Cycling

Cycling in Trent Hills

Take in the scenic hills, the waterway views and the friendly folks on a cycling tour that takes you through the three communities of Trent Hills – Warkworth, Hastings and Campbellford.  There are routes suitable for all cyclists, whether you are an avid enthusiast or just out for a family fun ride.  The Trans Canada Trail is an off-road experience extending 22 km from Hastings to Hoards Station, east of Campbellford.   If you are looking for a longer ride, take the Trent River Truckin’ Route, one of Northumberland Tourism’s Cycling Routes and Trails.  On this 63 km route you will want to take time to stop and visit the locks along the Trent-Severn Waterway, tour the Millennium Trail in Warkworth and enjoy a bite to eat at one of the cafe’s or restaurants. If you are looking for camping, Ferris Provincial Park is close by..  The Trent Hills Visitor Centre is part of the Ontario by Bike Network, with several cycle-friendly establishments. Services include visitor  inquiries, bike rack, restrooms, shower facility ($), picnic area and potable water

Bike & Win a $2,500 Bike*

June is Bike Month in Ontario, and Northumberland County is recognizing this celebration of cycling with the launch of the Bike & Win contest. Cycle Northumberland County’s bike routes and trails this summer for a chance to win a $2,500 bicycle from Gears Bike Shop.

Contest runs from June 1st, 2017 to August 31, 2017. It’s as easy as snap, post, tweet!
Bike&Win

  1. Cycle on any #CycleNthld bike route, trail, or visit a nearby attraction by bike in Northumberland County. Include a photo of you and your bicycle – or a photo of you and your friends or family cycling
  2. Posting your photo on social media counts as your entry (Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter). Tell us where you took the photo and include #CycleNthld
  3. Each post with an original photo is an entry. For example, if you post 5 original photos, then you’ve submitted 5 entries. The more photos you snap, post, tweet – the more chances you have to win!

Click here for full contest rules. To find out more about the Bike & Win Contest, visit: NorthumberlandTourism.com/BikeWinbikeandwincontest

*Northumberland Tourism has partnered with Gears Bike Shop so you have a chance to win a gift certificate for a bike of your choice from Gears. Contest photos may be used on Northumberland Tourism social media.

Nancy AllansonAutumn, Communities, Fun Things To Do, Spring, Summer, The Great Outdoors, trails0 Comments

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