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Minutes Away . . . A World of Difference

Minutes Away . . . A World of Difference

Caledon, Ontario is a cyclist’s destination, right next to metropolitan Toronto. Characterized by rolling hills, lush river valleys, the steep Niagara Escarpment, amazing views and farmers’ fields, it is an impressive place to escape the confines of the city and explore by bike.


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Relaxing. Family-Friendly

For an easy ride with no climbs, the  opens in a new windowCaledon Trailway is a wonderful option. The Town of Caledon turned this former rail line into a “rail trail” to encourage active transportation across the town. Running from Palgrave in the north-east to Terra Cotta in the south-west, the trailway is a great way to traverse Caledon and connect with other trails and outdoor destinations.

Caledon Trailway

Challenging

Cyclists that like a bit more of a challenge can choose from many roads, both gravel and paved, that wind through the Niagara Escarpment.

Caledon is also the backdrop for many annual bike races and events, including the  opens in a new windowJack Ride, Tour de Terra Cotta,  opens in a new windowLe Tour de Headwaters and  opens in a new windowBike the Creek.

the Jack Ride

Photo credit: Central Counties Tourism

Mountain Biking

opens in a new windowAlbion Hills Conservation Area is a popular location for mountain bikers. Ride through forested trails and along flowing rivers and enjoy the scenery of this wonderful conservation area.

Albion Hills has everything from black diamond trails for the advanced biker to easy, family-friendly trails for those looking for a more relaxing adventure.

Albion Hills Conservation Area 

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Food. Drinks. Fun

While you are here you will want to stop at one of our outdoor patios with views of Caledon’s countryside.

Popular locations include  opens in a new windowSpirit Tree Cidery opens in a new windowHeatherlea Farm opens in a new windowCambium Farms opens in a new windowTerra Cotta Inn opens in a new windowVilla Caledon Inn opens in a new windowHeadwaters Restaurant at the  opens in a new windowMillcroft Inn & Spa.

For more food and beverage options visit  opens in a new windowwww.visitcaledon.ca

Cambium Farms

Photo credit: Cambium Farms

Accommodations

Stay overnight and explore more of Caledon.

Do you like the idea of camping but don’t want to sleep on the ground? Try “glamping” at  opens in a new windowAlabaster Acres. You can stay in a tent but sleep in a king-size bed and relax on a couch or a hammock.

We have all types of bicycle-friendly accommodations, from camping to glamping, to bed & breakfasts, resorts, inns and hotels. It’s all up to you!

Visit  opens in a new windowwww.visitcaledon.ca for links to your options.

Alabaster Acres

Photo credit: Alabaster Acres

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Published On: September 1, 2020Categories: Destinations, News