May 27 - June 30


Discover the joy of biking

Bike Month kicks off with Bike to Work Day across the GTHA and Guelph on Monday, May 27, 2019. Get ready to roll!


Published June 06, 2016 17:39

Explore York Region By Bike with the new tour map!
There are many on and off-road cycling routes that run from our border with the city of Toronto in the south up to the shores of Lake Simcoe in the north. These routes provide cyclists of all ages and abilities an opportunity to stay active and explore York Region's natural beauty. The new cycling tour map provides some routes for exploring York Region by bike, from ten tour routes to mountain biking, BMX and family cycling options.


Recreational cyclists

  • All-Terrain Ride
  • Butter Tart Ride
  • Group of Seven Trails
  • Markham Town and Trail
  • Pedal to the Kettle
Experienced cyclists
  • Main to the Moraine
  • Simcoe Beaches
  • Tour de Holland
  • Village Roundabout
  • York Century

Family/leisure cyclists

  • Nokiidaa Trail - Aurora, Newmarket, East Gwillimbury 
  • Rouge Valley Trail - Markham 
  • Oak Ridges Corridor - Richmond Hill 
  • Bartley Smith Greenway - Vaughan 
  • William Granger Greenway - Vaughan 

Let us know about your cycling experience in York Region with the hashtag #yorkcycling or by emailing [email protected]. For more information, visit

Mark Inglis Greenbelt Route

Coming May 1, take the Bike Month pledge!

Pledge to ride to school or work on Bike to Work Day, Monday May 27 and/or throughout June for a chance to win one of three trips for two courtesy of VIA Rail (to Quebec City, Montreal or Ottawa) or a weekend getaway courtesy of Welcome Cyclists. Contest closes June 18.