Best Road Biking in Ontario

This list represents the most popular road biking in Ontario. Use this list to plan your next Ontario road biking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. The Greater Toronto Area Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Toronto's growth over the last 20 years has literally redefined the city. It has blossomed into a metropolis with a decidedly cosmopolitan air. Nowhere else in Canada are there as many different ethni…
From the guidebook "Ontario's Bike Paths and Rail Trails"
Toronto, ON - Road Biking Best Trail in on - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#2. The Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail Bike Path


What could be more appealing than cycling with the wind at your back, the sunshine on your face and the sound of the waves lapping against the shores of Lake Ontario? The Waterfront Trail stretches fr…
From the guidebook "Ontario's Bike Paths and Rail Trails"
Toronto, ON - Road Biking Best Trail in on - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#3. Southwestern Ontario Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Situated between Lake Erie and Lake Huron, southwestern Ontario is a wonderful place to enjoy the scenery of vast expanses of fresh water. villages that eventually became lovely cities, such as London…
From the guidebook "Ontario's Bike Paths and Rail Trails"
London, ON - Road Biking Best Trail in on - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#4. Myths, Miracles and Pathways


This tour begins in Niagara-on-the Lake, the first capital of Upper Canada, and travels through Queenston Heights, one of the province’s oldest towns. Passing under the shadow of Brock’s Monument, it…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON - Road Biking - 34.1 miles Best Trail in on - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
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#5. Eastern Ontario Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Eastern Ontario is rich in natural wonders. In the south, enjoy the allure of the St. Lawrence River, the cool clean waters of Lake Ontario and the area's unique attraction, the Thousand Islands. Trav…
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Ottawa, ON - Road Biking
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#6. Shakespeare’s Stone town: Stratford and Saint Marys (Rail-Trail)


This ride is an excellent afternoon excursion that leaves you plenty of time to enjoy an evening show at the Stratford Festival. Beginning along the banks of the Avon River, the tour quickly leaves St…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Stratford, ON - Road Biking - 40.3 miles
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#7. Dundas Valley and the Niagara Escarpment including Webster and Tew’s Falls (Rail-Trail)


Find hidden treasures in the heart of industrial Ontario! To the towering heights of the Niagara Escarpment, which surrounds and protects the most impressive Dundas Valley, this area of the province o…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Dundas, ON - Road Biking - 24.8 miles
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#8. Kawartha Lakes Adventure: Peterborough, Fenelon Falls and Lindsay (Rail-Trail)


Starting in Peterborough, follow a portion of the Trans Canada Trail onto the rural roads of Kawartha Lakes. The first leg of the journey zigzags through the Kawartha hills, visits the oldest lock on…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Peterborough, ON - Road Biking - 96.1 miles
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#9. Ottawa and Surroundings Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Since the earliest days of the city, the creation of green spaces was a priority for city leaders, who, over the years, proceeded to lay out vast, beautiful parks and gardens. Whether you are looking…
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Ottawa, ON - Road Biking
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#10. Central Ontario Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Central Ontario is the province's heartland. Beginning along the north shore of busy Lake Ontario, it follows the Trent-Severn waterway to the Kawartha Lakes, including the highlands of Victoria and t…
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Peterborough, ON - Road Biking
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#11. Niagara Peninsula and Surroundings Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Festival Country meanders along the north shore of Lake Erie from Port Rowan to Fort Erie, passing through the fruit and wine producing region of Niagara, and finally reaching Ontario’s Mennonite com-…
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Cambridge, ON - Road Biking
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#12. Elora Gorge Adventure (Guelph to Elora)


This tour is ideal for a beginner’s first outing. It’s great for the first ride of the season and also makes an excellent “fall colours” tour. Cycling north from Guelph, the ride is an easy one, as on…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Elora, ON - Road Biking - 31 miles
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#13. Down by the Old Mill Stream: London and Dorchester


Enjoy a ride on the London Bikeway, which originates in downtown London and makes its way along the Thames River to historic Hamilton Road. Dip your feet in the Dorchester Mill Pond at mid-day befor…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
London, ON - Road Biking - 34.1 miles
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#14. Gatineau Hills Leg Warmer


The Gatineau Hills are an Ottawa attraction that should not be missed. This is a challenging ride along roads and recreational trails that wind their way steadily upwards through the forest to an insp…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Ottawa, ON - Road Biking - 42.2 miles
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#15. Lake Erie’s North Shore: Woodstock, Port Dover and Tillsonburg (Rail-Trail)


Beginning in Woodstock, this tour follows the historic Stage Road into Ontario’s tobacco country and completes the first leg in the rural community of Simcoe. Leg two joins the Lynn Valley Greenway an…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Woodstock, ON - Road Biking - 130.2 miles
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#16. Northern Ontario Bike Paths and Rail Trails


Northern Ontario extends from the nearly inaccessible, century-old Algonquin Park over a land of unspoiled character and rugged beauty, crossing hundreds of lakes, wetlands and rivers to the lands nor…
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Sault Ste. Marie, ON - Road Biking
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#17. The Lakelands Bike Paths and Rail Trails


The Lakelands embrace the maple-lined streets of Port Elgin, the inviting waters of Lake Huron and the majestic limestone cliffs of Georgian Bay. Cycling this area of the province can take your breath…
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Barrie, ON - Road Biking
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#18. Toronto Islands, Lakeshore and Beaches


Don’t be intimidated by the fact that it is Canada’s largest city: Toronto is a wonderful place to visit by bicycle. The Waterfront Trail along Lake Ontario, a ferry ride to the picturesque Toronto Is…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Toronto, ON - Road Biking - 37.2 miles
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#19. Magical Pelee Island


Pelee Island glistens like an emerald amid the blue waters of Lake Erie. Upon disembarking at the west dock, you immediately get the feeling that time has stood still on this resort island. Much of th…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Leamington, ON - Road Biking - 33.5 miles
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#20. Quarries and Cataracts: Elora to Cataract Rail Trail Adventure (Rail-Trail)


Like a good story, this ride begins dramatically in Elora and follows an interesting and varied path through the countryside that concludes in a thrilling finale at the thundering falls of Cataract. T…
From the guidebook "Cycling in Ontario"
Elora, ON - Road Biking - 59.5 miles
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