Ride the Twin Bridges Loop

Added by Brian Heifferon

This ride offers up beautiful city and country scenery. Distance: 36.2mi total. Elevation gain: 1,073 vertical feet. Duration: as long as you want.

Starting and ending at Drake Park in the heart of downtown Bend, the Twin Bridges Loop is one of the most popular and scenic road cycling routes in Central Oregon.

The Twin Bridges Loop covers 36 miles of rolling terrain and offers breathtaking views of the snow-capped Cascade mountains, rolling forests, and inspiring high desert terrain. You can't come to Bend, with riding in mind, and not do this ride.

Don't forget to grab some much need beer and food at Riverbend Brew Co.

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Photos: Craig Moe Baker County Tourism

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Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
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Scenic

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Best of Bend toad riding

Very nice loop..

Beautiful tour of central Oregon

See the sisters mountains, farms, downtown bend, and more. Get some elevation in on well paved roads.

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