Bike the Creek Registration Open25 Feb 2020, Posted by Brampton Cycling, Events-GTA Cycling, Region of Peel Cycling in
Bike the Creek June 13, 2020 our 7th annual signature cycling event has been cancelled.
Due to precautionary measures surrounding COVID-19, Toronto and Region Conservation Authority (TRCA), City of Brampton, City of Mississauga, Town of Caledon, Region of Peel and BikeBrampton have made the collective decision to cancel the 2020 Bike the Creek event scheduled for Saturday June 13th.
We look forward to welcoming you all at the 2021 Bike the Creek event on Saturday June 12th.
Save the Date for June 12, 2021
Bike the Creek is a FREE event aimed at encouraging people of all ages to discover the joys of cycling. Join hundreds of cyclists in our fun family ride through the spectacular valleys, trails and historic landmarks, urban and rural settings of the Region of Peel. The theme for 2020 is Environmentally Sustainable Communities.
Did you know what’s NEW for 2020?
Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon have all declared a climate emergency, leading to our 2020 theme of Environmentally Sustainable Communities.
The backbone of ‘Bike the Creek’ routes is the Etobicoke Creek Trail; a Region of Peel ravine corridor of fields, trees, native plants, and animals. It forms a migratory path for birds. This unique corridor provides walking and cycling for recreation and commuting.
Discover multiple stormwater ponds along Etobicoke Creek that make our ravine more flood resilient.
NEW Route Length Choices
Our NEW routes range from 5 – 75 km.
NEW this year is a short 5 km option for 12 km Family Ride. Almost all on trail, this route was designed for new riders and families with small children. Visit our Bike Rodeo back at Jim Archdekin.
In addition to a 50 km Town Ride, we have a NEW 75 km for those wanting extra distance and more challenge cycling the hills of Caledon. Caledon Villages of Southfields and Valleywood are connected by the Etobicoke Creek Trail, which is now NEWLY paved south to Mayfield Rd.
NEW Bike Lanes & Crossride Signals
NEW buffered bike lane on Brampton’s Heart Lake Road is featured in 12 km Family, Nature & Toronto Pearson Rides.
Check out the NEW bike lane on Brampton’s Central Park Drive in Toronto Pearson Ride.
Press the button to activate the NEW signalized bike crossride on Kennedy Road. It connects the Etobicoke Creek Trail on Toronto Pearson Ride.
Press the button again for the other signalized bike crossride at Queen St from James to Scott, on Toronto Pearson Ride.
NEW Sites to Check out
Toronto Pearson Ride extends further east, to Brampton’s gorgeous Professor’s Lake.
Check out the Cheltenham Badlands on Caledon’s Olde Baseline Road.
Did you know the 12 km Family, Nature and City Rides all stop at Brampton’s Historic Bovaird House pavilion? Visit the Pendergast Log Cabin.
If you have never experienced the thrill of crossing over #410 on a dedicated Active Transportation bridge, check out Toronto Pearson Ride’s Franceschini Bridge with its amazing multicoloured deck artwork.
Did you know that Etobicoke Creek Trail runs under #410 and #407? It is paved south to Mount Charles Park, Mississauga, part of Toronto Pearson Ride south to the GTAA Toronto Pearson Airport. You might see jets landing on the adjacent runway, or a Hawk soaring. Stop to use the cool bike tool stand at the Mississauga pavilion.
We listened to your Feedback
We are incorporating NEW shapes as well as colours to mark our route signs!