Off Road Vehicle Task Force

(Copied from the City of Kawartha Lakes website)

The first meeting for the Off Road Vehicle Task Force was held last week, where the team discussed first steps for reviewing current legislation and looked into developing educational content around important topics for ORV use. The goal of the Task Force is to provide advice and recommendations

Off Road Vehicle Task Force2021-07-29T23:54:25+00:00

City of Kawartha Lakes to form Task Force Committee

It’s only the first step but it’s a big step! This week in council the City of Kawartha Lakes councilors voted unanimously in support of forming a task force committee regarding off road vehicle (ORV)

City of Kawartha Lakes to form Task Force Committee2020-10-22T23:53:08+00:00

Restricted Access – VRT South of Northline Rd

Just a reminder that SxS are not allowed on the Victoria Rail Trail south of Northline Road. If you are trying to get into Fenelon Falls you can legally leave the trail at Northline Road and follow the roads into town. City

Restricted Access – VRT South of Northline Rd2021-07-29T23:54:27+00:00

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 – Kinmount – Storm/Tornado Damage Cleaned Up2020-08-03T12:32:46+00:00

KATVA Presents Burnt River Fire Station with SxS

On July 30, 2020, on behalf of Kawartha ATV Association and Kawartha Off Road Motorcycle Association, the KATVA Team was honoured to present the City of Kawartha Lakes Burnt River Fire Station with a 2020 Polaris Ranger 1000 SxS to add to their Emergency Response Fleet.
KATVA Presents Burnt River Fire Station with SxS2021-07-29T23:54:27+00:00

Garnet Graham Park to Northline Rd, Fenelon Falls

Important Notice!

The speed limit on the Victoria Rail Trail from Garnet Graham Park in Fenelon Falls to Northline Road is 20km per hour.

The Victoria Rail Trail is a shared-use trail system that we are privileged to use.  It is not a right, and as such, we can lose it.  It is up all ATV riders to

Garnet Graham Park to Northline Rd, Fenelon Falls2021-07-29T23:54:27+00:00

Forest Fire in 5PTS – Use Caution

Forest Fire Alert! Please take note that a forest fire has started in the 5 points trail system between KATVA trails 44 and 54 southeast St. Croix Lake and north of the fire access road. This is an incredibly large area so the fire is apparently not affecting the trails at the moment but
Forest Fire in 5PTS – Use Caution2021-07-29T23:54:27+00:00

Burn Ban in Effect for Kawartha Lakes

If you are in the Kawartha Lakes area camping or otherwise planning to have a fire, please be aware that we are under a burn ban for the coming weeks.
Due to the continued extreme heat and dry conditions, Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service has implemented a municipal
Burn Ban in Effect for Kawartha Lakes2021-07-29T23:54:27+00:00

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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VRT – Rules & Regulations2020-06-08T19:39:19+00:00