Beautiful Biking Trails in Southern Ontario
The Caledon Trailway is 35.24 kms of gravel trail that runs from Terra Cotta to Palgrave through Inglewood and Caledon East and was created on the old Hamilton and Northwestern Railway. The scenery is attractive with rolling hills, farm fields, forests, rivers with beautiful bridges. The trail crosses a deep the Humber River west of Palgrave, the Credit River in Inglewood, and smaller creeks at other locations. There are many scenic views, information panels and points of interest, including the first Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail” pavilion in Caledon East. The pavilion has maps, historical information and views of the region from space.
New Tecumseth Trail
Part of the Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail” The New Tecumseth Trail is 26.25 kms gravel trail which also runs on paved roads going through the towns of Tottenham and Beeton and finishes south of Cookstown. The trail is open to walkers, cyclists, equestrians, cross country skiers, snowshoers, naturalists, and snowmobilers. It runs through valleys, farm lands and passes by the South Simcoe Railway.
Kissing Bridge Trailway
The Kissing Bridge Trailway is 29.18 kms of gravel trail from Guelph to Millbank. It travels through rural communities, rivers and wetlands of southern Ontario along a former railway. A beautifully manicured trail used for hiking, cycling and horseback riding taking you to West Montrose Covered Bridge which was designed by John Bear in 1880.
Guelph Downtown Trail
The Guelph Downtown Trail is one of the only trails that is part of the Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail” that is not connect it. It is a paved trail perfect for cycling and parts of it runs along the Speed River and an active train track leading to downtown Guelph. This trail is a perfect way to experience Guelph and it’s history. It also goes through the beautiful Goldie Mill ruins.
Humber Valley Trail
Running along the Humber River From Finch road to downtown Toronto, The Humber Valley Trail is a beautiful way to experience nature in the city. With majestic vies of the Humber river, beautiful parks, and bridges this paved trail is a must for any cyclist.
Toronto Waterfront Trail
The paved Waterfront Trail runs along Lake Ontario from Burlington to Toronto, passing through Oakville and Mississauga. It’s stretches over 87 kms and is used by walkers, hikers and cyclists. The trail has access to the CN Tower, historical Fort York, Sugar Beach, numerous restaurants and sports venues, and it’s a great way to experience Toronto’s waterfront. This trail is also part of the Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail.”
To learn more about the Trans Canada Trail “The Great Trail” click HERE.