Beautiful Bike Trails to Cruise in YDH

This article is an oldie but a goodie!

Posted: June 24, 2015

Our blog is chock full of great ideas for fun things to see and do in York Durham and Headwaters. We are always adding new content and updating old posts, but sometimes you might stumble upon something from our vault. If this article has inspired you to hit the road, be sure to double-check that the featured stops in this post are still welcoming visitors.

With the warm weather fast approaching it’s hard not to take your bike out for a ride when the sun is shining. The only question is, where are the most beautiful bike trails in York Durham Headwaters to get your wheels spinning this season? Fret no more; we have the best biking options for every level of cyclist!

man mountain biking on trail during sunset
For those of you who like the water, Ajax Waterfront Trail offers a scenic route along Lake Ontario. This urban, asphalt trail runs 6 km long, the perfect distance for an afternoon ride! Without a doubt, this is one of the most beautiful bike trails in Central Counties.

The Lynde Shores Waterfront Trail is another great option for taking in some natural waterfront scenery. Although this trail is quite lengthy, being 11.4 km long, the views alone are worth it! If you’re out with the family, don’t forget to pack a picnic to help you conquer this ride.

If you want a little bit of everything try the Nokiidaa trail situated in Aurora. Nokiidaa connects Aurora, Newmarket and East Gwillimbury, letting you pick up friends along the way to enjoy the ride. Taking this 20 km trek following the East Holland River will expose you to everything nature has to offer, green spaces, past wetlands and parks are just some of the features you will see as you explore the terrain. Needless to say, this route tops the most beautiful bike trails in Central Counties charts.

The Long Sault Conservation Area is another lengthy trail for bike riders who feel like a challenge! Long Sault stretches 18 km over Oak Ridges Moraine, incorporating a diverse landscape. Whether you prefer rolling hills, quick turns or sloping trails, there is a path for you at Long Sault. Bring your camera along to capture wildlife, as this bike ride winds through wetlands and meadows.

Each trail offers unique, natural diversity, letting you escape and unwind during your ride. Make sure to explore the great outdoors this season and take in the breathtaking views from one of our stunning locations.
If you have conquered any of the above trails already, share your best tips for completing the ride.

If not, what trails are on your to-do list this summer?

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