Take over the scenic roads of Lopez Island with hundreds of other bicyclists. This well organized and noncompetitive tour is a great way to explore the Island. It’s a fun ride for bicyclists of every level.
Organization: Lopez Chamber of Commerce
Date: 04/27/2013 update info
Time: 1:00:00 PM - 1:00:00 PM
Event Cost: registration fee varies
Venue: Lopez Isalnd in Lopez Isalnd,WA
Contact: Lopez Island Chamber
Phone: (360) 468-4664
The Lopez Chamber of Commerce is hosting the 10th annual Tour de Lopez on Sat. April 27th. This popular family-friendly non-competitive road tour has been a sell-out event the past several years with many riders returning each year. There are 4 designated bike routes (5,10,18 & 31 mile routes) through the beautiful island landscape ending in the Village with a gourmet BBQ lunch. The routes are marked with our unique recycled bikes and have 3 designated rest areas along the route with treats, water and restroom facilities.
Registration will be available online with active.com or through the Chamber office by February 1, 2013. Be sure to register early so you don't miss out on the fun!
More Info: www.lopezisland.com
When is the Tour de Lopez?
The great bicycle migration to the Island takes place every spring in late April. It’s the perfect opportunity to dust off the bike gear from last summer and enjoy a leisurely and beautiful ride. It’s a daylong event, but there are plenty of other fun routes to explore if you stay longer.
Where is the Tour De Lopez?
The Tour starts at Odlin Park, which is just down the road from the Lopez Island Ferry Landing. Starting at the Park routes of different lengths wind all over the island. All routes lead to Lopez Village for a well-earned lunch.
How much does the Tour De Lopez cost?
The Tour is very well organized. They even work with Washington State Ferries to provide special sailings in order to accommodate all the additional bike traffic. The Anacortes Ferry Landing also provides free parking for the day of the event. Lunch, snacks and water are all covered in the ticket cost.
- Adults tickets are about $45.00
- Kids under twelve are about $25.00
- Families, includes two adult and two kids tickets, are about $115.00
What else should I know about the Tour De Lopez?
There is something magical about riding along with a bunch of other bicyclists. It feels so safe and encouraging to ride as a group, cars cant help but notice you! The Tour has been going on for several years and sells out pretty quickly, so get your tickets early. All proceeds go to support the Village Park.