Difficulty: Easy

McMinnville Wine Loop – Easy

Get a taste of the McMinnville American Viticulture Area (AVA) on this easy loop from Tommy’s Bike Shop near historic 3rd Street. Expect a few hills and outstanding wine country views with potential stopping points at Youngberg Hill Vineyards & Inn, Yamhill Valley Vineyards, and Coeur de Terre Vineyards.

Ride Tips:

This pleasant ride south of McMinnville is a nice tour for riders of all experience levels. Expect a few short hills over 14 miles. Road surfaces are good with rare exception. While most roads do not have shoulders, traffic is light across most of the route.

Navigation: Download this map to your Ride with GPS mobile app for turn-by-turn guidance during your ride. Click “Send to Device” at the top of the map on this page.

Start/Finish: The ride begins at Tommy’s Bicycle Shop, 103 Baker St. in downtown McMinnville. Pedal one block to Second Street and head out of town.

Rentals: Tommy’s rents both traditional and e-bikes. Visit their website for more information.

That Special Segment: Riders using Strava will see a 1.7-mile segment on Youngberg Hill Road. The uphill effort is rewarded with an equal amount of downhill gliding.

No Water: This is short ride from the city. Be sure to carry water before you leave town.

Bathrooms: Consider using facilities at the nearby City Park before you leave. City Park also serves as a useful staging area.

Cautions: The following locations deserve attention.
• Limited shoulders and visibility on some country roads.
• Be cautious while riding on Second Street at the start and end of the ride. Use the bike lane.

About this Route Evaluation: These notes are provided as general guidance and are not intended to replace each cyclist’s own research and due diligence. We encourage you to become familiar with the route. This route is subject to change.