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Explore the Rideau on Two Wheels

The large number of secondary roads makes Rideau exploration a fun cycling adventure. It is easy to take the "road less traveled" and discover the quiet beauty the Rideau has to offer.

The Great Waterway Cycling Tours

Kemptville - Merrickville - Japser

Westport - Delta - Jasper

Cycling Routes Provided Courtesy of Doug Bond and Ken Watson

Opinicon Loop (34 Kilometres)

This particular loop will take you along the Cataraqui Trail, so it is best to use a mountain bike or hybrid. This is a short but scenic route, ideal for a family outing

Jones Falls Loop (38 Kilometres)

Sights include the Old Stone Mill Museum in Delta, the historic Lyndhurst Bridge and lovely rural scenery.

Smiths Falls Loop (93 Kilometres)

Sights include the Rideau Canal Museum, Merrickville Blockhouse and several beautiful Rideau lockstations. Merrickville provides many interesting shopping opportunities. 

Chaffeys - Westport - Perth Loop (127 Kilometres)

This particular loop will take you along the Cataraqui Trail, so it is best to use a mountain bike or hybrid. Sights include the locks at Chaffeys, Bedford Mills and Foley Mountain lookout.

 The Grand Tour ~ Ottawa to Kingston (180 Kilometres) 

Highlights of this trip outside of the many attractions in Kingston and Ottawa include the Rideau Canal Waterway (stops at several lockstations), the beautiful villages of Lyndhurst, Delta, Merrickville, Kars and Manotick. Plus of course the lovely scenery along the rural back roads.


Kingston to Cataraqui Trail to Ottawa (191 Kilometres)

Highlights of this trip outside of the many attractions in Kingston and Ottawa include the Rideau Canal Waterway (stops at several lockstations), the scenery along the Cataraqui Trail, the beautiful villages of Portland, Merrickville, Kars and Manotick and the interesting variety in the Town of Smiths Falls. Plus of course the lovely scenery along the rural back roads.

North Grenville - cycling and walking tours

Enjoy small to meduim cycling and walking tours throuout North Grenville. Enjoy all the restaurants and small shops in Old Town Kemtpville or the campus grounds on Guelph Universaty. Be sure to explore the Ferguson Forest Trails as well.

 

Rideau Lakes Cycling Tours    

   

 Delta - Stone House Route (50 km, 50% gravel)

 Delta - Charleston - Athens - Plum Hollow Route (55 km, paved)

Delta - Mallorytown - Athens - Plum Hollow Route (90 km, paved)

Delta - Jones Falls - Lyndhurst Route (46 km, paved)

Delta - Lake Eloida - Oak Leaf Route (52 km, paved)

Delta - Rideau Ferry Route (77 km, mixed paved & gravel)

Delta - Eight Lakes Route (97 km, mostly paved)

Delta - Upper Beverley Lake Route (23 or 30 km, mostly gravel)

Delta - Forgotten Ontario Route (76 km, 10% gravel)

Crosby - Glen Tay Route (80 km, paved)

 Newboro - Narrows Route (30 km, mixed paved & gravel)

Newboro - Lanark Route (120 km, paved)

Newboro - Parham Route (104 km, paved)

Newboro - Sunbury Route (95 km, paved)