Downtown Salem businesses are designated with the city icon.

Marion or Polk Counties

The Bike Peddler

A full-service bike shop:  sales, rentals, repairs and fittings. Keeping the Willamette Valley rolling forward since 1974.
174 Commercial St. NE
Salem, OR 97301
503-399-7741

Buena Vista Cycling Route

A ride that winds west from Salem on Hwy. 22 to the towns of Rickreall, Monmouth and Independence. Along the way, you will have the opportunity to visit some interesting attractions and vineyards, ending your journey at the Buena Vista Ferry. 

Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway

The Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway follows the woven Clackamas and Breitenbush rivers in a 70-mile route from Estacada to Detroit. Water is the dominant force that sculpts the volcanic landscape of the West Cascades. All along this route, water and rock interact to create a place of dramatic beauty and inspiration. Rivers, rapids, waterfalls, hot springs and lakes captivate and guide the rider. https://ridewithgps.com/routes/5020009
Detroit, Oregon

Historic Downtown Salem Cycling Route

A relatively easy ride meandering through the streets of Historic Downtown Salem. The ride will take you by some of the historic and visitor-friendly sites Salem has to offer.

Minto-Brown Island Park

Explore the sights and sounds of more than 1,200 acres of lush, natural open and wooded areas. Walk, jog or bike along 19 miles of hard and soft trails. Minto-Brown Island park is a tranquil wildlife sanctuary.
 

Oregon Scenic Bikeway

Oregon is the only state in the nation with Scenic Bikeways - offering Oregon's "best of the best" road routes.

In Polk County, you can choose your own adventure. Whether you're seeking rolling hills or flat roads, in-town or out in the countryside, our routes are accessible year round and guaranteed to provide you with a picture perfect ride. 

Ritner Cycling Loop

This route starts and ends at Riverview Park in Independence. Over the route’s 45 miles, cyclists will be enjoy scenic views of Polk County’s landscape.

River 2 Ridge ~ Silver Falls State Park Run

Participants kayak, bike and run through the Willamette Valley beginning at Salem's Riverfront Park. See stunning beauty along the Willamette River, fertile farmlands, wine country and finish with the breath taking scenery of world famous Silver Falls State Park. Compete as a team or as an individual. Come join us on September 16.
Travel Salem
388 State St., Ste. 100
Salem, OR 97301
503-581-4325

Crossing over the scenic Santiam River at two points, this route takes cyclists on country roads winding along farmland and through covered bridges and quaint small towns. There are several parks along the route where visitors can take a break, rest, have a picnic lunch and enjoy the outdoors. 

Cycling through covered bridge

Enjoy rolling through the lush farmland that surrounds the town of Stayton and Scio while visiting historic covered bridges. Encompassing 57 miles and six covered bridges, this route will give cyclists a little bit of a challenge. 

Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway

The Willamette Valley Scenic Bikeway was designed for cyclists of all levels to experience Oregon's history and the most diverse crop lands on earth.
800-551-6949