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CKL Approves new Bylaw for SxS trial period – May 1st to Nov 30th –


Great News Everyone!!! CKL council approved our request to amend the road bylaw which will allow side by sides to travel on any road in the City of Kawartha Lakes where ATVs are currently allowed to travel. This will allow you to ride from Kinmount all the

KATVA – Partnering with OFTR –

The team here at KATVA pride ourselves on always thinking outside the box and we’re never afraid to try something new. In that spirit we are excited to announce another first for the off road motorsports groups in Ontario!!! After almost a year of planning we are partnering with the Ontario Federation of Trail Riders

Side by Sides allowed on Victoria Rail Trail north of Fenelon and in Somerville Forest for this season – a trial period

Today the City of Kawartha Lakes Council voted unanimously in favor of our proposal to allow side by sides on the Victoria Rail Trail Corridor from Superior Propane staging area north to Kinmount, as well as in the Sommerville Forest Tract on a one year trial period. There will be a width restriction of 64

Join us at our AGM on April 14th – also a Volunteer Meet and Greet !!!

Our Annual General Meeting will be held on April 14th from 1pm to 3pm. This is open to all members in good standing. Come and get information about what we have accomplished in 2018 and what the plans are for 2019. We will be electing our Board of Directors for 2019.

Immediately after our meeting

All KATVA Trails close December 1st – reopen May 2019

All KATVA Trails close to ATVs and SUVs on December 1st. We share a lot of the snowmobile trails and they are theirs for the winter months. Do not ride!!! It causes damage to the snowmobile trails groomed by the snowmobile clubs !!

KATVA 5-points Land Purchase – Press Release –

KATVA purchased land in 5-points — at the North Junction to keep the trails open to all

KATVA Trail 50 closed from October 1,2018 to May 1,2019 !!!!!

Once again, it is time to respect our landowner wishes and close trail
50 so they may enjoy their property without ATV traffic. KATVA
appreciates the fact that these land owners allow us trail access for 5
months every year. Without land owners generously granting us access every
year, our trails system would be drastically diminished.

Hunting Season in KATVA Area

It’s hunting season in KATVA riding area.┬áMost of our trails are in Wildlife Management Unit 60 which includes the Somerville Forest and the 5 Points, see attached map.
During these times, hunters can drive their vehicles on the Somerville trails including the rail trail, north of Burnt River for the purpose of forest

KATVA – CASI ATV Safety Training – Saturday May 26, 2018

KATVA CASI instructors had a full house today at our course in Lindsay. There was a good mix of students with some novices looking to gain the skills required for a lifetime of safe, enjoyable ATVing, and some experienced riders who were looking to brush up on existing skills. The promised rains held