West of Barrie

Travel west of Barrie where you’ll find the quaint towns of Midhurst, Elmvale, Minesing, Stayner and Wasaga. Hidden gems can be found within these towns including the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority’s Minesing Wetlands, the world’s longest freshwater beach, Wasaga Beach and much more.

TRAILS

Located at 2289 Nursery Rd, Midhurst, Copeland forest is full of towering maple, oak, beech, and ever green trees. The trail is part of the 200 km Ganaraska Trail from Port Hope to Glen Huron. Within the forest there are a variety of trails, so you can tailor the length of your cycle to your personal preference.

Located in Midhurst, north of highway 90, the North Simcoe Rail trail is over 30 km of unpaved gravel trail. The trail borders the Minesing Wetlands, Historic Fort Willow, and Mayer’s Marsh making for a scenic trip. The trail connects to the Nine Mile Portage at the southern end and Tiny Trail at the north end.

Located in Springwater Township, the trail overlooks the Minesing Swamp and connects to the Nine Mile Portage. You must pay a fee to enter this trail.

For the best cycling routes in these area, learn from the experts:

mapmyride.com/barrie
ontariobybike.ca/simcoe
ridewithgps.com/stayner

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