Cycling in Waterloo Region

The Hydrocut Trails

There are plenty of options for cycling in Waterloo Region all year long. Whether it’s for a tour of the Region’s vibrant landscapes and history, or for a daily commute, we have compiled resources for visitors and residents to view before hopping on their bikes!


With trails winding throughout each of our cities and townships, there are many different landscapes for you to explore in Waterloo Region. From a leisurely ride to top mountain bike trails, take a look at our breakdown to find trails that are perfect for you!

Plan your ride

Region of Waterloo Cycling Map & Guide

This first edition of the Regional Cycling Map is a unique community engagement tool. The Region of Waterloo wanted to know what should be included, and how it should be presented, from those who were using the map and cycling in Waterloo Region. The comment period for the first edition is now closed. Feedback will be summarized in 2017 to plan and prepare the next edition of the map.

Urban Area

Region of Waterloo Cycling Map & Guide

Rural Area

Region of Waterloo Cycling Map & Guide

Cycling in Ontario Magazine

Waterloo Region has been featured in Ontario By Bike’s 2018 Cycling in Ontario Guide! See the feature on page 21, available in both English and French.

Cycling in Ontario Magazine Cover - 2017 issue
Le Velo en Ontario Magazine Cover - 2018 issue

Helpful Links

The Hydrocut – Consistently ranked as one of the top mountain biking destinations in Ontario

Trailforks – A mountain biking trail database and management system

27 Bicycle Friendly Businesses in Waterloo Region


Woolwich Township On-Road Cycling Routes

Cycling Safety – Region of Waterloo


Pedal power: Biking across Waterloo Region


Steaming Nostril – April 

KW Classic – June

Cambridge Tour de Grand – June

Kitchener Twilight Grand Prix – July

Fieldstone Criterium of Cambridge – July (no event in 2019 due to road construction)

  • Drone Footage from the K-W Classic: Hawkesville