Waterloo Region
Elmira to Kissing Bridge

Take a break at the last covered bridge in Ontario and enjoy some great views of the Grand River.  Also known as The Kissing Bridge, lovers have long used this spot to steal a kiss under the privacy of the covered bridge.

8 Villages in Woolwich

Enjoy a 50 km ride through picturesque Woolwich Township, with river crossings, river views and a covered bridge (at West Montrose). Villages include Bloomingdale, Conestogo,  St. Jacobs, Hawkesville, Elmira, West Montrose and Winterbourne.

General Store Tour

Cycle through the beautiful Mennonite countryside and rolling hills of Woolwich and Wellesley Townships.  Visit bakeries and old general stores of 5 rural villages (Hawkesville, Floradale, Yatton, Wallenstein and Elmira). 

Woolwich Mountain Run

Ride starts at Woolwich Memorial Centre (WMC) 24 Church St. S. Elmira N3B 1Y9. Free parking and washrooms are available. Start with a stout climb to the outskirts of North Woolwich.

St. Jacobs Country Tour

Enjoy the beautiful Mennonite countryside.  Begin your ride at the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market, then wind your way along back roads to the village of St. Jacobs.  Approximately half of this route includes hard packed gravel roads, the remaining roads are paved.

Woolwich Village Route

Enjoy the Mennonite countryside of Woolwich Township.  Explore the villages of West Montrose (and visit the last covered bridge in Ontario), Elmira, St. Jacobs, Winterbourne.


Millbank for Lunch

Enjoy the Mennonite countryside in Woolwich Township along the back roads between the St. Jacobs Farmers' Market and the village of Millbank.  This tour also passes through the villages of Kingwood, Wellesley, Poole, St. Clements, Heidelberg and Crosshill.

Mennonite Country Block

This is a casual paved route through the Mennonite Countryside. The route begins in the village of St. Jacobs.  En route you will see working Mennonite farms, parochial schools, the Conestogo River as well as many farms offering farm gate sales.

Elmira to Wellesley Loop

Enjoy riding through Mennonite/Amish farm country.  On route you can visit Elmira, Hawkesville, Wellesley (the half way point with plenty of restaurants) and St. Clements.


Bloomingdale to Elora

Follow quiet country roads with wonderful views of the Grand River.  Ride through the last covered bridge in Ontario at West Montrose.  Also known as the Kissing Bridge, lovers have long used this spot to steal a kiss under the privacy of the covered bridge.

Iron Horse Trail

Formerly a railway corridor, the Iron Horse Trail continues as a partnership trail between Waterloo and Kitchener. The trail links Waterloo Park to Victoria Park. Length: 5.5 km

The Hydrocut

The Hydrocut provides an unmatched mountain bike riding experience in Ontario. The 25 kms of uninterrupted, pure flowing singletrack paths were created and continue to be maintained entirely by the hard work of volunteers, year after year since the 1998.