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Rock Island Grade Road

Nestled in a bend of the Columbia River is the Rock Island Dam. This dam and the eponymous nearby community sits in a little spot along the river that looks like the river channel used to flow though there. Just a few miles east of Rock Island Grade and quite near the dam, is an …

Glenwood – Trout Lake Highway

This windy little highway connects two interesting little towns that lie in the shadow of Mt. Adams and the Yakama Indian Reservation. While these two towns obviously don’t have motorcycle dealerships to handle repairs (Hood River’s just 25 miles away), between the two of them, they seem to have the basics covered. There’s some lodging …

US Route 2 (Monroe – Leavenworth)

There’s a sweet little piece of tarmac up over the Cascades that offers a much better route for the corner-loving sport-touring rider. US2 is this road, the interesting part running between Monroe and Leavenworth. US2 runs up over Stevens Pass and has some very nice mid-speed sweepers, marked at 50mph including a very nice hairpin …