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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 …

BayOcean Road / Netarts Highway / Cape Meares Road

Note: As of 2013, this road is closed above Oceanside due to a landslide. I have not received any reports indicating that the road has been rebuilt yet. I had an opportunity to ride this road in August of 2007. I’d heard all sorts of stories about how horrible the road condition is for this …

St. Joe Road (FR 5711/50) / Gold Creek Road

This is one of the unpaved routes across from the Northern Idaho corrider over to the Montana side and is designated by the State of Idaho as a Scenic Byway. Just like Idaho Route 3 & 97 head north out of St Maries and Idaho 5 heads west, the St. Joe River Scenic Byway heads …

Idaho State Route 55

Up along the East side of Lake Cascade, through the quaint mountain towns at the very edge of the Idaho Rocky Mountains is Idaho State Route 55. While it’s often a bit crowded on the weekends carrying visitors up from Boise to the resorts and vacation homes around the lake and a bit too straight …

Old Lewiston Grade “The Spiral Highway”

It’s short, it’s curvy, it’s smooth, and it’s most definitely sweet. One might even say, that this is the best road in the Northwest. To the uninitiated, Spiral Highway is the old Lewiston grade. This old 2-lane of alignment of US Route 95 heads up the breathtaking 2000 foot tall grade in a very short …