Washougal River Road, Old Washington State Route 140

The WRR is one of the best motorcycle roads in Clark County. It has great pavement, twisty sections, tight blind corners, and a beautiful river to travel next to. There is also something here to make the trip a little less fun: lots of traffic. This road can be empty, or packed. Hopefully when you… Continue reading Washougal River Road, Old Washington State Route 140

Oregon Route 66 (Ashland to Klamath Falls)

This road provides a excellent path from Ashland to Klamath Falls across the South Oregon Cascades. It’s very scenic and passes by Emigrant Reservoir ascending three 4,000+ foot mountain passes. These fantastic passes include Hayden Mountain 15 miles or so west of Keno. There are a number of very good roads that intersect with Oregon… Continue reading Oregon Route 66 (Ashland to Klamath Falls)

Wallowa-Whitman Forest Service Road 39

This road is part of the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway. It wends its way down from Imnaha Highway near Joseph through the Hells Canyon back-country past a number of peaks in the Blue Mountains range before dropping you out east of Halfway. Obviously, this road isn’t in one of the more populated parts of the… Continue reading Wallowa-Whitman Forest Service Road 39

Historic Columbia River Highway

Way back in the opening decades of the 20th Century, an amazing road was designed by the Oregon State Highway Department and highway engineer Samuel C. Lancaster. An fantastic routing full of viewpoints, waterfalls, tunnels, and curves of all shapes and sizes. It was described by John Arthur Elliot: The ideals sought were not the… Continue reading Historic Columbia River Highway