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.”
Update – News Release from the City of Kawartha Lakes – April 30/19.
“MNRF advises extreme caution when using forest access roads for outdoor activities. Many are seasonally inundated with water, prone to washouts, and may be impassable due to current water levels. The public should avoid crossing any submerged roads as there may be a risk to traveler safety.”
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 – to be reassessed June 1st
– Trail 50 – route from Kinmount to 5 Points closed, the gates will remain closed and locked until further notice – to be reassessed May 15th
At the moment all other trails will open on time May 1st but please use caution when riding to prevent any damage as there may be other trails that are soft
Update!! Anyone traveling the rail trail from Superior north please be careful around the 6th concession and stay to the right side. The left or west side is quite wet.
We will provide further updates as we have them so please check this post or our website before heading out on the trails!