Hiking & Biking

Find your biking trail…There are over 430 km of designated bicycling trails through Chatham-Kent that lead you through the City of Chatham, a lovely loop from Chatham to Thamesville and back, or a mostly down-slope cruise from Chatham to Rondeau Park. Or carve out your own path along the Thames River or lake shores. To find designated bike routes, go to


Hop on your motorcycle and cruise along the edge of a sun-sparkled Lake Erie (South Shore Tour) or follow a road that was taken by British soldiers in centuries past (Thames Talbot Route. Thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts every year agree that the scenic route along Lake Erie’s shoreline is one of the best touring routes in North America. One of the most interesting routes is through Chatham-Kent with its 160 km (100 miles) of shoreline.For route details, visit: www.chatham-kent.ca/Tourism/things-to-do/outdoor-touring

Slap on some walking shoes and set out on one of C-K’s many groomed walking trails. Whether you prefer rural, urban, creekside, riverside, bayside, or lakeside, there is a trail that will suit you.  Don’t foget your binoculars, as there are many natural sites you will find in C-K’s “banana belt” climate that you won’t find in other parts of Ontario.

For a list of trails: www.chathamkenttrails.ca