The best way to explore Ottawa is by bike! You can enjoy nature, meander along the river, barbecue at the park or swim in the lake!
Ottawa’s Scenic Bike Paths:
Leamy Lake Pathway
Leamy Lake Park in Gatineau is the largest urban park in region with 174-hectares to enjoy.
Voyage along the northern side of the Ottawa River and take in the breathtaking views of Parliament. Take break to visit the Canadian Museum of History.
Experimental Farm Pathway
Mostly flat with a few hills, this is a pleasant, leisurely ride with calming scenery. Take a break to stop in the Canada Agriculture Museum.
Ottawa River Pathway
This This 31-kilometre pathway flows along side the Ottawa River and passes a number of Ottawa’s attractions including Canadian War Museum, and Parliament Hill
On the western pathways, take time to smell the tulips as you pass through Commissioners Park and its wonderful flower displays. On the eastern pathways, stop to have a picnic or barbecue at one of the nice picnic areas in Vincent Massey Park.
Want to know where the safest places are to ride in your community? Check out BikeMaps.org