What better way to enjoy the scenic views that Toronto has to offer than with a bike ride? The fresh air, the pumping blood, the wind beneath your spokes; there’s nothing like it! No need to feel left out if you don’t have your own bike, Toronto has a great Bike Share program and stations all over the city. There are so many breathtaking bike trails in The 6ix that take you past ravines, rivers, the shoreline and more. We’ve collected our favourites so you can plan a springtime excursion in the sun. Doug Ford can’t keep us from enjoying a bike ride, can he?
Check Out One Of These 6 Bike Trails in The 6ix!
Lower Don Trail
This is one of the most beautiful paved trails in the city and it follows alongside the Don from the lake all the way up to ET Seton Park for about 7km. Sounds of the river, art installations and tons of greenery will guide you along the path.
Humber Bay Arch Bridge
This bridge that links Humber Bay Shores and Toronto’s West End offers stunning views of the skyline and provides a continuous ride alongside the lake’s green spaces. Don’t forget to stop at the Sheldon Lookout, you won’t want to miss it!
Queens Quay/Lakeshore Trail
This waterfront trail that follows along Lakeshore Blvd. offers wide 2 lane bike paths and plenty of scenic views along the way. Found near Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre, Queens Quay features a variety of amazing restaurants, stores, viewing platforms and more.
High Park Loop
High Park offers a few different bike trails, all of them offering beautiful views of the park. This is the perfect place for a quick bike ride with kids or just to get into the great outdoors for an hour or two.
Leslie Street Spit
Take in stunning lake views and lots of fresh air with this trail through Tommy Thompson Park. It won’t take long to make your way to the end of the spit and the scenery is fantastic.
The Beaches Boardwalk
The Boardwalk and Woodbine Beach is an 8km stretch of trail that provides easy biking and perfect beachy vibes. Bike this trail in the evening for a stunning sunset view.