TRAIL NEWS

/TRAIL NEWS

Alerts and seasonal notices on trail conditions, construction, etc.

GREAT NEWS for ROADS ACCESS – Trent Lakes

We have really great news!! Our president Carolyn Richards did a deputation before the Trent Lakes council on December 15th to request access for ATVs, SxS and green plated motorcycles (dirt bikes) on all township roads and we received notice today that the council voted in favour of

Trails Closed – Thanks for a Great Riding Season

Almost as if on cue the snow is here and the trails are now closed and respectfully handed over to the snowmobile clubs and their members for their riding season.
Please respect our snowmobile trail partners

Annual Memberships Good for 12 Months

This is just a reminder that KATVA trail permits are good for 12 months from the date of purchase so you can still buy them now and they are good until this time next year. Our trail permits are recognized on the following trail systems:

  • Kawartha ATV Association
  • Algonquin West ATV Club
  • Lake of Bays

Trail 50 closed to all but landowners from Oct 1st – May 1st

Reminder to all…Trail 50 is now closed to all ATVs , UTVs, and dirt bikes!! This is private property used for hunting. Please respect the landowners rights to their property!!

Hunting Season Starts – Trail 50 Closed to All

As hunting season approaches please remember that as of October 1st KATVA trail #50 will be closed to all motorized users. The is at the request of the multiple landowners on that trail who made this a condition of allowing us to keep a trail through their property and we completely respect their request. This

New Gates on VRTC

Please note that the City of Kawartha Lakes has started installing the first of many gates to be put up to control the size of ATVs and SxS allowed on the trails as well as keep cars and trucks off of the trails. The first set of gates

VRT – Kinmount – Storm/Tornado Damage Cleaned Up

The Victoria Rail Trail in the area of Kinmount is re-opened after being closed due to trees blocking it from August 2nd’s tornado. 

A big thank you to our Volunteers for their quick and thorough work!  Great job!

 

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.