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Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway

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Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway

Your wheels will sing under the big sky as miles of remote open road beckon and your cares melt away. Relax, inhale the fragrant sage and crank on! 

 

 

 Grande Tour Bikeway Video

 


The Grande Tour Scenic Bikeway in northeastern Oregon offers cycling opportunities for every rider. Adventure cyclists seeking a challenging ride can try the entire 134 mile “figure-8” route.          
  
Cyclists wanting a more leisurely trip can ride segments of the route. All riders will experience Oregon’s outback of stunning mountain vistas with views of the Elkhorn Range, the Blue Mountains & the Eagle Caps of the Wallowa Mountains, clear streams and serene farmlands, scented canopy of Ponderosa pine forests, towering windmills and sweeping sagebrush rangelands. 
   
The Bikeway covers some of the route traveled by pioneers on the Oregon Trail. Be a pioneer yourself as you discover beautiful Eastern Oregon. Watch for elk, bald eagles and pronghorn antelope. Enjoy pastoral views of cows and horses grazing. Explore a pioneer cemetery. Visit a world-famous bronze foundry. Reconnect with your soul. 
 
Your ride begins at Riverside Park in La Grande, population 13,000, with restaurants, motels, a bicycle shop and grocery stores. The halfway point of the route is historic Baker City, where you can refresh and spend a relaxing night enjoying excellent dining and accommodations, the local bicycle shop or an award-winning microbrew. 
 
Go home energized, renewed and ready to face your “other” life until your next cycling adventure!







Map and Cue Sheet

Grande Tour Map and Cue

GPS

 

Grande Tour GPS

Camping

Catherine Creek State Park (south of Cove)

 

Eagles Hot Lake RV Park (north of Union)

Ascension School (near Cove) Cyclist camping (541)568-4514 

Mountain View RV Park Baker City

Oregon Trail West RV Park - Baker City    (541)523- 3236

Local Info

 La Grande Naturally 

 (La Grande and Union County recreation)

Union County Chamber of Commerce

Baker City Chamber of Commerce

Eastern Oregon Visitors Association