From Bridge 1, ride along the Welland Canal on the 42 km section of the Greater Niagara Cirle Route. While in Thorold, see massive ships climb the Niagara Escarpment. Ascending 42.5 metres/139.5 feet, the world’s largest flight locks is an absolute “must see” from the Lock 7 Viewing Centre.
Heading south, pass along the banks of the abandoned section of the Canal. At Port Robinson, hop aboard the only ferry crossing the Welland Canal then end your journey at the charming dockside district of Port Colborne.
The Greater Niagara Circle Route trail system is over 140 kilometres in length and suitable for walking, cycling and rollerblading. For more information visit: www.niagaracyclingtourism.com.