The Bickleton Loop

This was a five day loop in southeast Washington, beginning and ending in Bickleton.  The route includes overnights in Hermiston and Kennewick, so it overlaps the Walla Walla loop we took earlier this month.

There’s not much to Bickleton, a hamlet straddling the ridge between Goldendale and the Yakima Valley.  It’s big claim to fame is its self-proclaimed declaration as the bluebird capital of the world.  There’s not much anywhere nearby, either – just sagebrush, ranches and windmills.  Great cycling country.


Here’s the complete post, and an overview map:

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