Get Outdoors - Cycling

Cycling

On Your Bikes

Ride your bikes on the Trails. From the city? No worries about breathing in all that smog and car exhaust here! An activity for the whole family, on your own, with your pals or bring your cycling club. Cycling is big out this way and growing every day. It's quite amazing how many types and fittings are available now for bike enthusiasts. Fitness and get healthy reports say bicycles are often used by people seeking to improve their fitness and cardiovascular health. Cycling is especially helpful for those with arthritis of the lower limbs who are unable to pursue sports that cause impact to the knees and other joints.

The Bike Train!

A great way to travel, vacation and bike while you're at it! Another great opportunity for cyclists! Travel on the train with your bikes and head over to the Trails. Check out our package deals, accommodation, food and other places to enjoy.

The VIA Rail trains that accept bikes are the ones with baggage cars. There are several per day that stop in at our new train station in Belleville.

In the summer season some trains have bike racks, as listed here »

At other times your bikes can be boxed or bagged. A $20 extra baggage transportation charge. Learn more here »

Cyclists coming to use the trails in the Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance area, can find further information on cycling trails and certified bicycle friendly businesses on at Great Places To Cycle here »

On Your Bikes

Ride your bikes on the Trails. From the city? No worries about breathing in all that smog and car exhaust here! An activity for the whole family, on your own, with your pals or bring your cycling club. Cycling is big out this way and growing every day…

ATV Adventures

Eastern Ontario Trails Alliance has created some world class riding opportunities set along a backdrop of unparalleled scenery. These significant trails involve awesome communities. Ride looped trails for the day or pack your bags for an overnight trip. Use this site to jumpstart your next ride.

Horseback Riding

There is something about the outside of a horse that is good for the inside of a man.

~ Sir Winston Churchill

Snowmobiling

Eastern Ontario's lakes, forests and farmland beckon snowmobilers who come for the crisp, old-fashioned winters and the warm hospitality. This region encompasses a huge triangular area located between Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River in the south, and Algonquin Park and the Ottawa River on its northern edge. It boasts approximately 10,000 km (6,600 mi.) of OFSC snowmobile trails.

Snowshoeing

Winter recreation exercise that's fun!

Snowshoeing makes even familiar hikes different and new. It is often said by snowshoers that if you can walk, you can snowshoe. This is true in optimal conditions, but snowshoeing properly requires some slight adjustments to walking…

Cross-country Skiing

Eastern Ontario's snow-covered trails offer some of the best cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and winter hiking trails around. Listen to that crunch under your feet, enjoy that fresh air while you discover a Winter Wonderland that can't be seen from the roads. A perfect day trip for all or…

Hiking and Walking

These boots are made for walking...

If Hiking and walking are your pleasures, we have trails you’ll want to explore. You'll discover endless pleasure as you move along the natural environment that are the Trails. Scenic terrain abounds while you stroll or hike along the meandering trails. Enjoy the trails at a slower pace to really take in nature at its best. Be pleasantly surprised by the interesting birds, flowers, plants and trees…