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Eastbank Bike GeoTour & Picnic

  • 701 Southwest 6th Avenue Portland, OR, 97204 (map)
Eastbank Bike GeoTour
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Join Us for Our First Annual Eastbank Bike GeoTour! 

9 Mile Ride with Return by MAX

We will be riding from the youngest to oldest rocks in Portland/Milwaukie along the Eastbank Esplanade and Springwater trail, with a picnic stop at Westmoreland Park.

This is a half-day event with a picnic stop. The ride is 9 miles long with return by MAX, although a shorter 5 mile route is available.

Please bring snacks, water and picnic lunch and be prepared to ride in sun or rain. Refunds are available in the event of illness or emergency.

Starting Point: NE Oregon & NE Interstate (45.528398, -122.666078)

10:00 a.m. Saturday, June 23

Option #1: 18 Mile Loop (with Picnic Stop)

Bike 8.6 miles with return by MAX OR bike 17.2 miles round trip.
200 foot elevation gain.

Steel Bridge to Milwaukie MAX stop
(including picnic at Westmoreland Park)

Return by Orange/Yellow MAX Line

Option #2: 10 Mile Loop

Bike 5.1 miles with return by MAX OR bike 10.2 miles round trip.
120 foot elevation gain.

Steel Bridge to Holgate MAX Stop

Return by Orange/Yellow MAX Line

Learn More About Portland Geology

Follow Along on the Geological Map

Read an Overview of Portland Geology

Tour developed by Sheila Alfsen, Ella Carter, Paul Edison-Lahm, Laura O. Foster, Keith Jones, Larry Kotan, Antonella Mancini, Teresa Mayer and Jim Jarzabek, and Bo and Ellen Nonn.