Best Motorcycle Roads Washington

Fall Riding on my Kawasaki Versys 650

The Pacific Northwest offers up a large variety of riding seasons and if you’re prepared for it and have the right attitude it can make for some amazing days in the saddle. At the end of summer the leafy trees begin to lose their chlorofil an along with it the return to the actual color…

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WA Hwy 503 Woodland to Cougar

Introduction Hwy 503 is a connecting road to NF-25 or down to Hwy 14, but it’s also a great out and back kind of road when you just want something simple. Running between Woodland (just off I-5) and Cougar. Stats/Info: Length: 28 miles Road Surface: Mostly excellent Road Type: Great sweepers, tight corners and some…

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Vader Washington – Boisfort Rd – Curtis

Introduction Boisfort Rd linked up to Vader runs from Hwy 6 through to Vader, Wa and is a great way to avoid I-5 if you’re heading North or South near the southern border of Washington. Stats/Info: Length: 24 miles Road Surface: Mixed pavement conditions, mostly good, a few patchy bits. A bit rough through the…

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Washington Hwy 12 (Mt Rainier to Yakima)

Introduction This review covers Hwy 12 from Hwy 123 toward Naches/Yakima. Stats/Info: Length: 47 why didn’t I come here sooner miles. Road Surface: Mostly excellent. Road Type: Great sweepers open road. Mostly down off the mountain. Be aware of trucks. How to get there Hwy 12 starts as far west as I-5 so if you’re…

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Paradise Stevens Canyon Road Mount Rainier to Hwy 12

Introduction This two road section is a combination of tourist hell and amazing road that just makes for some nice riding. The first bit, into the Rainier Park toward Paradise (the place at the top all the tourist go to visit) needs to be taken understanding that you will not be speeding or going all…

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