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. This year the Tour will take place on April 29, 2017.
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.
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.