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Description of the Area

Download Pickering to Port Hope trail PDF


Ajax---PROAjax is the first community along the Waterfront Trail to achieve a completely off-road Waterfront Trail from end to end. It is a beautiful stretch of continuous asphalt Trail.

  • Great views of Lake Ontario
  • Amenities (washrooms and refreshments) available in Rotary Park at Duffins Creek. Washrooms available at Veterans Point Gardens (formerly Harwood Point Gardens). Carruthers Marsh Pavilion (washrooms, concession)
  • At the foot of Harwood Ave. S. you will find Veterans Point Gardens, dedicated to HMS Ajax, the Royal Navy ship after which the Town was named. Great interpretation panels describe the Town's history.
  • Connection to Trans Canada Trail along Duffins Creek.

Local Map

Main Access Points (with parking) 

Ajax Waterfront Trail

  • Rotary Park - Lake Driveway West, west of Harwood Ave.
  • Ajax Waterfront Park - foot of Pickering Beach Rd. South
  • Carruthers Marsh Pavilion - Audley and Ashbury

Resources, Local Maps and Connecting Trails

Local Maps

Local map of trails is on the Ajax website

www.visitajax.ca/en/welcome/resources/ajax_trailsystem_map2010.pdf or can be picked up at community centres and most Ajax facilities.

Trail Connections

The City of Ajax has a comprehensive website including trail connections, trail maps and Welcome Cyclists locations:

The cycling map is available for download here:

Durham Tourism

Tourism Information

How to Get there and Public Transit Information

GO Transit - Train & Bus Station
Greyhound Station - at GO Station
Greyhound busses are not equipped with bicycle racks. www.greyhound.ca
Oakville Transit
Durham Region Transit