Cycling in Niagara

Niagara Falls is one of the most exciting cycling destinations in Ontario. The rolling landscape of the Region and breathtaking natural wonders provide a unique experience for enthusiasts or amateurs. From road courses to scenic trails, seeing Niagara on two wheels is not only great exercise but a memorable adventure.

Niagara Cycling Routes

Niagara River Recreation Trail (Niagara Parkway)

Winston Churchill called the Niagara Parkway the most scenic drive in North America, that would make the trail that runs alongside it the most scenic recreation trail. In fact, the Parkway has been named one of the Top 10 cycling routes in the World. The trail stretches 58kms along the Canadian side of the Niagara River. From the Town of Fort Erie across the peninsula to Niagara Falls and out to historic Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake passing many of Niagara’s award winner wineries along the way.

Lake Ontario Waterfront Trail

The Waterfront Trail stretches from Niagara-on-the-Lake to the Quebec border. The 780 km trail mimics the shores of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River, connecting 41 communities and 182 parks and natural areas. A multi-use trail, It is ideal for cycling, pedestrian traffic and rollerblading and emphasizes the links between ecological health, economic vitality, and a sense of community.

Niagara Region Cycling Trails

Niagara boasts more than 200 cycling trails catering to riders at all levels of performance. The Regional Municipality has developed a scenic route map that allows cyclists to sort by theme to make building an itinerary easy.

  • Themes (heritage, culture and lake boundaries)
  • Terrain and surface
  • Length of the route
  • Municipality
  • Level of difficulty

View the route map, sort by theme or download the Bike Map App for iPhone at

Niagara Cycling Partners

Zoom Leisure – Bicycle Tours and Rentals

Offering guided tours or day rentals to head out on your own and explore the beauty of Niagara. Zoom is located in Niagara-on-the-lake and features direct access to the bike paths in the old towne and are one block to bike paths in Niagara Falls. Winery, Pub and Corporate Tours are available.

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Bring Your Bike to Niagara

GO Train and GO Bus Service

GO Transit makes the jaunt to Niagara from Toronto’s Union Station easy. Hop on the train for easy access to the Region, and bring your bike along for the trip. Trains on Saturdays, Sundays and Holiday Mondays until Thanksgiving feature three bike coaches – specially designed rail cars that can hold 18 bicycles on the lower level. Guests are encouraged to bring a lock to secure their bikes while they enjoy the ride to Niagara on the upper level.

GO Bus Service is available year-round to Niagara and feature bike racks on the front of each bus that can accommodate two bicycles on a first come, first serve basis.

Bikes on Falls Avenue Resort

Guests of the Falls Avenue Resort have options when it comes to storing and securing bicycles. Bike racks are provided at two points in the secured 7 level parking garage which features direct access to hotels, attractions and Casino Niagara.