Bay of Quinte & Northumberland

Bay of Quinte and Northumberland – PACKAGE BICYCLE TOUR GUIDE

BELLEVILLE – PICTON – BRIGHTON – GORES LANDING – CAMPBELLFORD

Rolling hills, moderate to difficult. Loop route.
Waterfront Trail, Trent Canal, apple orchards, beaches, historic, First Nations, waterfront, wineries. We can make reservations for luggage transfer, bicycle rentals and accommodation to meet your needs at an additional charge. Get more information at bicycle ontario.ca

Route on the Waterfront Trail and quiet paved roads close to the shore of Lake Ontario and Rice Lake, through several towns on the Trent Canal, crossing the Murray Canal and the Bay of Quinte. The route uses bicycle friendly roads with paved shoulders or where motor vehicle traffic is light so drivers can easily leave space around you. Ontario law requires all drivers of motor vehicles to maintain a minimum distance of one meter, where practical, when passing cyclists on highways.

Enjoy the scenic Lake Ontario shore and picture perfect Prince Edward County peninsula bicycling through farmland and small towns east of Toronto. The route starts and ends in Belleville on the Bay of Quinte at the Moira River, convenient to transportation by rail, bus or car. This is a longer route which includes most of the Bay of Quinte route with two optional days of riding from Picton to visit the wineries and cheese factories.

From Belleville the route crosses Tyendinaga First Nation and the Bay of Quinte at Deseronto. Enjoy a scenic ride on the Waterfront Trail along Lake Ontario through the old fashioned main streets of delightful heritage towns. Visit Brighton with the Presqu’ile Provincial Park beaches and natural areas. Cobourg, with its’ beach and boardwalk on Lake Ontario offers theater at the 1860 Victoria Hall.

Bike through picture perfect rolling farmland with wooded hills to naturally beautiful Rice Lake, the Alderville First Nation community and charming countryside towns. You follow the Trent Canal from Campbellford, crossing it on the way southeast to Belleville.