GENERAL NEWS

/GENERAL NEWS

Items of interest to member and non-member riders.

VRT – Kinmount – Closed Due to Storm/Tornado Damage

The Victoria Rail Trail in the area of Kinmount is currently closed due to trees blocking it from today’s (August 2nd) tornado.  We will have crews working up there on August 3rd to start clearing the trails. Please stay out of the

KATVA Presents Burnt River Fire Station with SxS

On July 30, 2020, on behalf of Kawartha ATV Association and Kawartha Off Road Motorcycle Association, the KATVA Team was honoured to present the City of Kawartha Lakes Burnt River Fire Station with a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000 SxS to add to their Emergency Response Fleet.

VRT Temporary Closure – Mount Horeb Rd to Crosswind Rd

Please be advised that drainage work is scheduled to take place on Thursday July 23rd along the Victoria Rail Trail Corridor. This work will require the closure of the trail between Mount Horeb Road and Crosswind Road in Ops Township.
Signage of the closure will be posted at the intersections of Mount Horeb Rd

VRT – Rules & Regulations

Know before you ride.  It is your responsibility to be aware of the Rules and Regulations for using the VRT.

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Watch for Turtles

Time to watch out for turtles!

They’re laying eggs in the parking lots as well as on the trails.

Construction Work on the VRTC

Construction has now begun on the Victoria Rail Trail Corridor (VRTC) from Northline Road to north of the Burnt River Bridge. The trail isn’t necessarily closed but from time to time they may have it blocked off for safety reasons so please use caution and respect the crews out there working.

They are going to do

Haliburton Rail Trail Remains Closed

Unfortunately we just received the following notice directly from the County of Haliburton….” The Rail Trail remains closed to use by motorized vehicles as long as we remain under a Provincial State of Emergency. ”

This means that the Haliburton Rail trail will not open this weekend, May 30th, as we had hoped it would.  Please

Victoria Rail Trail Maintenance – May 27, 2020

Important Notice that a section of the VRTC between Fenelon Falls and Northline Road will be closed to all traffic on Wednesday, May 27, 2020 for the removal of a large hazardous tree. Please avoid that section of the trail for the day.

Where Can You Ride With Your KATVA Pass?

Are you wondering where you can ride with your KATVA trail pass? Let us clear up any confusion for you…..

Over 10 years ago Kawartha ATV Association and Haliburton ATV Association formed a reciprocal agreement to allow our members to ride each others trails. It’s the longest and most successful reciprocal agreement in Ontario to this

Mapping Tool now available – Polaris Ride Command

We’ve done it again!!! KATVA has partnered with Polaris Ride Command to offer our members access to a mapping tool that’s available for use on your PC as well as in a free app. Just go to the app store and search Polaris Ride Command or google it on your PC. Once you’re in the