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Barrie & Area is home to some of the best cycling in Ontario. The City of Barrie is the central hub of the region. Here you can find the best accommodations, a variety of restaurants and a vibrant downtown full of shops, nightlife and excitement. Barrie is a great place to meet for food, fun and friends after your day out on the cycling trails. While cycling through Barrie, don’t miss the great things to see and the amazing food to eat.


Waterfront Trail along Kempenfelt Bay

Enjoy beautiful views as you travel along the waterfront of Kempenfelt Bay, following 6.7 km of paved trails passing by parks, restaurants and historical Downtown Barrie. Barrie & Area offers cycling trails for all levels, so bring your friends and family and come see Barrie By Bike! Ride through the trails within the city of Barrie, head north to Oro-Medonte, pedal south to Innisfil, Angus, or New Tecumseth or travel west to the Minesing and Wasaga Beach areas. Don't forget your helmet!

Illustration of the City of Barrie Waterfront Trail Map

Ardagh Bluffs Trails

The Ardagh Bluffs Area is located between Ardagh Road and Mapleview Drive, west of Essa Road. The magnificent forested area boasts over 17 kilometres of recreational trails and has a total area of 518 acres. There are four main trail systems which are identified by coloured squares, and several secondary and tertiary trails identified by triangles and circles.

Illustration of Ardagh Bluffs trails map

Sunnidale Park

From crushed stone routes to forest bound adventure, this park offers trail diversity in both length and terrain. The combination of the arboretum, forests and grass fields makes for a great day, no matter what age you are.

Illustrated map of Sunnidale Park trails in Barrie

Born to Ride offers guided cycling tours for couples and families. Choose from 8 guided tours in Barrie and Simcoe County. Offering picturesque hills and valleys, romantic and scenic tours. www.borntoridebicycle.com

For the best cycling routes in the area, learn from the experts: