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Bikepacking along the rivers: Clackamas, Breitenbush & Santiam

Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway

We just came back from our most recent bikepacking trip.  We followed the newly designated Cascading Rivers Scenic Bikeway along the Clackamas and Breitenbush rivers, starting in Gresham, and finished by following the Santiam to Lyons and then along wonderful backroads into Corvallis.  Except for 15 miles of windy, winding, steeply downhill, two-lane highway (HWY 22 from Detroit to Gates), the roads were wonderful — low-traffic and scenic. Continue reading