Cycling in Perth & District

Purchase a Perth Cycling Jersey at the Chamber Office!

If you’re keen to tread lightly while visiting this great area, here is a fantastic way to do so – cycle tours.

The Perth and District Chamber of Commerce has designed detailed maps of nine cycling routes that range from a 10-kilometre jaunt in an around Perth to a challenging full-day, 93-km excursion through Lanark Highlands.

There is an abundance of lakes and rivers, rolling farmlands and pockets of wetlands and woodlands along quiet rural roads – a perfect way to explore the area.

Make a day of it or stay longer and take advantage of the many outstanding accommodations on offer in Perth and District, not to mention the range of restaurants.

 

Preview the Maps:


Route 1 - GLEN TAY - 15 km

BEGINNER  -  SHORT & FLAT

Route 2 - MURPHY’S POINT  -  42 km

DIFFICULT - LONG WITH SIGNIFICANT HILLY TERRAIN

Route 3 - HARPER/BALDERSON - 26  km

BEGINNER - SHORT & FLAT

Route 4 - MABERLY – 93 km

DIFFICULT - LONG WITH SIGNIFICANT HILLY TERRAIN

Route 5 - FALLBROOK  - 25 km

INTERMEDIATE – MEDIUM LENGTH WITH SOME ROLLING HILLS

Route 6 - MIDDLEVILLE  - 31 km

INTERMEDIATE  - MEDIUM LENGTH WITH SOME ROLLING HILLS

Route 7 – MCDONALDS CORNERS - 40 km

DIFFICULT - LONG WITH SIGNIFICANT HILLY TERRAIN

Route 8 – FERGUSON FALLS - 24  km

INTERMEDIATE - MEDIUM LENGTH WITH SOME ROLLING HILLS

To download hi-resolution  copies that you can print off at home, please read the disclaimer below:

Disclaimer:

This cycling map has been developed to assist in planning bicycle trips throughout the County of Lanark. Users of this cycling map are responsible for their own safety and use these routes at their own risk. Users should consider not only route conditions but also their level of experience, comfort level riding in traffic, traffic conditions and traffic volume, weather, time of day, and any obstacles, such as construction or potholes, when cycling on any route within the County of Lanark. Certain of the roads and highways on this cycling map, including Highway #511, have high traffic volume and are used regularly by transport trucks. Cyclists should exercise the same level of caution whether riding on a route designated by this map or any non-designated route.

The County of Lanark, Town of Perth, Perth & District Chamber of Commerce and others involved in the design and publication of this map and the cycling routes are not responsible for any loss or damage users may suffer as a result of using this cycling map or the cycling routes. The County of Lanark, Town of Perth, Perth & District Chamber of Commerce, and their directors, officers, employees, owners, volunteers and staff do not warrant the safety of any route, highway, road, street or designated cycling route shown on this cycling map.

Download Cycling Route Map

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  • Waiver:

    Waiver: Having read the foregoing material and as a condition of using this cycling map, the users of this cycling map waive, release, and discharge, for themselves and their heirs, executors, administrators, successors and assigns, any rights or claims which the users have or may hereafter have against the directors, officers, employees, owners, volunteers and staff of the County of Lanark, Town of Perth, Perth & District Chamber of Commerce and other sponsoring businesses and organizations, for any and all damages which may be sustained by the users directly or indirectly in connection with their use of this cycling map or the cycling routes.||

Ride Safely: Follow the Rules of the Road

Cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as drivers. The Highway Traffic Act applies to cyclists too.

Turning: Always shoulder check when making a turn. Use a hand signal to indicate your turn direction.

Passing: Passing on the left is best. Ride no closer than one metre from parked cars.
Lane position: If a lane is narrow or has no shoulder, ride near the middle of the lane for improved visibility and safety. Always shoulder check before changing lanes or position on the road.