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Mountain Bike & Cycle

If you’re looking for gnarly, challenging mountain bike trails in Northern Ontario, look no further than Algoma. Our region’s rugged landscape is a mountain bikers’ dream. Rocky elevations and stunning scenery await adventurers and convenient places to stay complement the experience. For cyclists looking for new road challenges, you’ll find many hidden gems here. Our region’s country roads are low traffic and lead to charming communities with great places to eat, and stay and interesting attractions.

The following are a sample of cycling and mountain biking trails in Algoma:

Lake Huron North Channel

The Northern expansion of the Great Lakes Waterfront Trail, this 460-km route follows the North Channel of Lake Huron. It connects 26 communities along a signed route. The route offers picturesque views of the rugged Canadian Shield landscape, rolling farmland, lakes and rivers. An excellent mix of wilderness and waterfront. Explore heritage sites, scenic lookouts, delicious food and drink and the warm Northern hospitality of local communities. Download maps here

Lake Superior Coastline

A true “bucket list” experience for cyclists. As the highway hugs the shoreline you will witness the pinnacle views of the mightiest of the Great Lakes. The signed route highlights experience in local communities and additional routes to take cyclists off Hwy 17. There are 2 drive drive-and-ride cycling itineraries in Algoma Country: Sault Ste. Marie to Chippewa Falls and the Wawa Lake Lollipop Tour. Download maps here

Hiawatha Highlands

Awesome mountain biking can be found on the trails in Kinsmen Park. There are many cycling opportunities for all abilities. Riders will cross streams and witness spectacular views as the trail rolls through the lush forest of the conservation.
Download the Hiawatha Moutain Bike Trail map here
Download the Crystal Creek Trail map here

Bellevue Valley Trail System

Bellevue Valley is located northeast of Sault Ste. Marie with routes for every style of rider. Download a map here

St. Joseph Island

Explore the 70 km signed circle route. The Island is a hidden gem for cycling. It has a lot of appeal for cyclists because of its open country roads, beautiful scenic views of Lake Huron and its terrain for cyclists looking for different types of challenges. Learn more: A Guide to Cycling St. Joseph Island

Winter Fat Biking

Fat Bikes, or Snow Bikes, are like mountain bikes except you ride on hard-packed snow! This can be done on the trail systems at Hiawatha Highlands.

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Featured Packages

Partner Listings

Searchmont Resort

Searchmont, Ontario

Searchmont Resort located in the mountains of the Canadian Shield, 48 km north of Sault Ste. Marie with charming chalet and villa lodging.

Pine Portage Lodge

Wawa, OntarioBook Now

Pine Portage Lodge has been hosting fishing/hunting vacations since 1946 and offers excellent Accommodations, Dining and Guest Services.

Moose Horn Lodge

Chapleau, Ontario

Enjoy the wilderness of Northern Ontario & everything that it has to offer. Finally a place that when night falls nothing but darkness & stars.

The Water Tower Inn

Sault Ste. Marie, OntarioBook Now

The Water Tower Inn is a full-service independent Inn, with 176 well-appointed rooms, suites and family accommodations.

Hiawatha Highlands

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

Located in the north end of Sault Ste. Marie, 40 km of Nordic ski trails (2 km of which is lit until 9:30pm nightly) and 7 km of snowshoe trails.

South Bay Park

Elliot Lake, Ontario

Enjoy a piece of waterfront paradise in Elliot Lake, Ontario! Offering seasonal and overnight tent and trailer sites on the picturesque South Bay.

Lake Lauzon Resort & Marine

Algoma Mills, OntarioBook Now

Lake Lauzon Resort is open all year long for fishing, camping & beautiful scenery. We are glad to accept bookings for Winter, Spring, Summer or Fall.

Thessalon Lakeside Park Campground

Thessalon, OntarioBook Now

Adjacent to Lakeside Beach; on Lake Huron. The Lakeside Park Campground allows for perfect access to outdoor adventure and local amenities.

Blueberry Hill Campground

Goulais River, OntarioBook Now

On Hwy 17 North, 15 miles from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario. Motel and Campground open year round. Four bedroom cottage and a trailer available for rent.

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Thessalon Lakeside Park Campground

Thessalon, Ontario

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South Bay Park

Elliot Lake, Ontario

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Searchmont Resort

Searchmont, Ontario

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Pine Portage Lodge

Wawa, Ontario

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Moose Horn Lodge

Chapleau, Ontario

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Lake Lauzon Resort & Marine

Algoma Mills, Ontario

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Hiawatha Highlands

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

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Blueberry Hill Campground

Goulais River, Ontario

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The Water Tower Inn

Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario

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Business NameAddressCity/TownPhone Number
Blueberry Hill Campground2528 Hwy 17 NorthGoulais River ON, P0S 1E0705-649-5631
Hiawatha Highlands780 Landslide RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6A 6J8705-256-7258
Lake Lauzon Resort & Marine1479 B Hwy 17Algoma Mills ON, P0R 1A0705-849-0007
Moose Horn LodgePO Box 284Chapleau ON, P0M 1K0705-864-1875
Pine Portage LodgePO Box 1129A, 195 Mission RoadWawa ON, P0S 1K0705-856-2223
Searchmont Resort103 Searchmont Resort RoadSearchmont ON, POS 1J0705-781-2340
South Bay Park101 South Bay RoadElliot Lake ON, P5A 2S9705-848-2804
The Water Tower Inn360 Great Northern RoadSault Ste. Marie ON, P6B 4Z7705-949-8111
Thessalon Lakeside Park Campground110 Lakeside Drive, #100Thessalon ON, P0R 1L0705-842-2523
Follow Her North40 Hwy 583 North, RR2Hearst ON, P0L 1N0705-373-2948
Frontier LodgePO Box 278Elliot Lake ON, P5A 2J7705-848-2809
McCauley’s Havilland Bay5235 Hwy 17Goulais River ON, P0S 1E0705-541-8139