Cycling Greater Toronto and Niagara Peninsula is taken from the Cycling in Ontario from Ulysses Green Escapes guides. This affordable chapter is a great tool to organize your next cycling trip in this region.
Greater Toronto and the Niagara Peninsula encompass the 728,745ha (1.8 million acre) Ontario Greenbelt, an area of land bordered by the Oak Ridge Moraine to the north, the Niagara Escarpment to the west, and lakes Ontario and Erie to the south, east and north. Several important rivers – the Credit, Dundas, Grand, Humber, Niagara and Rouge – flow through this region. It also includes Canada’s largest city and other major urban areas, such as Brampton, Burlington, Hamilton, Oakville, Mississauga, Niagara Falls and St. Catharines.
Cycling Greater Toronto and Niagara Peninsula offers 19 trails and 6 longer tours in this region like the Merritt Trail System and the Toronto Humber Don Lakes Loop. It includes information on how to get there, the level of difficulty, the total distance, the interesting features (villages and towns, tourist attractions and bike-related stores) and the facilities.