TRAIL NEWS

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

Hunting Season Starts Soon – Use Caution – 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

Trail 50 Closed for Season starting October 1st!! Do not trespass !!

Signage has been installed at the top of trail 50 for the impending closure for the season on Oct 1. The landowners have very graciously allowed us to ride their properties for the lion’s share of our season. They have closed the trail so they can have some time to quietly enjoy their properties. They

New Trails Update April 30/2019 – VRT closed from Kinmount to Haliburton ++

Update – message from Haliburton County Public Works Department

“Good Afternoon all,
Please be advised that the Haliburton County Rail Trail will not open tomorrow May 1 2019. Due to trail conditions it will be closed until further notice.”
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Update – News Release from the City of Kawartha Lakes

KATVA Trails Open May 1st with the following exceptions…


Update as of April 29/19 – As of today all trails will open on schedule May 1st with the following exceptions due to rain and flooding:
– Trail 30 – Millenium Trail closed – to be reassessed June 1st
– Trail 96 – Millenium Trail (Expert bypass) closed –

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

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

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.