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Peel Region & Greenbelt Areas

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Peel Region and Greenbelt areas (including Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon) have a number excellent cycling destinations and off road bicycle trails attracting a variety of cyclists. Quiet rail trails through urban settings as well as natural and rural areas, challenging escarpment road riding and a variety of mountain biking trails can easily be found with the detail route planning information resources available for this area.

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Note: The Ontario By Bike Network only certifies bicycle friendly accommodations in Toronto, although there are many other places to eat and visit in neighbourhoods across the city.

Mississauga and Brampton are major urban centres, both with a mix of on road cycling infrastructure. To plan a route and find out which roads are best to use see the maps for each city below under Information Sources and Maps.

In the north end of Peel Region, there are many quiet county roads that are suitable for cyclists with road riding experience and map in-hand.

  • opens in a new windowAlbion Hills Conservation Area (TRCA) – Over 50km of mountain biking trails thru beautifully rugged natural areas, with options available for all ages and skill levels. Extra amenities include bikewash station and camping. Also hosts mountain biking events. Park entry fee.
  • opens in a new windowCity of Brampton – The city manages multiple BMX bike parks including Chinguacousy Skatepark, Jim Archdekin Skatepark and Memorial Skatepark.
  • opens in a new windowEllis Leuschner MTB Challenge Park, Mississauga – This centrally located mountain bike riding area, utilizing a large hydro corridor, features various routes and obstacles including a cross country loop, rock garden and elevated ladder bridges. The park can be accessed by bike from the  opens in a new windowCulham Trail.
  • opens in a new windowErindale Park – Mississauga’s largest park consists of a number of officially graded mountain bike trails with different berms, jumps, bridges and drops. Over 30 different routes are available, totalling at around 30km of rideable trails. With most single-track offered as multi-use trails, riders should be cautious of hikers and other non-cyclists.
  • opens in a new windowEtobicoke Creek, Mississauga – There are a number of single track mountain bike trails that branch of the 11km long main  opens in a new windowEtobicoke Creek Trailopens PDF file  from Willowcreek Park north to the border of Brampton. The route can be extended all the way to Marie Curties Park south on Lake Ontario along a single track on the east or west side of the creek starting at Dundas. The Markland woods golf course breaks up the south and north sections of the trail from Dundas to Burnhamthorpe.
  • opens in a new windowGreenBelt route opens in a new windowGreenbelt Route – More than 475 kilometres of signed cycling adventures await in the beautiful, protected countryside of Ontario’s  Greenbelt. From Niagara to Northumberland, enjoy lush forests, winding rivers, welcoming communities, and family farms as you pedal through some of southern Ontario’s diverse and stunning landscapes.The Greenbelt Route travels through Peel Region between the communities of Terra Cotta and Palgrave.

Thank you to our Greenbelt Network Area Project Partner:

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