The Algonquin, Haliburton and Muskoka regions offer a wide variety of mountain bike trails suitable for different skill levels. From Algonquin Park’s Old Railway Bike Trail suitable for families, to the professional Buckwallow Trails in Gravenhurst and downhill runs at Sir Sam’s in Haliburton there’s something for everyone.
Looking to discover something new? Join us on Tuesday evenings in the spring, summer and fall for our weekly group rides, just bring your own bike or rent one of ours to experience trails not listed on this page.
Algonquin Outfitters in Huntsville features a full-service bike shop with a complete line of parts and accessories for fixing or upgrading your bike. Our bike staff are riders who love the sport. If they aren’t in the shop chances are good you’ll find them out on the trails at local races.
AO carries a full line of mountain bikes for whatever kind of riding you do: cross-country, trail, free ride, downhill or dirt jumping. Drop by the bike shop and ask about these special services: (705-787-0262 x24)
- Camp Bike Fleet Sales and Leasing
- Demo Bike Program
- Rental Fleet
- Race Teams
- Full Bike Service Shop
- Professional Bike Fitting
Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail (Algonquin Park)
The Minnesing Mountain Bike Trail is a steep, rugged mountain bike trail consisting of hilly, sometimes muddy, terrain filled with rock, roots and obstacles unsuitable for small children and unfit adults.
This trail is intended for experienced mountain bikers only. Hazardous sections containing mud, sand/soft soil, exposed roots, and rocky uphill and downhill terrain exist throughout the trail. The use of a helmet is recommended and caution be taken to avoid injury and equipment damage. Park visitors using this trail do so at their own risk. (Trail Map) (Our Page)
Length: 4.7 to 23.4 km
Location: The Minnesing Trail is located on the north side of Highway 60 at km 23.
Old Railway Bike Trail (Algonquin Park)
The Old Railway Bike Trail is a leisurely family bicycle trail during spring, summer and fall. During the winter, the trail is a multi-purpose winter recreation trail. For most of its 16 kilometre distance the trail follows the abandoned bed of the historic Ottawa, Arnprior, and Parry Sound Railway, opened in 1896 and decommissioned in 1959. The Old Railway Bike Trail runs from Rock Lake Campground to near Cache Lake. (Trail Map) (Our Page)
Length: 16 km (one way)
Location: Access to the Old Railway Bike Trail is available from our Lake of Two Rivers Store, (along with adult and youth bike rentals). Access is also available form the following campgrounds: Mew Lake Campground, Kearney Lake Campground, Coon Lake Campground, Pog Lake Campground & Rock Lake Campground
During the winter, the Old Railway Trail is best accessed via the Mew Lake Campground near the heated comfort station.
Byers Lake Bike Trail (South Algonquin Park)
A short mountain bike trail of 6.5 km (13 km round trip) and moderate degree of difficulty can also be accessed east of the Kingscote Access Point. Once on the mountain bike trail, there is an interesting 150-metre side trail that provides access to Gut Rapids, which is a narrow scenic canyon on the York River. (Trail Map) (Our Page)
Length: 13 km round trip
Location: The trailhead is located about 10 km east from the Kingscote Access Point on the Elephant Lake Road north of Harcourt, Ontario.
Buckwallow Cycling Centre (Muskoka)
One of Ontario’s prime riding destinations, Buckwallow Cycling Centre has a great mix of buff singletrack, open fireroads and rocky technical sections to keep even the most capable riders on their toes. Buckwallow is one of the best maintained and diverse riding destinations in the region and worth every penny to ride there.
Riders are typically greeted by owner Mike McLaughlin and his son who are always at the ready to make sure your experience at Buckwallow is one you will enjoy and remember. (Trail Map) Contact: (705) 687-8858 (Our Page)
Length: 30 km of trails
Location: 1064 Reay Rd. Gravenhurst, Ontario P0C 1G0
Porcupine Ridge Mountain Bike Trail (Muskoka)
Rated as some of the most technically challenging mountain biking trails in Ontario, Porcupine Ridge is a long standing favourite to those riders seeking to test their skills and endurance. The mountain bike park is designed, and caters to advanced and expert level riders only. Riders are rewarded for their efforts with stunning landscapes, including a bird’s eye view of Lake Muskoka, many rolling granite outcroppings, and moss carpeted woodland. Trails continually surprise with countless rock gardens, roots, drop-offs, and many man made technical trail features including bridges, teeter-totters and jumps. (Trail Map) www.porcupineridge.ca (Our Page)
Length: 12 km of trails
Location: 1623 Golden Beach Rd, Bracebridge, ON (across from Santa’s Village)
Sir Sam’s Mountain Bike Trail (Haliburton)
Sir Sam’s offers 23km of riding trails, 6km of hiking/running trails, chair lifts, and an easy walk-on, walk-off surface lift… they proudly provide terrain and facilities for riders and hikers of every age and level of ability. (Trail Map) Information 705-754-2298. (Our Page)
Length: 23 km of trails
Location: 1054 Liswood Road, Eagle Lake, ON K0M 1M0