Trails & Cycling

Trails

Want to get into nature, get some fresh air, and enjoy hiking trails? Lined with sandy beaches, wonderful forests, hills and hiking spots, Niagara’s South Coast has some of the richest and most exciting trails. If you’re looking for a fun outdoorsy adventure with friends or family, look no further!

Get outside and enjoy the many nature trails found across Niagara’s South Coast.

Walk by the lakefront and see the beautiful blue water and boats pass. Or, go through the lush woods full of greenery, singing birds, and calming nature noises. Take a bike and feel the breeze as you cycle through the trails and have an active day.

Fort Erie Friendship Trail in fall
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The South Coast offers an incredible selection of bicycle routes and trails, making it easy to lose yourself in the natural beauty along the Welland Canal. The recently developed Fort Erie Friendship Trail becomes part of the Greater Niagara Circle Route and the Trans Canada Trail System.

Enjoy 13.6 kilometers of scenic paved pathway that is safe for cycling and ideal for walking, jogging, and rollerblading. The trail ends at historic Fort Erie, where it meets up with the Niagara River Recreational Trail.

Cycle along the shoreline or tackle tough hills, while pausing for a breath and take in the sheer beauty. The Waterfront Trail offers endless views of the shores of Lake Ontario, Lake Erie and the Niagara River.

The Niagara River Recreational Trail is a fabulous Fort experience for history buffs on two wheels. Pass by the famous Falls, along the Niagara River to Old Fort Erie.

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cycling

The Greenbelt offers more than 475km of cycling adventures. Cycle both on and off road through the countryside to explore more of Niagara’s South Coast, from Wainfleet to Welland to Port Colborne to Fort Erie.
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accessible paths

Much of Niagara’s South Coast is accessible and can be enjoyed by everyone.

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hiking

that people travel from across the country to experience. There are trails available for all ages and experience levels.

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route Maps

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cyclists ride on Ridgway Trails
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