On June 1, the Ontario government passed the Supporting Ontario's Trails Act, 2016 to sustain and improve the province's trails system. It will protect and enhance thousands of kilometres of the province's urban, suburban, rural and remote land and water trails while also encouraging its expansion.
For more information, the full news release from the Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport can be found here.
This weekend, make sure to get outside and celebrate International Trails Day - June 4, 2016. If you're in the Kawarthas Northumberland region, you will have endless opportunities to choose from with a 120km Trans Canada Trail route, and special community events celebrating trails and outdoor recreation.
Here are just some of the events happening on the weekend:
Be sure to check out the Trans Canada Trail Map to plan out your next adventure!
The Peterborough to Hastings Trans Canada Trail Association is holding its annual fundraising dinner on Saturday, April 30th, 2016.
The Reverse Draw theme of the event limits ticket sales to 200 with the final ticket drawn being the crescendo of the evening! Based on the success of last year's dinner, once again the Grand Prize is a summer trip for two to the Yukon, including flights to Whitehorse and Dawson City, with accommodations in both locations and meals.
The ticket price of $100.00 includes entry into the draw, 3-course dinner, and yearly membership in the Peterborough to Hastings Trans Canada Trail Association, with proceeds going towards improvements and maintenance of the trail.
To purchase tickets please call Barry Diceman at (705) 742-2103 or Kevin English at (705) 875-4048.
2015 Fundraider Grand Prize Winners Brenda and Greg Pulham, during their trip to the Yukon with a stop along the TCT route in the Yukon.
Annual General Meeting of Members 7:30 PM at Elmhirst's Resort.
Members are invited to join the Peterborough - Hastings Trans Canada Trail Assoc. annual general meeting of members. Members are those individuals who have purchased memberships and or / attended the fundrasing dinner on May 2nd, 2015.
We look forward to seeing you soon!