Archives: Bike Routes

McMinnville Wine Loop – Moderate

Enjoy a ride through the McMinnville countryside, where you’ll roll past vineyards, creeks, and farmland views. Some moderate hills add to the challenge, and stops can be made at multiple winery locations and Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. End your ride in McMinnville’s Granary District, where Grain Station Brew Works will make sure you’re refreshed…

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McMinnville Wine Loop – Easy

Get a taste of the McMinnville American Viticulture Area (AVA) on this easy 14 mile loop from Tommy’s Bike Shop on 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.

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McMinnville Wine Loop – Challenging

Spend the day exploring wine country by bike! This challenging 46 mile ride with long, steep hills will wind you through some of the most beautiful parts of the Willamette Valley American Viticulture Area (AVA) with a stop halfway in the city of Amity.

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McMinnville Riverside Drive

Perfect for an evening cruise or for families, this easy in-town 7 mile ride will lead you on a scenic trip of the east side of McMinnville starting and ending at Joe Dancer Park.

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McMinnville Peavine Climb

Not for the faint of heart – but definitely for the lover of dramatic climbs and coastal mountain scenery. Expect some gravel and a big elevation gain in the first half of the ride, followed by a more flat trip through the heart of Oregon wine country in the second half of your 40 mile…

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McMinnville Muddy Valley Wine Ride

Named after the Muddy Creek that flows through the area, this route will take you into the heart of the McMinnville American Viticulture Area (AVA). Stop in at wineries like Maysara to learn their history, or just enjoy the slight hills (and views) of the rolling vineyards.

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McMinnville Evergreen Museum – Grand Island Loop

After exploring the Evergreen Museum (home of Howard Hughes’ famed Spruce Goose!), discover the scenic Grand Island area southeast of McMinnville. This long, moderately difficult country ride will take you through lush, rolling farmland with a stop in historic Dayton.

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McMinnville Erratic Rock Ride

A unique visitor to McMinnville Wine Country, the “Erratic Rock” is a 90-ton rock deposited during an Ice Age flood on the top of a hill – from which you can enjoy amazing valley views. This 18 mile out-and-back easy/moderate ride will also take you to historic McCabe Chapel and past Yamhill Valley Vineyards, the…

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McMinnville City Parks Tour

Enjoy a scenic tour of McMinnville on an easy, flat ride with stops at many of our local parks. This ride avoids many major roads and is a great choice for families or those looking for a charming, laid-back cruise.

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