Cycling in Eastern Ontario 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.
Eastern Ontario is rich in historical and natural wonders. Take in the rolling hills and the spectacular scenery of the Ottawa Valley, home to Canada’s capital, Ottawa. Savour the pageantry, heritage sites and impressive natural beauty along the Ottawa and Rideau rivers. Explore the Frontenac Axis (also known as the Frontenac Arch), an extension of the rocky Canadian Shield. The many lakes and marshes dotting this region make for spectacular scenery from the trails.
Cycling in Eastern Ontario offers 23 trails and 7 longer tours in this region like the Millenium Trail and the Ottawa Gatineau 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.