Jackson Bottom Loop

CYCLE PORTLAND, ROAD RIDE, JACKSON BOTTOM LOOP Starting in Hillsboro center this bike ride quickly takes you into the countryside past two wineries with tasting rooms. The Jackson Bottom Wetlands preserve has helped to maintain the surrounding area as a lush rural farming community. In addition to the vineyards, the nurseries along this route produce a large variety of ornamental plants and trees that give the countryside wonderfully varying colors. A visual feast for the cyclist! FOOD AND DRINK There are numerous restaurants and convenience stores at the start and end of the ride, but once outside Hillsboro Center there is no food and drink available. Side Trip Shute Park is a great location for a picnic; two vineyards along the way offer tasting rooms; Rood Bridge Park has playgrounds and bike paths; two golf courses on this route are worth a return visit. ACCESS By car, take US 26 west to exit 69A to Highway 217 south toward Beaverton/Tigard; take exit 2 onto OR-8/ Canyon Road; right onto SW Canyon Road; road becomes TV Highway and then SE 10th Avenue; left onto E Main Street. Parking available in parking garage or on-street. By public transportation, take TriMet MAX Blue line to Hillsboro; Hatfield Government Center station is the last stop. By bus, take #57 from the Beaverton Transit Center.
Ride type:
Sightseeing
Mountain biking
Road riding
Commuter
Kid friendly
Difficulty: Intermediate (Blue)
Ride Duration: 1-2 hours
Fitness Level: Medium
Terrain:
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
On-Road
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Estimated Distance (Kms): 34.7
Services:
Water
Food
First Aid
Toilets
Bike hire facilities
Carparking
Bike servicing
Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle / uber

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