Mr. Akaash Maharaj – Keynote Speaker

This November Trailhead Canada is inviting all interested Canadians to participate in the first national discussion about trails. Part of our program format is to educate, engage in work groups and hear from a number of Keynote Speakers. The Trailhead Canada planning team is very pleased to be working with Akaash Maharaj and grateful to him for agreeing to be a Keynote…

Trailhead Canada Logo Released!

Love trails? Download the logo and use it as your profile pic! The event organizers wish to thank the team as well as Krupesh Patel for his design efforts in making the event logo! If you are an event supporter and wish to have a copy for your use please email: Patrick Connor – execdir@ontariotrails.ca Thanks      

Top Reasons Why You Should Attend Trailhead Canada – Please share!

HI – I am writing you as Co-Chair of the Trailhead Canada Trails Event taking place in Ottawa November 21-23, 2017. If you are a trail user, manager, marketer or builder, I want to encourage you to attend this national trail event. Here’s how I think you’ll benefit by joining us: 1) Attendees will be part of the first national…

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 country trails,” said Alan Fehr,…

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 recreational trail from Pakenham, through…

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 images of how the Trail…

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 clubhouse, and four kilometres of…

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 has garnered quite a following.…

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 Drive Brantford For hours and…