The Panther is just one cool cat … and so is this ride which includes meandering along and past Panther Creek, Panther Creek Falls, a whole lot of lush forest including the Wind River Experimental Forest and … a stop along the Pacific Crest Trail.
Loop: 21 miles / 2600 feet
Surface: ~ 22.5% gravel road, 78.5% tarmac
Where: ~ 40 min from Hood River, OR / ~ 1 hour, 10 min from Portland, OR
You will need mind altering drugs or a tremendous vision to think the rock formation on this ride looks like sleeping beauty, but this ride is still very much a fairytale …
Loop: 34 miles / 3000 feet
Surface: ~ 40% gravel road, 60% tarmac
Where: ~ 35 min north of Hood River, OR / Trout Lake, WA