Cycling Routes

Set off on your choice of bike trails

From picturesque country roads to forest and rail trails, Kawarthas Northumberland has a big backyard to explore on two wheels. Each area has dedicated cycling groups that have cultivated some of the most popular routes in Ontario. Whether your riding preference is leisurely or more intense, you’ll enjoy quiet countryside, lakes and rivers, plus breweries, cafés and lakeside communities. Discover your own favourite fall cycling routes here.

Just 60 minutes east of Toronto, cyclists of all levels come to Northumberland County to find fun on 2 wheels. Northumberland is a world-class cycling destination with the ideal geography for road cyclists, mountain and fat bikers alike. Take advantage of bike rentals, bike tours, and the option of bringing your own bike on Bike Train, VIA Rail’s baggage car.

Peterborough & the Kawarthas has long been a favourite destination for cyclists of all types… especially road cyclists. The combination of rolling drumlin hills, scenic lake vistas and winding rural roads make for challenging and diverse riding opportunities.

The rural cafes along the way serve as tantalizing motivation to push riders through the tough segments, and there are some great local craft breweries to reward you at the end of a satisfying day.

Enjoy an extensive network of road cycling routes, scenic rail trail systems, and fun backcountry trails in Kawartha Lakes. Discover charming villages, lightly-trafficked farm-to-market back roads, great vantage points, and the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail.