Monday, December 17, 2012

Ontario Trails - The Best in Holiday Fun is on an Ontario Trail!



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Ganaraska Forest Closures
 
The Ganaraska Forest will be closed to motorized use, with the exception of snowmobiles, as of December 1st. Trails will be open to all motorized use again on May 1st 2013.
 
The Ganaraska Forest will also be closed to all use with the exception of hiking as well as cross-country skiing and snowmobiling (dependant on snow conditions) for the months of March and April.

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Family Cross-Country Ski & Snowshoe Day

skiingTake in the beauty of the Ganaraska Forest in the depth of winter.

Join us on Saturday, January 26 2013 for one of two cross-country ski lessons. At either 9:30am or 1:00pm, receive an introductory ski lesson and a guided ski through the Ganaraska Forest. Make a day of it and give free snowshoeing a try!

Pre-registration and payment are required for this event by calling 905.885.8173. The $15 fee includes complimentary ski rentals but a refundable equipment deposit is required.

Please don't forget to dress in warm layers for this fun-filled event!  In case of poor ski conditions, the alternate day to participate will be February 2nd 2013.
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Forget hibernation – embrace winter's beauty with snowshoeing
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Exploring Whistler's Lost Lake Park by snowshoe is a way to embrace winter and ... Muskoka – the area around Ontario's Red Leaves at Lake Rosseau provides ...
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New horse racing model not sustainable: Northumberland owners
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Ski & Snowshoe Program 2013 starts on The Bruce Trail at Duntroon January 5

On winter Saturdays in 2013 the Toronto Bruce Trail Club will be offering ski and snowshoe trips to resorts across south-central Ontario. 
We will travel in comfortable highway coaches to resorts like Highlands Nordic, Horseshoe and Scenic Caves. Enjoy snowshoeing? Then let our experienced leaders show you their favourite winter wonderlands.  
So invite your friends and join us for some wonderful winter days in the woods. Beginners welcome. There are nine scheduled trips. We will go wherever snow conditions are the best so destinations may change at the last minute.  Click here for the Full Schedule.
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Horses -  

 
Rural communities in Wellington County are constantly seeking to increase economic activity. The horse industry has been one of the major forms supporting economic growth in rural Ontario. This research will investigate the potential for horse trail system development in Wellington County. The resu...

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trails open in peterborough area
Trailhead Ontario 2013 Our Favourite Place, Peterborough
 
Our Plan for 2013 – We are working with the full support of  Our Favorite Place (RTO8), Peterborough and the Kawartha’s Tourism and a number of local trails groups to bring you the best Trailhead Ontario yet!. There are a lot of new trails and trail tourism partnerships in RTO8. The Ontario Trails “Trailhead Ontario 2013″ Committee is  is pleased to announce the Holiday Inn Waterfront Peterborough as the location of our conferencing. Site locations for our trail education program are being determined now.
New for 2013 -Regional Tourism development includes trails. Trail packages, trail experiences, trail destinations. This takes a blending of major destinations, natural topographies, parks, conservation, county forest and up to 18 different trail activities. What’s in your “Trail Mix”? What’s our plan for marketing this unique matrix of dynamic outdoor experiences so that the world can find the world’s best range of trail fun right here at home. 
Photo: Christine Painter @ RTO 8 assists with signs along TCT Trail! Photo Credit Northumberland News 
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