Niagara Parks offers superior cycling for all ages on our 53 kilometre Niagara River Recreation Trail. As part of larger trail systems that include the Trans Canada Trail, the Waterfront Trail, the Greater Niagara Circle Route and the Greenbelt Route, the Niagara River Recreational Trail borders the winding Niagara River and travels past numerous historical sites, attractions, restaurants and natural areas.

Constructed in 1986, the Niagara River Recreation Trail is a paved path for non-motorized traffic and is divided into four scenic sections stretching from Niagara-on-the-Lake to Fort Erie. It takes one to two hours to pedal leisurely through each these sections: Niagara-on-the-Lake to Queenston; Queenston to the Whirlpool Aero Car; Chippawa to Black Creek; Black Creek to Fort Erie.

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    Year Round
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    Self-guided

Features

Cycle Tourism

Cycle Tourism

All Niagara Parks facilities are equipped with bicycle racks to secure your bike while you enjoy our sites. Cyclists can transport their bicycles on the WEGO bus transit system and on the Falls Incline Railway, making it easy for cyclists to transport their bicycles between the upper Fallsview tourist and hotel area, and the Niagara Parkway. The Toronto-Niagara Seasonal GO Train Service provides service between Toronto's Union Station and Niagara Falls Station. Niagara Falls Station is ideally situated one block from the Niagara River Recreation Trail.

Picnicking

Picnicking

Along the entire length of the Niagara River visitors will find several parkettes and scenic lookouts that are located close to parking, benches and picnic tables.