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Top Hiking & Biking Trails in Niagara Falls

5 minutes read Jul 28,2018
Top Hiking & Biking Trails in Niagara Falls

The sun is shining, the sky is blue, and it's a perfect day to explore the many hiking and biking trails in Niagara Falls! Though many of our Ontario RV resorts feature on-site nature trails, the best trails lie just a short distance away.

The Niagara region happens to be home to many amazing trails. It's also known for its temperate summer weather, which makes outdoor activity far more pleasant than it would be in warmer climates.

So if you're looking to do some hiking and biking, you've come to the right place. There are many beautiful places to get your daily dose of physical activity across the Niagara Region.

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Niagara Hiking Trails

Explore these beautiful hiking trails located throughout this area:

Niagara Gorge Trails

Take in picturesque views of the Niagara River as you hike through many kilometers of trails at the Niagara Gorge. If you're spending a day hiking here, make sure you're prepared with water, snacks, and sunscreen for a worry-free hike through the Gorge.

The Niagara Gorge is located in Niagara Falls, less than 20 minutes from Sun Retreats Sherkston Shores, and its sister resort at Pleasant Beach Campground. With its nearby location and varied trails, the Niagara Gorge is a perfect spot for casual and avid hikers.

Stevensville Conservation Area Trail

Experience a natural recreational trail right in the Town of Fort Erie. With a pavilion, picnic tables and washrooms within the trail, it's an ideal place to enjoy a great hike with the family followed by an afternoon picnic.

Morgan's Point Conservation Area Trail

Located in Wainfleet, just off Lake Erie, Morgan's Point is home to many natural habitats and scenic areas. With rest areas, fishing, and swimming along the way, this hiking trail makes for a memorable family adventure.

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Niagara Biking Trails

Check out these awesome bicycle trails for another way to explore the scenic Niagara Region:

Friendship Trail

Cycle through 13 kilometers of paved trails that travel through Fort Erie and Ridgeway! In addition to the main route, the Friendship Trail features connections to Port Colborne and the Niagara River Parkway Recreation Trail.

As a part of the Trans Canada Trail Link, this trail boasts scenic routes for all travelers. With links to the trail less than five minutes away from Sherkston Shores and Pleasant Beach, this trail is very accessible for campers.

Welland Canals Parkway Trail

Prepare for a great ride as you make your way from Port Colborne to St. Catharines along the 45-kilometer Welland Canals Parkway Trail. The start of this trail is less than 10 minutes from RV resorts in Sherkston and provides the opportunity for a great ride through many towns.

Additionally, summertime is a great opportunity to see the ships that make their way through the Welland Canal. You'll also get a glimpse at the many locks along the route. The trail begins at Lake Erie and finishes at Lake Ontario with plenty of great stops along the path.

Niagara River Recreation Trail

Take your bike from Fort Erie and make your way up the map to as far as Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Niagara River Recreation Trail is 56 kilometers long and has many stops to explore along the way, including Niagara Falls, a major tourist attraction of the region.  

After a long day of hiking or biking through some of the greatest trails in the Niagara region, it's easy to relax at our southern Ontario RV resorts in Sherkston! Kick back on the beach or cozy up by the campfire and enjoy a weekend with us as you experience a true vacation in Canada.

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