News from Around Canadian Trails

Interested in trails in Canada? Why not learn about them through the links to the news of the groups making and supporting trails in Canada! Equine Industry Symposium CRHRA Newsletter Ontario Trails – Trailwise Newfoundland Trailway Island Trails NSTrails SentierNBTrails Conseil Quebecois du Loisir Trails Manitoba SaskTrails Alberta TrailNet Outdoor Recreation Council of BC AQCC … More News from Around Canadian Trails

Parks reaffirms commitment to backcountry trails

Some of Jasper’s most beloved backcountry trails will get some much needed repairs over the next few years. The Skyline, Tonquin and Brazeau Loop trails, as well as backcountry areas on Maligne Lake, are all high on the priority list to be fix and repaired. “We consider backcountry trails to be as important as front … More Parks reaffirms commitment to backcountry trails

THE RAIL BED SHOULD BE DEVELOPED AS A RECREATIONAL TRAIL

Imagine a new local attraction that will boost tourism, increase economic activity for downtown merchants and encourage greater community ties between Mississippi Mills and Carleton Place. A local citizens’ group, Friends of OVRT, is speaking to community leaders about their vision for the development of approximately 30 kms of the rail trail into a non-motorized … More THE RAIL BED SHOULD BE DEVELOPED AS A RECREATIONAL TRAIL

Upload your photos of The Great Trail to WIN!

Did you know 80% of Canadians live within 30 minutes of The Great Trail? As the longest recreational trail in the world, the Trans Canada Trail offers a wide range of activities through a variety of landscapes – urban, rural and wilderness, along greenways, waterways and roadways. Such diversity makes for countless opportunities to capture … More Upload your photos of The Great Trail to WIN!

Bright lights ahead for Grand Falls-Windsor ski trails, thanks to new funding

Cross-country ski trails in Grand Falls-Windsor will be getting an upgrade this summer, with the federal and provincial governments teaming up to spend $677,000. The money will be used to upgrade the existing trails near Scott Avenue as well as to construct a new route. In addition, the Exploits Valley Cross-Country Ski Club will get a new … More Bright lights ahead for Grand Falls-Windsor ski trails, thanks to new funding

Four great snowshoeing adventures at our doorstep

It has been a  roller-coaster winter, weather wise.  Winter is not yet going away, and there remains plenty of time to go snowshoeing. Snowshoeing has been around for thousands of years, almost truly a Canadian activity.  The art of snowshoeing has become more sophisticated over time.  From the early wood-frame to the aluminum-frame models, snowshoeing … More Four great snowshoeing adventures at our doorstep

List: Outdoor skating rinks and trails in Southern Ontario

Brant County Andrew Pate Park Rink 85 Viscount Rd Brantford For hours and rink status Anne Good Park Rink 50 Allensgate Drive Brantford For hours and rink status Brier Park Rink 45 Winding Way Brantford For hours and rink status niCedarland Park 160 Ashgrove Ave. Brantford For hours and rink status Centennial Park 39 Ellenson … More List: Outdoor skating rinks and trails in Southern Ontario

No ice is safe ice, Toronto police remind residents on warm Family Day weekend

“No ice is safe ice,” Toronto police are reminding residents as the sun shines and temperatures climb well above zero. Const. Corey Smith, spokesperson for Toronto Police Service’s Marine Unit, said Sunday that ice over ponds and larger bodies of water can soften quickly even though it may appear thick in spots. Toronto just crushed a February high … More No ice is safe ice, Toronto police remind residents on warm Family Day weekend

Snowshoers hit the trails for fourth annual race

CORNWALL, Ontario – The Friends of the Summerstown Trails (FOTST) held their fourth annual Summerstown Forest Dion Snowshoe Race this Sat. Feb. 11. While the air was frigid, it didn’t stop outdoor enthusiasts from making the most of a true winter day on the trails. The race, which is the sixth of seven in the … More Snowshoers hit the trails for fourth annual race

While February may not seem like the ideal time for cycling, a convention in Montreal is discussing the growth of just such an activity. The city of Montreal puts effort into ensuring the network of bike paths can be used year round. On some days, it may seem like the paths only get used by … More