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Railbike Season Launching June 16, 2023

Adventure seekers and nature enthusiasts are in for a treat this summer as the Mount Hood Railroad in Hood River, Oregon, is gearing up for its highly anticipated railbike season! Nestled amidst the picturesque landscapes of the Hood River Valley, this unique experience allows you to pedal your way along historic railroad tracks, immersing yourself in the stunning beauty of the Columbia River Gorge. With the railbike season set to launch on June 16, 2023, it is time to embark on an unforgettable journey through nature’s wonderland.

The Mount Hood Railroad’s railbikes are an innovative combination of outdoor adventure and history. These specially designed pedal-powered bikes are equipped to ride on the rails, offering an up-close and personal encounter with the awe-inspiring scenery of the region. As you take off on your railbike adventure, you will immerse yourself in forests, rolling hills, and breathtaking mountain views.

The leisurely railbike journey takes you along a captivating route, stretching approximately six miles through pine trees, next to a small waterfall, past a rare switchback, and through to orchard & vineyard country. As you pedal your way through this scenic path, you will be surrounded by the natural wonders of the Mount Hood area. Each twist and turn reveals a new facet of Oregon’s incredible landscapes, from pristine meadows to sparkling rivers.

One of the most fascinating aspects of the railbike experience is the opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature. As you pedal along the tracks, you will have the chance to witness the awe-inspiring magnificence of Mount Hood and Mount Adams up close. Take a moment to pause and soak in the breathtaking beauty of these natural wonders, creating memories that will stay with you forever. The Mount Hood region is known not only for its stunning landscapes but also for its rich wildlife.

During your railbike journey, keep your eyes peeled for the diverse range of animals that call this area home, including bald eagles, deer, marmot, hummingbirds, and more. The absence of motorized vehicles and the tranquil setting of the railbike route creates an ideal environment for these animals to thrive, providing you with a unique opportunity to connect with the wonders of nature.

As you pedal through the picturesque landscape, you will also learn about the rich history of the railroad and its significance to the region. The Mount Hood Railroad has been integral to Oregon’s history since the late 1800s, transporting goods and passengers through the scenic countryside. The railbike journey is a tribute to this heritage, allowing visitors to experience the same tracks that played a crucial role in shaping the area.

The railbike season launches on June 16, 2023, and continues through the summer, offering visitors a chance to embark on this extraordinary journey. Availability is HIGHLY limited and making reservations in advance through the Mount Hood Railroad’s website is advisable. The railbikes are the perfect adventure for families, friends, or couples seeking a unique outdoor experience. Book your ride today and make memories that will last a lifetime!