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Monday, July 30, 2012

Ontario Trails - find your trailhead, load into your GPS!

We are pleased to announce all our trailheads are now live on our website in GPS format. 
 
Over 1900 trailhead references you can input to track your favorite trail.



http://www.ontariotrails.on.ca/trails-a-z
 On each of our over 1900 individual trail pages you'll find a right hand column. 
 
Our trail pages can be found listed - here




The right hand column of each page looks like this:

The top contains the logo of the managing trail organization.

A click through map that shows you a recognizable reference location. Click for the trailhead.

Trail Stats

Length of the trail - each trail from A to B

Difficulty - 1-5 ***** with 5 most difficult

Uses or activities allowed on that trail

Unique characteristics

Amenities - parking, dog walking etc.

Location - nearest town, the region, sub-region

GPS - Lat and Long - useable in your navigation system. The best published trailhead, or location we could find!

Seasons - Open Close information

Contact information: the OTC doesn't own or manage any trails - we are a referring site - so we send you to the folks that can answer your questions best! Includes E-mail

Website - usually for maps - with over 2600 trails housing all the maps is well, impossible but we send you to the source



Ontario Trails
We have a facebook page for every type of activity - winter or summer. 

In facebook search Ontario "Activity Name" Trails. 

For canoe or kayak search Ontario Water Trails.




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Trail Education Courses -  23 Sessions and Counting We have it all - 14 modules - and soon On-Line! Book Today.
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Info about the Rouge National Park. Parks Canadaare looking for public input on the creation of the new Rouge Park: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/progs/np-pn/cnpn-cnnp/rouge/rouge1.aspx
Parks Canada has an online survey: http://pc.sondages-surveys.ca/s/rouge/?l=en 



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