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Cycling Routes & Maps

Discover great cycling routes in Hamilton:

  • Hamilton Bike Routes, Trails & Parks map
  • Dundas Valley Adventure map
  • Bruce Trail Reference Guide

Find City cycling routes & maps

Hamilton Bike Share

Grab a bike from one of the 120 hubs located throughout Hamilton. It's worry-free, convenient, & easy to use.

Learn more about the program

Cycling Event Calendar

Upcoming cycling events and meetings in Hamilton

View the cycling event calendar

Where can I park my bike?

Bike parking, whether parked curbside or in bike cage, is gives  riders confidence and ease of mind that there bike will be secure. 

Find public, private and premium bike parking

Building the Bike Network

people riding their bikes in the Hamilton bike lanes

The City of Hamilton is continually working to improve the cycling network.

Learn more about the improvement projects

What are those green boxes painted on the street?

Hamilton identifies bike boxes with white bike stencils marked in an area coloured green. A bike box is used at intersections to designate a space, in front of cars, for turning cyclists to queue at a red traffic signal.

Learn more about new cycling traffic features

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Cycling Infrastructure

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OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE

The City of Hamilton offers a comprehensive map of cycling facilities, points of interest and hiking trails:

Or you can pick up a free copy at any of these locations:

Planned core cycling network

Just like a great transit network, a great cycling network needs to be connected and comprehensive for all ages and abilities. 

The schematic cycling system map (PDF, 162 KB), borrowed from the transit spider map design, will help us plan a connected network grid.

Interactive cycling map

Bike Parking and Infrastructure Map
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Cycling routes

Check out these websites for maps containing points of interest, as well as regional bike maps and day-trip itineraries:

Everyone rides logoEveryone Rides - HamOnt Healthy Loops

GREAT LAKES WATERFRONT TRAIL LogoGreat Lakes Waterfront Trail

Greenbelt Route logoGreenbelt Route

Trail etiquette

  • Keep to the right except to pass
  • Do not litter
  • Respect nature
  • Do not trespass in rural fields
  • Pedestrians: Keep any dog on their leash
  • Cyclists: Yield to pedestrians
  • Cyclists: Alert pedestrians with your bell prior to passing

Hamilton Cycling Advisory Committee

Are you looking to discover great cycling routes in Hamilton for the first time – or discover areas of Hamilton that you are not familiar with?

Escarpment Rail Trail - Distance: 9km | Time: 1hr

Chedoke Radial Rail Trail - Distance: 12km | Time: 1hr

Harbour & Lakeshore - Distance: 16km | Time: 1.5hrs

Dundas Valley & Westdale - Distance: 21km | Time: 2hrs

The Country - Distance: 40km | Time: 4hrs

Gage & Devil’s Punch Bowl Distance: 12km | Time: 1hr

Ferguson & West Harbour Distance: 14km | Time: 1.5hrs

The Brow - Distance: 22km | Time: 2hrs

The Falls Run - Distance: 29km Time: 3hrs

Red Hill Valley Distance: 12km | Time: 1.5hrs


Cycling with Bike Share

  • Don't own a bike? Try Hamilton Bike Share. There are various membership plans including ‘pay as you go.’
  • Find a bike or hub on the map below.

Hamilton Tourism Website - for the best cycling trails in the City!



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