York Century Bike Trail

bikeYork Century Bike Trail
(100 km, Town of Newmarket, Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville, Town of East Gwillimbury, Town of Georgina)

The ‘century’ is a legendary ride among cyclists originating in the late 1800’s. The more modern “metric century” in York Region offers a memorable route easily accessed from anywhere in the GTA. Starting in the town of Newmarket, this smooth, paved route takes you to Lake Simcoe and provides plenty of stops to re-charge. Consider lunch or an overnight stay at the luxurious Briar’s Resort and Spa. You will surely enjoy the historic villages along the way. Plan to linger along the Simcoe shoreline and enjoy the spectacular views from Lake Drive.


  • Ride Rating:
    • Experienced road cyclist – paved shoulders and mixed traffic on quieter roads
      • Recreational cyclists option – ride along Lake Drive and Hedge Road from Keswick to Sibbald Point Provincial Park
    • Surface: Road
    • Possible Starting Points:
      • Davis Drive and Highway 404 Carpool Lot (Newmarket) – overnight parking
      • Woodbine and Highway 404 Carpool Lot (East Gwillimbury) – overnight parking
      • York Regional Forest Brown Hill Tract (East Gwillimbury) – overnight parking
      • The ROC (Georgina) – overnight parking
      • Accommodations at B&Bs, Briar’s Resort or camping at Sibbald Point Provincial Park
    • Detailed maps:

Visit york.ca/cycling to see more cycling tour routes.