Saugeen Shores is committed to creating a bicycle friendly community by providing you with safe trails and routes, whether you ride for leisure, for recreation or to commute. Expand the sections below to learn more.

Where to cycle in Saugeen Shores

View the interactive map of cycling trails in Saugeen Shores.

Printed maps are available at our bicycle-friendly businesses and the Port Elgin or Southampton Visitor Information Centres.

Request a printed map

The following links may also help you plan your cycling route:

2019 cycling events

  • Just Add Bikes! Bike Rodeo and Canadian Tire Jumpstart Day - May 25, 11am-2pm
  • Southampton Bike Rodeo and Maintenance Clinic - First week of June, date to be confirmed
  • Bike to School Challenge - June 10 to 14
  • Bike to Work Day - June 27, 7:30-9am
  • Saugeen Shores Guided Social Bike Rides – returning in June 2019
  • Bike Valet, Canada Day Fireworks - July 1
  • Bike Valet, Marine Heritage Festival – July 26 – 28
  • War on the Shore Criterium and free kids' race – July 28
  • Gran Fondo Lake Huron – August 18
  • Saugeen Shores Glow Bike - September 28, 6-8pm

Bicycle-friendly businesses

Local bicycle friendly certified businesses are accommodators, food services, attractions, cycling related businesses and organizations that support cycle tourism.

If you own a business that meets the bicycle-friendly business criteria, you can register for this free promotional opportunity.

Tips to share the road and ride safe

Learn how you can help keep Saugeen Shores safe by respecting all road users and obeying the rules of the road.

 Bike safety videos

1 Metre Passing Law Campaign

It Moves Us All Campaign

The Dutch Reach Campaign

How to Pass a Cyclist

Keep Visible While Cycling

How to Cycle in Conflict Areas

Becoming a bicycle friendly community

In 2017, the Town of Saugeen Shores worked with Share the Road Cycling Coalition to develop a report and recommendations to become a Bicycle Friendly Community. Community engagement and a local infrastructure tour were part of the report process.

Learn more about the project by listening to The Shore Report or viewing the 2017-2022 Report or Executive Summary.