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Peterborough-Lakefield Rotary Greenway Trail

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Connects downtown (& Little Lake) to Trent University A+++

Bike through Beavermead Park and along Little Lake waterfront, through the locks, and up into the... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2017
James B
Burlington, Canada
A city of bikepaths!

This bike path is used by young and old alike. It extends several miles, from downtown... read more

Reviewed November 9, 2016
Lois/William L
North Bay
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Oct 14, 2017
“Connects downtown (& Little Lake) to Trent University A+++”
Nov 9, 2016
“A city of bikepaths!”
Enjoy a 10km ride from Peterborough to Lakefield along the old CN line. Great scenic ride. The Lakefield Rotary Greenway railtrail is actually just a continuation of the paved Peterborough Greenway trail.
129-133 Sophia St, Peterborough, Ontario K9H 1E2, Canada
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Reviewed October 14, 2017

Bike through Beavermead Park and along Little Lake waterfront, through the locks, and up into the Rotary Path (a short jaunt through city streets. You will pass the Ashburnham Ale House (stop and try a pint: a must on the way back) and lots of...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank James B
Reviewed November 9, 2016

This bike path is used by young and old alike. It extends several miles, from downtown Peterborough, all the way to Lakefield (the first village). It is an asphalt trail and there are benches along the way to take a rest. I have used it...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Lois/William L
Reviewed October 24, 2016

We certainly did not, until a recent trip to visit relatives and a chance to hop on our bikes to stretch our legs from a longish drive. Oh, what fun to discover the many trails around town. We made a full weekend of it (besides...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank sharonandmatt2015
Reviewed August 22, 2016

The trail from Peterborough to Lakefield is a well marked flat ride of about 35km return. We rode to Lakefield for a wonderful lunch at a French restaurant and then did a relaxing ride back to Peterborough. The trail provides some views of the river...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Matty348
Reviewed August 1, 2016

If you enjoy a leisurely bike ride with not too many hills and great scenery this is the adventure for you. From the beautiful Trent Severn waterway to the unique shops in Lakefield there is something for everyone

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank michcalder
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Peterborough-Lakefield Rotary Greenway Trail is a rare and wonderful gem that winds through the heart of historic Peterborough along the Otonabee River all the way to Lakefield, there are excellent little parkettes along the way and a couple of really big parks as well. Walk...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank William M
Reviewed October 14, 2015

Love to run this trail, from east city to Trent university, or to little lake. Walk my dog every day along the trail. Liliacs spectacular in spring, herons and ducks and beavers and turtles, canadian color in the fall, winter magic

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Barb B
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Love running along the trail and by and over the river. Great way to explore the Peterborough Waterfront areas on foot or with two wheels. Highly recommend taking it all the way up to the University.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank TorontoBoris
Reviewed July 25, 2015

I liked the trail because it is a good afternoon's outing. From town to town and through a university it has allot to see. The trail is beside the river and goes by 'The Cabin' a very good burger joint. I rode my bike on...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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