will thoroughly enjoy this beautiful and relaxing ride through the North Cascades National Park, especially ascending up Washington Pass at around 7,000ft elevation. You twist along with scenery of the majestic national park mountains, glacier views and crystal turquoise waters from the river canyons.
Routes 129 (42 miles)
This terrific, snaky, traffic-free motorcycle route will take you along the Snake River through the arid, hilly countryside near the Idaho border. There's some great views looking down into the Grande Ronde River Canyon, along with dozens of tight curves hugging along the steep walls of the valley. Optionally, continue riding south all the way into Enterprise, Oregon as Route 3 for more fantastic riding. (See OREGON)
Vancouver to Maryhill
WA-14 (102 miles)
The journey along Highway 14 from Vancouver to Maryhill is a must-ride for anyone touring southern Washington. Just north or Oregon WA-14 meanders along the Columbia River with breathtaking views, and offers riders the chance to see the climate change from forest to desert within the world’s most beautiful basalt canyon. This route offers great views of Beacon Rock State Park and the Columbia River Gorge Scenic Area. There are some fantastic roads just off Highway 14 including Route 141 and 142 for additional riding up north to make a loop around the Klickitat Region.