Cycle the sights of the Greenbelt Route

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Cycle the Sights of the Greenbelt Route

It's been almost a year since the official launch of the Greenbelt Route and we're feeling celebratory.

Last summer's inaugural ride was overwhelming success, and, just in time for Bike Month (May 30 to June 30) we've rolled out even more functionality on our interactive mobile-friendly Greenbelt Route website

With updated points-of-interest, customizable itineraries, and suggested hikes and day-trips greenbelt.ca/route website offers the best of cycling and hiking experiences in the Greenbelt.

Check it out to start planning your Bike Month cycling adventures. 

Below are a few highlights to get you started!

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Ganaraska Tree Top Trekking, Northumberland
For active adventurers try zip-lining at the Ganaraska Forest Centre.

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Numbers_2.png  Tyrone Mills, Durham
Built in 1846, this traditional water-powered mill produces local flour, cider and lumber, and is famous for its old-style donuts.

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Inukshuks, York
Cruise by the world’s largest Inukshuk in Schomberg on your way to the esteemed McMichael Art Collection.

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Spirit Tree Cider, Peel
An award-winning  cider made with apples grown in our protected Greenbelt. Take a tour and enjoy a guided tasting.

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Halton County Radial Railway & Streetcar Museum, Halton
From bike to streetcar, ride the rails at this working electric railway museum, including vintage TTC streetcars dating back to 1933. 


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Webster’s Falls & Tew’s FallsHamilton 
For natural beauty, visit these waterfalls on the Bruce Trail.  These falls provide a scenic lookout of Spencer Gorge and showcase the invaluable water systems protected by the Greenbelt.


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Ravine Vineyard Estate Winery, Niagara
For a true farm-to-table experience, this FeastON designated restaurant and winery serves locally-sourced food.  Additionally, Ravine’s Canning House has jams, pickles, sauces, and canned whole fruit so eating locally is possible year-round.


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Scugog Country Cruise, Durham
One of the many pre-made cycling itineraries on Greenbelt.ca/route this cycling loop makes a perfect day-trip. The loop starts and ends in the town of Port Perry. From the shores of Lake Scugog, pedal through town with stops for pre-ride refreshments, before navigating quiet residential streets that soon stretch out into rural farmlands.  

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Ball's Falls Conservation Area, Niagara
Once an early 19th century hamlet, Ball's Falls features an operational mill, two waterfalls, and numerous hiking trails!

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