When winter is in full swing in midtown Toronto, not much beats a hot beverage inside your warm apartment unit. Around spring where the snow starts to melt, residents are itching to get outside and take advantage of the warmer weather. When looking for apartment rentals in Midtown Toronto, you can be rest assured there are many great trails and sports to explore and get some great exercise.


The internet has made finding just about anything very simple. Finding trails is no exception. While that is true, simply wandering around midtown Toronto, you will also be to stumble upon some of the fantastic trails it has in store.




Cycling trails

The city of Toronto has made a serious investment in helping riders get access to new bicycle lanes and the best cycling trails. They have provided a city cycling map on their website. Additionally, websites like ridethecity.com make it easy to find the best destination for trails and even a safe commute to work.


– Kay Gardner Trail


After taking advantage of these websites you will notice both the Kay Gardner Beltline Park trail, as well as Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Both are fantastic cycling trails and both have been ranked in BlogTO’s top bike paths in the city ranking.

Suggested trails – Kay Gardner Trail, Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Walking trails


One of the reasons neighbourhoods in Toronto’s midtown boast such high walk scores is based on the fact there are so many great shopping, dining, and entertainment options in walking distance. However, the scenic trails also offer residents the opportunity to clear their heads and enjoy a pleasant nature walk. The trail in Mount Pleasant Cemetery was recently ranked as one of the best walking paths in the city by BlogTO.

Suggested trails – Alexander Muir Park, Kay Gardner Trail, Mount Pleasant Cemetery.

Need to gear up for the trails?


There are many sporting goods stores in midtown. For running and cycling apparel, there is a SportChek, Sporting Life, a Lulu Lemon Athletica, and other sporting good shops just north of Eglinton on Yonge. Just south of those, cyclists can find Cyclepath Norco, Biketoons and Trek Bicycle store. Additionally, Sporting Life and SportChek offer a selection of bicycles.

For more insight into living in Midtown Toronto, stay tuned to the Shiplake blog.