Alerts and seasonal notices on trail conditions, construction, etc.
KATVA and BDSC maintenance crews were out May 19th to examine damages to the Salerno Creek bridge, located on our trail #55, about 3 Km north of Salmon Lake Rd. The bridge is closed to all traffic until necessary repairs can be made. Work will commence as a joint project, including OF4WD, as soon as
Saturday April 23rd was Victoria Rail Trail Cleanup day for the KATVA team of volunteers. More than 40 volunteers cleaned up garbage and debris along the entire 84 km length of the VRTC from Bethany to Kinmount. We get special permission from the City of Kawartha Lakes to be on the trail
It’s with great disappointment that we must announce the permanent closure of two main trails in our 5 Points trail system. Trails #46, off Bass Lake Road, and… trail #50, which is the main route to Kinmount have both been closed at the request of landowners. In all fairness to these landowners, they
KATVA Trail #50 Now Closed – This trail is on private property, so please respect the landowners and stay off the trail.
This trail starts at Crystal Lake Rd and goes South where it intersects with Trail #41, and the entire trail is on parcels of private property. One of the landowners on this trail
Bass Lake Trail (40) E108 from Bass Lake all the way to the fire access road near Loom Lake will be undergoing some major repairs from now untill mid December. Please !!! Avoid that trail and be mindful that there will be large machinery working there to bring us even better safer trails for 2015.
Check out the photo gallery – Lots of ongoing trail maintenance work is underway – both in the VRT, Somerville Forest, Pinery and the 5-points areas. Volunteers are out often – trimming back the dense underbrush, removing thorn bushes, blackberries and trees that have fallen on the trails. They are working hard to keep the trails passable and