Cycling in Ottawa
Ottawa is a cycling enthusiast's dream destination, with over 180 kilometres of recreational pathways linking natural areas, parks, gardens and national sites:
Ottawa’s extensive network of bike and recreation paths were among the first to be mapped by Google.
On Sunday mornings from late May through Labour Day, Ottawa's River Parkway, Colonel By Drive, Rockcliffe Parkway and Gatineau Park's Champlain and Fortune parkways are all closed to traffic for Alcatel-Lucent Sunday Bikedays.
Into mountain biking? Gatineau Park offers over 90 kilometres of trails open for mountain biking from mid-May through the end of November
The Capital Pathway network extends from downtown to the east and west on both sides of the Ottawa River as well along the Rideau Canal.
Offering more than 200 bicycles and accessories for all ages, sizes and routes.