Adventure Awaits in East Multnomah County

East Multnomah County is where you go to ease your mind, feel inspired, and rediscover the explorer within. Ride East!

While You’re in East Multnomah County…

From Gresham, to Troutdale, and Corbett, there are many reasons to ride out and enjoy the hospitality of East Multnomah County, including a host of bike-friendly businesses.

Ride in East Multnomah County

Where to Ride

There are many, many miles where riders of any level can enjoy cycling in East Multnomah County. From the 40-mile Loop to the mountain bike trails of Mt. Hood and Larch Mountain, opportunities abound for families, road cyclists, mountain bikers or the adventurer.

Learn about great rides — from casual to epic.

Explore Gresham OR | East Multnomah County

What to See

Sam Barlow and a whole host of pioneers crossed into Oregon over the Oregon Trail — right through what would become East Multnomah County. Add Lewis and Clark, the waterfalls of the Columbia Gorge, and a quick glimpse of Sasquatch and you’ve got a vacation weekend that you’ll remember!

Learn more about points of interest.

Where to Eat

Where to Eat

Ride up to one of the many culinary opportunities to be found out here — everything from fast food to paninis to salmon on the Sandy River. Coffee is available at the time of lift-off, and area-brewed libations abound for relaxation at the end of the day. Bon appétit!

Learn more about coffee shops, restaurants, and brew pubs.

Where to Stay

Where to Stay

Soft, comfortable beds of every type are available in East Multnomah County, from hotels in nearly any price range, to motels and gorgeous bed & breakfasts. Our directory will help you to choose which accommodations will work best for you, your family and your friends.

Learn more about hotels, motels, B&Bs, and camping.

Good Rides for Any Cyclist

We’ve ground-tested several great rides in East Multnomah County charted at RideWithGPS.com. Here’s a peek at just a few.

Downtown Gresham to Pond De Lakes Map

Downtown Gresham to Pond de Lakes

Family Friendly: This ride travels through many of Gresham’s green spaces while riding mostly on quiet roads and car-free bike paths. Along this ride, you will see ponds, lakes, wetlands, and the Columbia River — and you may even see some wildlife such as herons, deer, or muskrats. Ride to Pond de Lake and back for a 12-mile ride, or take ride to Blue Lake Park and back for a 23-mile ride.

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Troutdale: Two Rivers and a Creek

Two Rivers and a Creek

Road Riding: This 30-mile loop takes a scenic tour of four different bike paths including a route around the Troutdale Airport and a long, scenic stretch along the Columbia River. Be sure to keep an eye out for the ospreys — and you may even see one catch a fish.

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North Portland to Larch Mountain

North Portland to Larch Mountain

Road Riding: A classic Larch Mountain route with two fun explorations thrown in for good measure. A few miles of backroads on your way down the mountain, and a splendid side trip on paths. And, a piece of the 40-mile Loop letting you avoid the mess around I-84.

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Abbot Barlow Pioneer

Abbot Barlow Pioneer

Gravel/Adventurer: A fantastic and remote route skirting several wilderness areas, grand views of Mt. Hood, and miles of backroads. Route varies from pavement to gravel roads to very old and rough 4x4 trails. Plenty of camping options are available to break the ride into several days or one day for a truly epic experience.

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About East Multnomah Cycling Hub

The East Multnomah Cycling Hub encompasses the cities of Gresham, Fairview, Wood Village, Troutdale, and the rural communities of Springdale and Corbett. Only a 20-minute commute from downtown Portland, East Multnomah County feels a thousand miles away, and offers incredible resources for biking and cycling, including miles of road biking and bike trails.

Here, you can become immersed in the world of the Cascades, smitten by green pastures and rolling farmland, or awed by the primordial forces that carved the Gorge and forged the landscape. Here, we work to sustain our nature so the generations that follow can appreciate what drew us here too. If you’re interested in biking and cycling on the road or on bike trails, come on out!