Now that it’s fall, it’s perfect cycling weather. We’ve put together some of the best bike trails near Toronto that even offer up some amazing vantage points to take in the stunning views of the changing leaves.
Check out some of the best bike trails near Toronto below.
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Bluffers Park is located at the foot of the Scarborough Bluffs, and with a beautiful view of the shoreline of Lake Ontario, this is definitely a must-ride. Make sure you have lots of energy to burn before taking on this trail, as the ride down may be easy, but you’ll need to trek your way back up.
Wilket Creek Trail
Between Bayview and Leslie Street, Wilket Creek Park offers tons of wildlife amongst its two kilometres of biking trails. The well maintained paths offer up tons of relaxing spots and picnic benches to take a break and enjoy the sites.
Great Lakes Waterfront Trail
Great Lakes Waterfront Trail is one of the most beautiful cycling spots near city. With stunning views of the waterfront, this lengthy trail extends far past Toronto, all along Lake Ontario.
Don River Valley Trails
For those looking to venture outside of the city, the Morningside Park trail is located East of Toronto in Scarborough. This is a paved trail that functions for cyclists, hikers, and runners. Morningside Park’s trail is absolutely stunning, with beautiful views of wildlife and vegetation, as well as Scarborough’s unique bluffs. In the winter, this trail turns into a snowshoer’s haven.
Humber River Recreational Trail
The Humber River Recreational Trail is a scenic trail that runs through some rolling hills, and boasts some small waterfalls and beautiful bridges.
Etobicoke Creek Trail
Etobicoke Creek Trail is the perfect cycling spot for anyone who lives in the GTA. With up to 18 kilometres of mountain biking paths, this is an amazing cycling spot for both beginners and experts. Plus, it’s got a beautiful view of the ravine!