Southwestern Ontario
Chrysler Canada Greenway

The southern-most section of the Trans Canada Trail connects natural areas, rich agricultural lands, historically and architecturally significant structures, award winning wineries and many other features that make the Essex Region unique.

Trees of Distinction Tour

The Trees of Distinction Tour is brought to you by the Community Round Table Environment Committee, Arbour Week Committee and Bike Month Committee. It is a 21 km round trip that begins at City Hall and finishes in beautiful Sarnia Centennial Park.

Bluewater Trails

A waterfront Walkway the Bluewater Trail stretches from downtown Sarnia around to Sarnia Bay. A network of on-road and off-road multi-use trails linking the existing Howard Watson Nature Trail, the Waterfront Walkway and Canatara Park.

Turbine Cycling Tour

This tour starts and ends in the town of Port Rowan. There are many places to park in Port Rowan and there is also an abundance of shops, cafes, restaurants, etc. Alternatively, you could start in the small village of Frogmore.

Talbot Cycling Tour

This trip takes place on the northwest side of Norfolk County. There is a good area to park in Langton just east of the route this tour takes near the 12th Concession Road which is not a busy road, so parking on the side of this road is an option as well.

South Coast Cycling Tour

This tour starts and ends in the town of Port Rowan. There are many places to park along the main street and in a few parking lots, including at the Country Coffee on Bay Street.  Alternate places to start/end include the small village of Forestville.

Port Town Cycling Tour

This tour starts and ends in the town of Port Dover. There are many places to park in Port Dover and there is also an abundance of shops, cafes, restaurants, galleries, museums and theatres to check out.

Heart of Windham Tour

This trip starts and ends in the town of Delhi. There is parking available at the Delhi Belgian Hall. Alternate start/end points include Windham Centre, where there is parking at Win-Del Park, or in Lynnville where you can park on the side of the road.

Carolinian Cycling Tour

This trip can start and end in either Delhi or Port Rowan; there are plenty of areas to park in both towns. As well Port Rowan is in the midst of a big waterfront regeneration project, set to be completed spring 2013.

Antique Cycling Tour

This trip starts and ends in the village of Bloomsburg. There is a parking area at the road crossing of the Waterford Heritage Rail Trail on Old Highway 24. Alternate start/end points that also have parking areas include:

Big Creek Circle Cycling Tour

This trip can start and end in one of two towns; either Delhi or Port Rowan. If you start in Delhi, there are many places to park along Main Street and James Street. If you start in Port Rowan, Bay Street is probably the best for parking.

Lakeview Tour

Camp at the Haldimand Conservation Area, Selkirk Provincial Park, or Sweet’s Corners, or stay at one of the B&B’s along the way. Food stops are in historic Selkirk, Fisherville, Sweets Corners and Cheapside.

River Route

Travel along the scenic banks of the Grand River, lots of camping spots available including Byng Conservation Area, South Cayuga Campgrounds and along the Grand River. B&B’s also located along the river and lakeshore.

Hagersville & Area

Enjoy this scenic route through Hagersville and Townsend and experience Haldimand County’s small town charm. Explore some of Townsend’s great walking trails. Enjoy one of Hagersville’s great restaurants.

Haldimand Tour

Journey along the Grand River and enjoy some of the best scenic back roads in Haldimand County. You can choose to extend your trip and cycle right down to Lake Erie. Many locations to stop for a meal along the way.

Lowbanks Loop

Travel along parts of the Feeder Canal and watch for birds and other wildlife. Visit the site of Lock 27 by following Feeder Canal Rd. all the way to the lock. The lock was built in 1846 to create a transportation linkage between the Grand River and the Welland Canal.

Three Villages

A 40 km return trip along Winter Line Road in the former Dover Township. It starts at the Grand River Line Road and proceeds northward through two French Canadian villages (Pain Court & Grande Pointe) towards the summer village of Mitchell’s Bay.

Sydenham East

Starting in Wallaceburg's riverside downtown district, you head east along the south shore of the lazy Sydenham River all the way to Uncle Tom's Cabin Site located on the former Dawn Settlement where emigrating former slaves found refuge 150 years ago.

Clear Creek Forest

A 40+ km tour through east Chatham-Kent on some of the most picturesque and twisty roads of the region. Ridgetown is your starting place of this 'out-and-back' tour which could take as little as 2 hours.

Freedom, Power & Wine

This 26 km circle tour starts and ends at Jordan House B&B. Proceed west along Eighth Line to North Buxton, turning left (south) on the A.D. Shadd Road. First stop, Buxton National Historic Site. Continue south along A.D. Shadd Road to Wind Turbines.

Howard Watson Nature Trail

The Howard Watson Nature Trail, a former CNR right-of-way, passes through urban and rural areas with access to Lake Huron at Telfer Sideroad.

John Lawson Trail

This wide easy trail follows the south side of the Thames River. It includes many internal loops. The Park is naturalized, which provides walkers with the joy of seeing a variety of vegetation and the opportunity to do some bird watching. Length - 2.75 km

Hickson Trail

Once a piece of rail line from Stratford to Port Dover, it was purchased by the Ministry of Natural Resources. Trail: 5.5 km, goes from Pittock Park Rd., north to Braemar Side Rd., easy with parking on the road.