Ontario Motorcycle Routes—A Complete Listing

Ontario has dozens of established motorcycle touring routes. From the the vast forests of Lake Temiskaming to the sweeping curves of Georgian Bay, there is a route for every kind of rider in this vast and untamed province.

What follows here is a complete list of the known routes in Ontario, including a write-up on each route and direct links to maps for help in planning your next big trip. Or check out the Ultimate Northern Ontario Road Trip, covering every major road in Northern Ontario and then some! Riders of all persuasions are invited to come along for as much or as little as they like.

Click on any of the routes below to learn more...

Ride Lake Superior

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The largest of Ontario's Great Lakes is surrounded on every coast by endless stretches of winding roads, beautiful sights and exciting destinations. Some riders spend years completing the entire Great Lake Circle Tour and these roads are where they'll spend a bulk of that time. Whether you're looking for an adventure of a lifetime or just want to check out some new routes between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay or Minnesota to Algoma, Northwestern Ontario delivers. Have a look at the map to see just what a monster it is. 

Algoma Country

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A must for every Ontario motorcyclist, this incredbile part of the province offers roadways winding through awe-inspiring backdrops with breathtaking vistas and crystal clear waters. With four distinct routes to choose from allow the rider to personalize their Algoma adventure. Here is map of the Grand Algoma Tour, one of our favourites.

Ride Northwest Ontario

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This is as far west as you can ride in Ontario. The Nor'Wester connects the Lake Superior Circle Tour motorcycle route with the rest of western Canada. It's a in a loop so you can explore different roads coming and going from the west. This map includes a lot of the great sights and destinations to be found.

Ride the North

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The legendary landscape of North-Eastern Ontario is rife with wide-open skies and breathtaking vistas you'll never forget. There are five great circle tours offering the most biker friendly attractions, accommodations, restaurants and repair shops along the way. Have a look at the Lake Temiskaming Circle Tour Map to get started.

Georgian Bay Coastal Route

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The many routes established around Georgian Bay offer many options for vacations or just day trips. Including the awe-inspiring views of the the bay cut out of the Canadian Shield, peaceful country roads, tall pines and the motorcycle friendly Manitoulin Island. Check out the map of the routes on the island and try to resist!

Ride Grey-Bruce

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Bound by Lake Huron to the West and Georgian Bay to the North, there is a ton of coastline to ride in Grey-Bruce. This picture-perfect tourist region is great for weekend get-aways with different tours featuring delicious food, amazing sights and rich history. This map of the Epic Road Tour shows some of the twisting, flowing and paved country roads the area is famous for. 

Ontario's Highlands

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This stunning part of the province between Algonquin Park and Ottawa includes the turns of the winding Opengo Line through Renfrew County. Glorious treetops and their golden hues in autumn make it clear that it's all about the journey rather than the destination. Low-traffic twisty roads abound on this map of the Calabogie Boogie route. 

Cruise the Coast: Ontario's South Coast

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Warm weather and plentiful beaches make for great summer riding in Ontario's Southwest. Small homes with plenty of wide-open spaces dominate the landscape. The area is home to Port Dover's famous Friday the 13th event. The Cruise the Coast Motorcycle Map shows the rider-approved routes and biker-friendly stops in the area. 

Lennox & Addington County: L&A Rides

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Just west of Kingston lie the counties of Lennox and Addington. Well-maintained roads offer a great variety of curves and rolling hills, and the breathtaking scenic views are well worth seeing. Along the way you'll visit the charming communities that give L&A County it's rich rural flavour. Check out the Big Ride map to see what's in store.

Ride the Counties

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The twists, turns, hills and views of Southwestern Ontario will take you away. Ride into the long sunset along Lake Huron, travel through the breathtaking views in the countryside, make your way to wonderful cultural experiences, traverse in and out of unique villages and cities. Have a look at the Ride the Counties Map to start exploring!

Ontario is Rider Ready

We're constantly scouring the province for new and interesting routes. If we've missed something, don't hesitate to contact us. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and let us know. Check out our events listing for all motorcycle-related events in Ontario.

About Mike Jacobs

Mike is an avid Northern traveller, having spent years traversing its backroads, and visiting its remote lodges and fun cities by car, RV, motorcycle, and boat. There's always something new to discover in the North and Mike never shies away from the next great adventure. Mike is the chairman of the board for the Tourism Technology Company.

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