Riders are responsible for booking all of their own lodging, Cascade Bicycle Club does not book any of the lodging along the route. STP only delivers to specific baggage drops. See the baggage service page for more details on baggage drop times/locations and logistics.
Most riders camp indoors or outdoors with space provided by community organizations. Centralia College is the official midpoint, but lodging can be booked anywhere from Centralia (mile 101) to Kelso (mile 150). Not all midpoint lodging is directly on the route, so be sure to confirm directions.
The official Seattle to Portland start line is located 5 miles north of downtown Seattle at the University of Washington stadium parking lot E-1.
University of Washington Dorm Housing (Available March 1, 2019)
- Dorm rooms for Friday night available, include dinner. No breakfast.
- Reservations required. Rooms can sell out.
- Parking is in E-1/18 lot near the start line.
- Parking passes can be purchased as an add-on with registration.
College Inn (B & B) (0.6 miles from start)
Inn at Queen Anne (3.9 miles from start)
University Travelodge (0.9 miles from start)
Moore Hotel (4.4 miles from start)
University Silver Cloud Inn (1.0 miles from start)
Hostelling International (4.5 miles from start)
University Inn (1.3 miles from start)
Hotel Nexus (6.2 miles from start)
Watertown Hotel (1.8 miles from start)
Marriott Waterfront (6 miles from start)
MarQueen Hotel (3.8 miles from start)
Seattle-King County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Residence Inn by Marriott (1.3 miles from start)
Lodging options for two-day riders fall into these categories: (reference the below tables)
Housing arranged by Centralia College (FREE outdoor camping, NO reservation required)
Housing arranged by Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce
Housing arranged by individual riders- Contact orgs directly
FREE tent camping
|Centralia College Housing||Type||Price||Mile||Truck||Contact|
|Centralia College (Official Midpoint Stop)||Indoor Camping||$30||101||Centralia||Details|
|Centralia College Group||Semi-Private Group||$250-$375||101||Centralia||360-623-8445|
|Centralia College||Outdoor Tent Camping||FREE||101||Centralia||Details|
*MIDPOINT HOUSING FORM* Now Open!
|Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce||Type||Price||Mile||Truck||Contact|
|Private Housing||Private Home/Tent||$90/$50||Varies||Centralia||Housing Form|
|Napavine||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$35/$25||115||Napavine||Housing Form|
*Fill out the housing form with your preferred reservation spot and the Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce will arrange your accommodations for you.
|St. John's Lutheran Church||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$60/$55||109||Chehalis Recreation Park||253-693-8132|
|Centralia Community Church||Indoor Camping||$50||100||Centralia||360-736-7606|
|Grace Church||Indoor Camping||$50||100||Chehalis Recreation Park||360-748-8628|
|Salvation Army||Indoor Camping||$50||100||Centralia||360-736-4339|
|Bethel Church Chehalis||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$48||113||Bethel Church||360-748-0119|
|Centralia Square Grand Ballroom||Hotel/Indoor Camping||$119-219/$35||100||Centralia||360-807-1212|
|Chehalis United Methodist Church||Indoor Camping||$60||107||Chehalis Recreation Park||360-388-1851|
|Lewis County Young Life||Private Home||$65||Varies||Varies||360-388-0224|
|Winlock Schools||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$40||122||Winlock||360-785-3537|
|Vader Assembly of God||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$50||124||Vader||360-295-3756|
|Toledo High School||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$50||~126 (off route)||Toledo||360-560-2305|
|Christian Fellowship of Winlock||Camping-Private Rooms||$35-$75||122||Winlock||360-785-4280|
|Castle Rock High School||Indoor/Outdoor Camping||$20||134||Castle Rockemail@example.com|
*Please contact the above organizations directly to reserve your accommodations.
|Free Tent Camping||Type||Price||Mile||Truck|
|Chehalis Recreation Park||Outdoor Tent Camping||FREE||108||Chehalis Recreation Park|
|Centralia College||Outdoor Tent Camping||FREE||100||Centralia|
|Stan Hedwall Park||Tent Camping||FREE||109||Chehalis Recreation Park
*Free tent camping is on a first-come first-served basis. NO reservations necessary, plenty of space.
WANT TO PROVIDE LODGING FOR RIDERS IN 2019? PLEASE CONTACT: EVENTS@CHAMBERWAY.COM
Housing Arranged by the Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce
Local volunteers open their homes to riders to help support local charities in Centralia & Chehalis. For a $90 fee you can stay in private homes, you receive sleeping accommodations and a shower with towel. $50 fee for tent camping. Riders are responsible for their own dinner unless arrangements are made before the ride with their host family. Breakfast will be available upon request. Proceeds go towards Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia or Chehalis baggage truck.
A $35 fee including indoor camping in school, $25 for outdoor camping or RV parking, indoor bike storage, baggage service, and shower (no towels). Large group arrangements are possible. A spaghetti dinner will be available Saturday evening for $7 as well as a $5 pancake and eggs breakfast on Sunday morning. Funds raised benefit the Napavine Elementary School. At the start line, place your baggage on the Napavine baggage truck.
Centralia College Housing
Relax at the end of the first day at the Centralia College Campus, which has 30 acres of inviting landscape, restrooms, showers, television viewing areas, cafeteria, and parking for RVs ($25) and support vehicles. An improved bike security system (bike corral) will be available from the Centralia Police Department. The extremely popular Beer Garden will return and will be placed in a strategic area to provide a pleasant environment as well as an opportunity to view TV programming. Start off Sunday with a full carb load from the pancake feed in the college cafeteria.
Check the Centralia College STP website for the latest information on menus and activities. (Midpoint photos will also be posted on the website after the ride).
Please fill out the Saturday Night Lodging Reservation Form. Proceeds go towards Centralia College Scholarship Foundation. Pre-registration for floor space in the Gym is available for $30, pre-registration for indoor camping closes June 14, 2019. Registration at the door (if not sold out) is $35, which includes showers and towel rental, television and use of exercise equipment. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia baggage truck.
*DEADLINE FOR INDOOR/GYM ACCOMMODATIONS IS JUNE 14, 2019*--After this date you will need to contact the college directly.
Semi-private group housing. Three boardrooms in the Hanson building and numerous classrooms in the Gym and the Walton Science Center. Pricing, number of occupants and other info are as follows:
- 6 person semi-private accommodations - $250
- 8 person semi-private accommodations - $300
- 12 person semi-private accommodations - $375
More information is available on the Centralia College website. For questions on the Centralia College midpoint contact Staci Jacobsen (360) 623-8445. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Centralia baggage truck.
Centralia midpoint location. Free tent space. Food services and showers available on site. Click here for more details and information. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for Centralia baggage truck.
Housing Arranged by Individual Riders
The following housing options can be reserved by contacting the organization directly.
St. John’s Lutheran Church at 2190 Jackson Highway, Chehalis 98532 will be offering mid-ride housing for the STP for the 15th year. Cost for housing per person will be $55 for tent camping, $60 for the community center/gym with 50 person capacity, and $65 for a semi-private classroom (holding 4-6 persons) with 50 spots available. All options include baggage service to/from Recreation Park in Chehalis, restroom and shower facilities, a towel, an air mattress, and all-you-can-eat dinner on Saturday and breakfast on Sunday. For questions, go to firstname.lastname@example.org or phone (253)693-8132 to reach Sue Edwards, Registrar. At the start line place your bags on the Chehalis Recreation Park baggage truck.
For reservations, visit our website stjohnschehalis.net and complete/submit an online form. Payment can be made via PayPal or Credit
Card or by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope and corresponding check per person payable to:
St. John’s Lutheran Church
Sue Edwards, 736 NW Ohio, Chehalis, WA 98532
Located one mile from scenic Borst Park or 1½ miles from the Centralia outlets is offering several choices for STP lodging with convenient online registration and payment. Sleeping space is $50 (per person) in an air-conditioned building on a carpeted gym floor with air mattress(sheets not provided), $50 (per person) $300 for groups of 5 or more in a private carpeted classroom w/ air mattress. Amenities include on-site showers (towels included), secured indoor bike storage, wifi, fully loaded baked potato dinner w/ a variety of toppings, salad, dinner roll & fruit (5-7pm Saturday). On Sunday an all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast (4:30-6:45am Sunday) w/ sausage, golden scrambled eggs, fresh fruit, Orange juice, and coffee. We also have plenty of outdoor space for non-pedaling family members and friends to park their RVs ($20 space + $10 per person includes showers and meals). No alcohol or tobacco please. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia baggage truck.
For more information call (360) 736-7606. Devin Burton email@example.com. Make checks payable to Centralia Community Church of God
3320 Borst Ave, Centralia Wa, 98531 OR register and pay online now at www.cccog.com/STP
Indoor camping located 1 mile from Chehalis mini stop. $50 fee includes floor space in church for sleeping, lasagna dinner with salad and garlic bread followed by dessert. Breakfast includes pancakes & eggs. Secure indoor storage for bikes, delivery of bags to & from Chehalis Mini stop at Recreation Park is also included. In house showers available, no towels. At the start line, place bags on Chehalis Recreation Park truck with FBBC tag. For more information call (360) 748-8628 Christine Gilmon firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com.
Print ONLINE form at FBCCHEHALIS.ORG and send payment in self-addressed envelope to:
Chehalis First Baptist Church
Christine Gilmon, 1866 S Market Blvd, Chehalis Wa, 98532
* include email address for confirmation
Make checks payable to: Chehalis First Baptist Church
Located just 5 short blocks from the Centralia College midpoint, The Centralia Salvation Army offers a cot and blanket, towel, breakfast (including: eggs, pancakes and sausage), dinner (featuring: spaghetti, salad and garlic toast), snacks, and beverages. There is room for 36 cots in the main hall, three restrooms including showers and a large men’s and women’s restroom. Air-conditioned rooms and secure indoor bike storage are all included in the $50 dollar fee. Four Private rooms @ $25 extra are available on a first come, first served basis. At the start line, place your baggage on the Centralia baggage truck. Register online here.
For reservations contact: Rebecca Kaurasi at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (360) 736-4339 ext. 203 (9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday – Friday).
Indoor and outdoor camping
Located 4 miles south of Chehalis on the STP route. A $48 fee includes indoor camping in a carpeted room, outdoor camping- RV spaces available, free WIFI, shower (no towel), indoor bike storage, dinner, breakfast, and baggage service. Dinner includes: spinach salad bar, meat lasagna, vegetable lasagna, bread/butter, beverages and a dessert. Breakfast includes assorted muffins, bagels, cream cheese, scrambled egg bake, sausage, oven potatoes, granola, oatmeal, and beverages. No alcohol or tobacco please, the fundraiser proceeds go to help defray costs of camps, conferences, travel, accommodations, etc. for our Fusion Youth Ministry department (middle & high school students). For more information or to register online ($3 additional fee), please go to www.bethel-church.com . For questions not covered on our website, you can contact Bethel Church at email@example.com or call (360) 748-0119.
The official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Bethel Church truck .
For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $48 check payable to: Bethel Church - STP, 132 Kirkland Road, Chehalis, WA 98532
Please include self addressed/stamped envelope to receive confirmation.
Located two short blocks from the Centralia College Campus and downtown Centralia. The restored historic property offers hotel rooms as well as floor space in our Grand Ballroom. Showers, towels, bike storage, and baggage service are provided as well as free WIFI. Place your Bags on the Centralia baggage truck. The Branch Bar and Public Room is an intimate hotel restaurant featuring unique small plates, entrees and fresh squeezed classic cocktails. Atmosphere is rich and casual, perfect for small groups and conversations. Berryfields restaurant is located in our building. They have been awarded the “Best in Lewis county” breakfast award numerous times.
Hotel rooms $119.99-$219.99 a night. Floor space in Grand Ballroom $35 rider at the door.
For reservations contact Heather or Eric Morrow at Centralia Square Grand Ballroom and Hotel 360-807-1212 firstname.lastname@example.org. Make checks payable to Centralia Square Hotel Box 1639 Centralia, WA 98531 www.centraliasquare.com. Please include a self addressed stamped envelope for reservation confirmation.
Located half a mile from I-5. Indoor camping is available for $60 per person with six private rooms (4 average sized, 2 large) on a first come basis. Registration covers all-you-can-eat open-ended meals. Dinner will feature homemade hearty spaghetti, garlic bread, green salad w/ dressings, desserts, and beverages. Breakfast includes biscuits and sausage gravy, boiled eggs, oatmeal, yogurts, fruit, delicious homemade cinnamon rolls, bagels, cream cheese, Keurig coffee, and juices. Iced Water, Gatorade and snacks (healthy, sweet, salty, sour) available at all times. Baggage service, secure bike storage, showers with towels provided. No alcohol, tobacco or pets please. Visit our website for more information, registration form and payment instructions. Jean Long is happy to answer your questions (Cell: (360)388-1851 or email: email@example.com ) Full refunds are available until June 22, 2019. Proceeds from this event go towards our mission and outreach projects. At the start line: Place your bags on the Chehalis Recreation Park baggage truck.
For reservations, print online form, fill out and send in a self-addressed stamped envelope with $60 check per person payable to:
Chehalis United Methodist Church-STP (on memo line please indicate for STP 2019)
Jean Long P.O. Box 147, Chehalis, WA 98532
A non-denominational Christian organization for junior high and high school youths. Accommodations in local host homes. A $65 fee per person includes bed, shower & towels, dinner and breakfast, plus baggage service and transportation to route if needed. Friendly host housing locations include Centralia, Chehalis and limited number of homes in Napavine, Winlock and Toledo. All proceeds benefit activities for youths involved in Young Life.
For reservations and questions, please email STP co-coordinator Brittany at younglife@Lewiscountyyounglife.com or call 360-388-0224. Make checks payable to "Young Life" and mail to:
PO Box 135 Centralia, WA 98531
Indoor and outdoor camping, plus meals available
For the cost of $40 per person you will receive a camping site and two meals, consisting of a spaghetti dinner buffet with green salad, drinks and desserts as well as an all you can eat pancake breakfast with eggs, sausage, fruit, juice and more. Those wanting to only reserve a campsite may do so for $20 per person . Indoor (gym) and outdoor (athletic fields) camping are available at both the elementary and high school sites. Showers (no Towels), baggage service, and indoor bike storage will also be provided. Meals are served by the WINLOCK OLEQUA SENIOR CENTER , which is air conditioned and provides a relaxing atmosphere. The proceeds for the meals help support the Winlock area’s senior citizens, providing meals and activities for the Seniors in the community. Non-reserved meals (walk-ins) will be available at the Senior Center for $15 per meal, payable at the door (cash or check only, please). The Senior Center is located in town on the STP route. The Elementary School is located in downtown Winlock, a few blocks from the Senior Center and close to the route. The High School is located out of town a couple of miles in a more rural location. There is a shuttle bus that runs downtown on Saturday evening. For additional information please contact Brian Maley at firstname.lastname@example.org or (360)785-3537.
Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Winlock truck.
To register online click here. Opens January 23th and closes July 11th, 2018.
To register by mail send check and self-addressed, stamped envelope to:
Brian Maley – STP, Winlock High School, 241 N. Military Rd.Winlock, WA 98596 -
Registration by mail: Closes July 8th, 2018.
Indoor camping, outdoor camping or RV parking
Located near mile 124 on STP route. A $50 fee includes indoor camping in an air-conditioned, carpeted room or outdoor camping or self-contained RV parking, shower ( no towel ), secured bike storage, baggage service, meals included with fee Spaghetti Supper (Meat & Vegetarian & GF pasta avail.) including salad, bread, dessert, coffee, water, sodas and fruit. Pancake breakfast including eggs, sausage links, fruit, pastries, milk, and juice. No alcohol or tobacco please. Meals are available for non campers at the price of $ 8 for dinner and $ 6 for breakfast. For information, please call (360) 295-3756 or email email@example.com . Call for availability after March 15. Floor space is limited so register early. Usually lots of outdoor camping space. If you would like confirmation of your reservation please send a self-stamped and addressed envelope with your reservation request.
Official drop-off/pick up site for the Vader baggage truck.
For reservations send a self-addressed, stamped envelope and $50 check payable to: Vader Assembly of God – STP, PO Box 220, Vader, WA 98593
Toledo High School (indoor/outdoor camping) - Follow the red Ts on scenic Jackson Highway from Chehalis to Toledo High School. This route adds 2.3 miles to the STP route and rejoins you to the main route in Vader (the extra couple of miles will be worth the trip... trust me!). This route is well marked, traffic is minimal, shoulders are adequate and the scenery is great. A $50 fee includes sleeping space (private rooms for groups on a first come first served basis), hot showers on site (no towel), indoor bike storage, baggage service, snacks, coffee, and two meals. Feel pampered while eating on ceramic dishes with real silverware. All-you-can-eat homemade spaghetti dinner (including salad, fresh baked bread, fruit & desserts made from scratch) from 5-9 PM and a full breakfast (including: homemade muffins, ham, eggs, fruit, and juice) from 4:30 AM to 9:30 AM. Plenty of shaded outdoor space for RV, tent and/or non-pedaling family members and friends for $50. Space is limited to 60 people in order to provide a quality overnight stay. For more information contact Angela Schaplow at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-560-2305.
Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for the Toledo baggage truck.
For reservations send a $50 check payable to: Toledo High School, C/O Angela Schaplow P.O. Box 820 Toledo, WA 98591.
Private rooms, indoor and outdoor camping
Hot showers and towels are provided. Wireless Internet access is also available. Your bikes stay with you in your rooms. We are a quiet, and friendly stop over. We have private rooms for both groups and individuals. Night watchman and luggage pickup and drop off is also included. Dinner includes: taco bar with misc. Snacks and drinks (GF & Vegetarian options available) - $8 per person. Breakfast includes: Breakfast sandwiches, fruit, water and coffee (GF & Vegetarian options avail) - $7 per person. Place Bags on Winlock truck and mark bags with CFW.
Indoor Floor Space = $50 per person Private rooms = $75 per person, $125 2 people, $175 3 people. Tent camping, including use of shower and Restrooms, = $35 per person or $50 per tent. RV camping (NO hookups) = $35
To register call Theda Crocker at (360)785-4280 or email@example.com Mon-Thurs 9am-2pm or leave msg. Please send check payable to CFW and self addressed stamped envelope to: CFW C/O Theda Crocker - STP, P.O. Box 537, Winlock, WA 98596.
Located near mile 134 on the STP route. A $20 per person/camper fee includes indoor gym/outdoor lawn camping or RV camping as well as, indoor bike storage and showers (towels not provided). RV parking is available behind the school. When sending in your registration fee, please make sure to notify us in advance if you will be bringing an RV so that we can designate space for your vehicle. A dinner will be offered on site for $10 payable at the door. Dinner includes a choice of pulled pork sandwich or a chicken wrap, baked potato with trimmings, pasta salad, beverage and dessert. Dinner begins at 5:00pm and will be served until 9:00pm. A licensed massage therapist and first aid station will be available on site. Concessions run Saturday from 10:00am to 8:00pm and Sunday 5:00am to 11:00am. Breakfast will be available Sunday morning from 5:00am to 8:30am at a cost of $8.00 to be paid at the door. Breakfast items include pancakes, sausage, fruit, juice, milk and coffee. Proceeds will benefit student groups at Castle Rock High School.
To reserve your spot, please send payment in the form of check or money order made out to Castle Rock High School. Mail your payment and contact information to:
Attn: Tracy Catlin-
STP Camping Castle Rock High School
5180 Westside Hwy
Castle Rock, WA 98611
Please include the names of all campers along with your payment. If you provide an e-mail address, confirmation of your registration will be sent electronically. If you prefer a paper copy of your registration, please include a self-addressed, stamped envelope with your payment. For more information, please email Tracy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Castle Rock is an official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site.
Free Tent Camping
No reservations needed for the free camping spots. Offered on a first-come, first-served basis.
Free outdoor tent camping. Typically an all you can eat Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast is served by a community organization. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for Chehalis (Recreation Park) baggage truck.
Chehalis Recreation Park- The “NEW” One Day (and all points beyond Chehalis) Food Stop Location!
Join us at Chehalis Recreation Park for free tent camping, Music entertainment, massage, beer garden & vendors. A Saturday night dinner and Sunday morning breakfast will be served by a local community organization for a small fee. Within the park are accommodations are available for the swimming pool and showers for the cost of $5.
Centralia midpoint location. Free tent space. Food services and showers available on site. Official STP baggage drop-off/pick-up site for Centralia baggage truck.
Free outdoor tent camping on Rice Road ½ mile west of Recreation Park. RV Parking too - $20 per night (with full hook-ups). First come, first serve – no reservations for RV parking. Stan Hedwall is close to Chehalis Recreation Park where there is typically an all you can eat Saturday night Dinner and Sunday morning Breakfast, served by a community organization. For $5 per person swimming pool and showers are also available. At the start line, place your bag on the Chehalis (Recreation Park) baggage truck.
The Kaiser Permanente STP presented by Alaska Airlines Finish Line Festival is at Holladay Park in northeast Portland, by Lloyd Center. Portland's light rail "MAX" stops at Holladay Park. For a fee, you can go downtown or to the airport and you can take your bike with you!
There are many accommodation options in Portland here are a few listed in order of distance from the finish line. This is not a complete list of options in the Portland area.
The Doubletree Hotel at Lloyd Center -- (Finish Line)
STP Reservation Link
Please note: In light of the racist incident at the DoubleTree by Hilton Portland location in December, we reached out to the hotel to share our concerns. Cascade is committed to racial equity, inclusiveness and safety. It is our goal to partner with like-minded organizations. The hotel has apologized to Mr. Massey, terminated the employment of those involved and is committed to engaging with outside advisors and experts in diversity and inclusion to evaluate their processes, protocols and trainings to ensure something like this does not happen again. Cascade has a zero-tolerance stance on racial discrimination and appreciates the hotel's commitment to not only address this incident, but also to commit to next steps that will ensure this doesn't happen again.
Courtyard Marriott Lloyd Center Hotel (0.3 miles from the finish)
Hostelling International (1.9 miles from the finish)
Quality Inn-Downtown Convention Center (0.3 miles from the finish)
Holiday Inn Express – NW Portland (3.0mi from the finish)
Residence Inn by Marriott (0.4 miles from the finish)
Silver Cloud Inn – NW Downtown Portland (3.1 miles from the finish)
Crown Plaza Portland – Convention Center (0.5 miles from the finish)
Staybridge Suites Hotel-Portland Airport (9.2mi from the finish)
Sentinel Hotel (1.9 miles from the finish)
Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Airport (9.9 miles from the finish)