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Portland, Columbia Gorge & Mt. Hood Mountain Bike Trail Guide

Mountain bikers will find a host of great mountain bike trails up the Columbia River Gorge from Portland, offering fun riding through the forests of the Cascade Mountains. South of the Columbia River Gorge, there are great mountain bike trails near Mt. Hood that are also a quick drive from Portland. Combined these various trail systems give Portland area mountain bikers a lot of choices for weekend rides outside of the city. Sandy Ridge is one of the most famous mountain bike trail areas in the region, about an hour drive from evo Portland in downtown Portland. While there are some trails closer to Portland, like Forest Park, most mountain bikers choose to head up the Columbia Gorge or towards Mt. Hood to take advantage of some of the best mountain biker trails in Oregon. Riders in the area can stop by the evo Portland bike store for all of their mountain biking needs, too.

Portland Mountain Bike Trails Map

Mountain Biking Trails Near Portland

Our Favorite Mountain Bikes for the Portland Area

Where to Ride eBikes Near Portland

Ebikes are a great way to get out and cover a ton of trail, and are a ton of fun. However, before setting out on a ride, it's important to check the local rules and regulations regarding where to ride ebikes. Mountain bike trails are built on land under many different land managers. Each of these land managers likely has its own e-bike policy. It's important to know and follow these rules to help ensure continued trail access to mountain bikers and other trail users. Learn more about where to ride ebikes, and if you're curious about ebikes, read our guide to ebike classes, features & more.

Local Resources

The evo Portland store is the go to bike shop for Seattle mountain bikers. Our team has decades of experience fixing all kinds of mountain bikes for all types of rides. Whether your brakes are squeaky, or want to demo some of the best mountain bikes on the market evo Portland has you covered.
Portland Mountain Bike Repairs & Service
Portland Mountain Bike Demos

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