Cycle Touring and Mountain Biking Ontario

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Cycle Touring and Mountain Biking

Strap on your helmet, hop on your bike and pedal along Ontario's safe and sophisticated network of roads and trails.

BICYCLE TOURING

Plan your next cycling adventure in Ontario. Ontario by Bike is your best source for all the key bicycle friendly information you’ll need to finalize your trip, including routes and trails, accommodations, attractions and restaurants along the way, cycling events, and suggested tours.

Join a guided bicycle excursion, rent a bike for a couple of hours or plan a multi-day adventure on one of Ontario countless cycling trails and routes.

In honour of our 150th birthday, Canada unveiled The Great Trail (the Trans Canada Trail) that crosses the entire nation. The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail hugs the shores of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie and Lake Huron, stretching 2,100 km from the Quebec border through to northern Ontario. Enjoy 475 km of signed cycling trails on the Greenbelt Route.

Ride the back roads and trails in Simcoe, Haliburton or Norfolk. Cycle the rolling hills of Northumberland County, or through farmlands and past heritage waterways in Southeastern Ontario to Prescott-Russell. One of the best ways to experience Ottawa is by bike; check out the pathways and routes in and around the Capital or discover a new spin on the city with Ottawa Cycling Tours.

Soak up the scenery cycling along the North Bay waterfront or take in the view of Ramsey Lake in Sudbury. Get a taste of Toronto’s history, culture, people and food with Toronto Bicycle Tours or explore the city at your own pace using Bike Share Toronto.

Cruise wine country on a Niagara Bicycle and Wine tour and explore the diversity of Niagara region's bike routes with Niagara Cycling Tourism Centre. Rent your ride from Bloomfield Bicycle Company in trendy Prince Edward County, or tour vineyards of Canada’s southernmost region, Windsor Essex Pelee, with Farm Dog Cycles.

MOUNTAIN BIKING

With thousands of kilometres of mountain bike trails for you to explore, no two experiences will be the same. Choose from untouched conservation lands, rugged wilderness trails or even abandoned logging roads.

Explore the Bruce Peninsula mountain biking network or set out on a guided tour around Turkey Point with Long Point Eco Adventures.

Mountain biking is fast becoming a popular resort activity, check out the Blue Mountain Bike Park or Sir Sam’s trail network. The Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Centre features 300 kilometres of forest access roads and trails.

FAT BIKING

In Ontario, cycling is a four season activity! Parks, conservation and recreation areas offer over 60 trails for fat biking across the province. Snow-loving recreation destinations like Horseshoe Resort in Barrie or Deerhurst Resort in Huntsville offer great onsite guided fat biking trips, or set out on a full outfitted excursion with Ride Guides in Collingwood or Parry Sound Bikes. Here's even more places to fat bike in the north. Get the skinny on more amazing fat wheel biking in Ontario.

Cyclist packing gear on his bike.

5 WAYS TO SPIN YOUR WHEELS

Activate pedal power! Since its inception 200 years ago, the bicycle has become a universally efficient, healthy and eco-friendly mode of transportation. In Ontario, cycling is all that and so much more. Here’s how we roll. Grab a helmet, a set of wheels, and come along for the ride.

THE BIKE TRAIN

THE BIKE TRAIN

In the summer, take the Bike Train between Montreal and Toronto and cycle on 1,000 kilometres of bicycle lanes, shared roadways and off-road paths in and around Toronto.
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