The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail

Updated: Oct 20

375 scenic miles following the St. Lawrence Seaway and shores of 3 Great Lakes!


In its entirety, the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail covers a distance of 1865 miles. It is one of the world’s longest recreational trails, connecting 140 communities and 45 First Nations with an aim to bring recreational activity along the shores of the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River.


During this 9-day cycle touring adventure you’ll visit historic sites, ride under the shade of woodland canopies, cycle through a bird sanctuary - with protected and restored wetlands, forests, and meadows, visit quaint towns, and the cities of Montreal and Toronto

In its entirety, the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail covers a distance of 1865 miles. It is one of the world’s longest recreational trails, connecting 140 communities and 45 First Nations with an aim to bring recreational activity along the shores of the five Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River.


The Great Lakes Waterfront Trail from Montreal to Toronto covers nearly 375 miles of back roads and scenic bicycle trails along the shores of the Saint Lawrence River and Lake Ontario.


There are many quaint, historic small towns, apple orchards and wineries to explore. This region is also well known for the Thousand Islands which make up a North American archipelago of 1,864 islands that stretch over 50-miles along the Canada–US border on the Saint Lawrence River. While touring along this section you are immersed in the picturesque St. Lawrence River landscape.



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