Cycling on the
Whether you prefer to stick to the roads or venture off the beaten path, you'll find a fantastic cycling experience up here on the Bruce Peninsula. If you need advice or guidance on where to start with your cycling adventure, or are interested in discovering something new to check out, I can provide recommendations on local trails and cycling routes for all difficulty levels.
From Hiker's Heron Bed & Breakfast in Dyers Bay there are a number of cycling routes that provide an excellent opportunity for exploring the Bruce Peninsula. I have done all these rides and am able to provide more information on all routes. These routes are planned and logged using the route making tool/app Ride with GPS. Download it here - ridewithgps.com
Road Cycling Routes
Dyers Bay to Tobermory: for sightseeing, shopping, ice cream!
36km to Tobermory, one way
Dyers Bay to Lion's Head: for sightseeing, shopping, ice cream!
35km to Lion's Head, one way
Throw your bike in the back of the car, park in Lion's Head and head to Sauble Beach.
Lion's Head to Southampton 72.7 kms: from the Georgian Bay side to the Lake Huron side and back! https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27989843
Lion's Head to Stoke's Bay: watch a Lake Huron sunset!
Sunset Cycle 90 kms: A loop route from Lion's Head to the Huron Shores: Red Bay,
Pike Bay, return to Lion's Head!
Lion's Head to Wiarton on County Rd 9: an out-and-back route on a lovely paved
Or, stay a night at Hiker's Heron B&B and head out with your bike on the ferry to cycle on Manitoulin Island. for a really great cycling adventure.
South Baymouth to Meldrum Bay Inn and return: a two day cycling adventure to a charming Inn on beautiful Manitoulin Island!
Day 1: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27753920
Day 2: https://ridewithgps.com/routes/27758017
Mountain Bike Trails
Wiarton Adventure Park
Approximately 55 kms from Hiker's Heron Bed & Breakfast.
Located just north of Wiarton on Bruce Road 9, the
Mountain Bike Adventure Park provides riders with over
15km of both double and single track trails.
Visit the Wiarton Adventure Park page on MTBTheBruce.com for more information.
Lion's Head Lindsay Tract
Approximately 23 kms from Hiker's Heron Bed & Breakfast.
This property offers a challenging fun ride, with approximately 15km of single-track trail. Whoever said that that you cannot tame Mother Nature must have been a trail builder at the Lindsay Tract. 8,500 acres of heart pounding wilderness, hard rock and good times.
Visit the Lindsay Tract Trail page on MTBTheBruce.com for more information.
Paisley Brant Tract
Approximately 132 kms from Hiker's Heron Bed & Breakfast.
The Brant tract provides great riding opportunities for all ages and skill levels. Trails range from tight and technical, to open and flowing concepts, and are able to satisfy beginning riders to the more advanced cross-country rider.
Visit the Brant Tract Trail page on MTBTheBruce.com for more information.