Great Places to Ride: Mississauga

Published June 22, 2018 15:30

We are excited to announce our Great Places to Ride Series as we celebrate 2018 Bike Month across the GTHA and Guelph. These weekly features will give you a host of ideas on where to ride in your community. Whether you cycle to work, ride the trails on the weekend, or simply bike to get around town, we hope you’ll discover something new!

For this week's installment, we're featuring the Lake Aquitaine Trail in the Meadowvale area of Mississauga.

All photographs: Nicholas Jones

Lake Aquitaine Trail: A hidden gem

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Mississauga has a host of multi-use trails. Many of the trails are long and continuous, featuring underpasses and bridges at major road crossings, which are often hard to negotiate when cycling. One of these is the Lake Aquitaine Trail, which will be used for the Ontario 55+ Games.

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You may not know that this trail system is right in your backyard - it's truly a hidden gem!

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Discover this extensive trail system behind the Meadowvale Community Centre for a smooth ride and many scenic stopping points.

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Clear signage points people walking, rolling, and wheeling to destinations along the way.

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Where do you ride?

Let us know where you’re riding by tagging us on Twitter @BikeMonth and Facebook @Bike Month, and/or using #BikeMonth across social media platforms.

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About Bike Month

Bike Month 2018 kicks off on Monday, May 28 and continues until the end of June with hundreds of interesting and fun things to do, including rides, guided bike tours, festivals, art shows, film screenings, and so much more.

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Coming May 1, take the Bike Month pledge!

Pledge to ride to school or work on Bike to Work Day, Monday May 27 and/or throughout June for a chance to win one of three trips for two courtesy of VIA Rail (to Quebec City, Montreal or Ottawa) or a weekend getaway courtesy of Welcome Cyclists. Contest closes June 18.

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