BEST PLACES TO BIKE IN SUDBURY
Mountain biking and cycling enthusiasts will be sure to enjoy the wide variety of mountain bike trails and will find the perfect Sudbury bike path for them. For rentals, sales and local knowledge check out Sudbury’s bike shops: Sessions Ride Company, Outside Store and Adventure 365. For e-bike sales, visit Sudbury E-bike. Here are our choices for the best places to bike in Sudbury.
BEST MOUNTAIN BIKE TRAILS IN SUDBURY
Mountain bike trails in Sudbury includes plenty of bare rock riding making it comparable to Utah’s legendary Moab area—with a distinctive Northern Ontario twist.
Each area has its own special features: Lake Laurentian’s technical trails are easily accessible with opportunity for a cooling swim; Kivi has on-site rentals and groomed fat bike trails for all-season cycling, the Naughton trails are recognized as some of the finest single-track in the province.
Kivi Park, a fabulous all season, multi sport recreation area set on 300+ acres of Cambrian Shield, has quickly become one of the most popular places in the city to enjoy the great outdoors. With an extensive network of trails ranging in altitudes and difficulty, this park has something for everyone.
The Walden Trails are a must if you are in Sudbury. The trails have been used not only by seasoned riders and novice riders, but Olympians over the years for both the Ontario Cup Challenge and Canada Cup Races. The design and variety of this network, along with it’s clearly marked trails is what makes the Walden Trails so great.
The Lake Laurentian Conservation Area offers 2,415 acres of protected green space just minutes from the downtown area scattered with trails ranging in difficulty. The Conservation Area is a multi-use trail network that is used both by hikers and bikers in the summer, and also offers great scenic lookouts.
TOP SUDBURY BIKE PATHs AND BIKE TRAILs
The City of Greater Sudbury has embraced active transportation with a wide variety of bike paths and trails.
Paved and Partially Paved Urban Bike Paths
Explore the city and its great bicycle-friendly attractions, restaurants, bike shops and more on your bike. Find the Sudbury bike shop for you.
Check out these and more urban cycling paths.
- Downtown to Flour Mill
- Martindale to Downtown
- Martindale to Tom Davies Square
- Ramsey Lake Path & Tour de Sudbury
- Selkirk Trail
- Vermillion to Hillfield Trail
The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail is a scenic route that runs for 3,000 km along Canada’s Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River. The Lake Huron North Channel, a section of the trail that stretches between Sault Ste. Marie and Sudbury, offers excellent opportunities for multi-day cycling journeys through off-the-beaten-path parts of Northern Ontario.
For multi-day trips, cycle the peaceful 380 km trail that traverses Mennonite and Amish farmsteads, heritage rivers, thick forests, and sandy beaches, passing through 26 communities where you can stop and explore.
BIKES AND BREWS
Bikes and brews just seem to go together - of course, after your ride.
Stop in at 46 North Brewery for a cold one or at the award-winning Spacecraft Brewery for a Citra IPA with Riesling wine that is out of this world. Big on local, the menu includes famous perogies from Perogy Princess, sourdough bread from Regency Bakery, and meatballs from Giamcomo’s. Employee Chris Carnovale loves the Citra post-ride: “The wine really balances out the hops!”
Sudbury is home to vibrant cycling and mountain biking communities who welcome visitors to explore their trails and bike paths.