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Welcome to Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally

The Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally of 2017 has come and gone, but stay tuned and keep checking back for developments and updates for the 2018 rally!

The 19th Annual Hells Canyon Motorcycle Rally will take place July 12-16, 2018. Registration for the rally opens in January 2018.

Your support is what keeps the rally all about motorcycling and NOT a commercial venture. Please share your rally experiences with friends and encourage them to join you next year, as HCMR veterans know, Hells Canyon is too good to keep to yourself.

Check out the HCMR Schedule from 2017 below to get an idea of all the fun that will be had at next year’s rally.

HCMR Schedule

Day 1

THURSDAY is the official arrival day. Plan your ride so that you arrive in the early afternoon. Check in on Main Street and get the road washed off your bike.
What To Do

  • Check-in at the Hells Canyon Rally Booth on Main Street and get settled.
  • Plan Your Rides. Consult your TourBook and find a total of 11 great courses. These include four Adventure Courses and five Scenic Byways.

Day 2

FRIDAY is for riding and discovery. With 11 official courses to ride, the possibilities are endless. Let the adventure begin!
What To Do

  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Ride the Tamarack Trail or any of the other 10 courses. Collect your first pin.
  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. HCMR Booth and vendors open on Main Street. Hit the Baker Truck Corral for a great breakfast.
  • 3:00 p.m. – Late Shuttle buses start running. Park your bike and grab a brew.
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. KickStart Party (FREE with your wristband).

Day 3

SATURDAY is about everything you missed Friday, go do it!
What To Do

  • Morning Ride a course – 11 of ’em!
  • 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Have your bike judged for the Hells Canyon Motorcycle Show on Main Street. You have to enter to win.
  • 3:00 p.m. – Late Shuttle buses are running.
  • 6:00 p.m. Judging closes for the Hells Canyon Motorcycle Show.
  • 6:15 p.m. Trophies awarded on Main Street.
  • 7:00 p.m. By now, the shuttle buses are like taverns on wheels. Don’t drink and ride, take the shuttle!

Day 4

SUNDAY is about everything you missed Friday and Saturday, go do it!
What To Do

  • Morning Chase more pins! Do you have all 11? Hat Point is the most challenging. It’s only 24 miles of gravel from Imnaha.
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Vendor row open. Get your souvenirs early. Vendors are beat and may leave without notice.
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Settle in at one of your favorite watering holes. Check out Veteran’s Club. You just might find Steve and the crew. Tell ’em how much fun you’ve had – it could be worth a beer.

Day 5

MONDAY, return to the bonds of daily life. But, not without a really good route home.

What To Do

  • 7:00 a.m. Join us for the ride home. We usually go the Paulina, Post route to the Portland area and you are welcome to join us at 7 a.m. in front of the Geiser Grand Hotel.
  • Plan for next year. Remember it’s the journey, not the destination. Plan now to attend next year and every year. It will change your life for the better!


But, don’t worry! You can still sign up at the rally. Same price for registration and same price for camping, too.

See You In Hell!