It’s hunting season in KATVA riding area. Most 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 access and large game extraction during the legal hunting season.
Bear- Sept. 1-Nov. 30
Deer- with bow Oct 1-Nov. 6,  with rifles & shotguns Nov. 7-20
Moose- Oct 17-22
Pheasant, grouse and partridge- Sept. 25-Dec.15
From more information- http://www.ontario.ca/document/ontario-hunting-regulations-summary
Use caution and be respectful of the hunters.katva hunting map