Trans Canada Trail

Enjoy Kawartha's own section of Canada's National trail.



Al MacPherson

1949 - 2023

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Allen MacPherson on Monday June 12th, 2023. Al's list of accomplishments is long and inspiring. His passion for trails and their benefits to a community, as well as his tireless efforts for making them a reality is the foundation on which the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail was built. Al will be deeply missed.

Read More
Senior Outdoor Activity

As an older adult, regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health, fitness, and quality of life. Additionally, studies have shown that simply being in nature has a dramatic effect on the body, mind, and spirit. Combined, outdoor physical activity is vital for improving and maintaining your overall physical health and mental well-being.

Get Active

Donate Today!

Join the 5-5-5! These dedicated sponsors allow us to establish operational continuity through structured support over five years. With contributions from individuals and grant sources augmenting our operating budget. Learn how you can be part of our 5-5-5 Sponsorship now!

Learn More

Explore our Trail Map

Plan your route and explore the varied landscapes, points of interest, and amenities along the path of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail. The trail offers recreation for people of all ages and abilities, across all four seasons!

Explore Now

Trail News

Friday, May 24, 2024

The lilacs are in full bloom! Come ride or hike our lilac alley, west of Reaboro Park. With convenient parking at Reaboro Park, this is well suited for trail users of all abilites.

Thursday, February 01, 2024

Important Parking Information

It has come to our attention that trail users have been parking in the Lindsay Recreation Complex parking lot and receiving parking tickets.

There are several paid lots managed by Fleming College around the Frost campus, however the Lindsay Recreation Complex parking lot is managed by the City of Kawartha Lakes and is only free for Recreation Complex use. Paid parking in Fleming College lots is available to trail users for parking in this area.

All of the above mentioned lots are heavily monitored by parking enforcement. Failure to abide by parking regulations may result in a parking ticket.

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

view of paved trail in omemee, ontario

Just in time for summer, the upgrade and paving of 1.6 km of the Omemee section, from Sibley Avenue to Emily Street of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail is now complete and accessible for all public non-motorized use.

You are invited to a special Ribbon Cutting Celebration to officially inaugurate this section on the trail.

Join local officials, dignitaries and knowledge keeper of Curve Lake First Nation for a celebration and ribbon cutting, showcasing the recent trail enhancement.

*In the case of rain, the celebration will take place at Coronation Hall, 1 King Street West, Omemee. For event information, call 705-879-2719

Sign up for our newsletter