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.

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.

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

kawartha trans canada trail app shown on mobile phone

Featuring our fun Trail Passport, the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail App has all the trail information you need in the palm of your hand. Whether you’re looking to explore locations on or near the trail, find a place to eat or stay the night, or just a place to park close to the trail, our free trail app has just what you need.

With our Trail Passport, you can have fun along the trail by collecting stamps within the app! Just scan the QR code at any participating business during your visit to unlock the stamp for that location. Can you unlock them all?

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This project is funded by the Government of Canada through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario.

We’re pleased to announce the completion of 1.6 km of paved trail through Omemee! This paved section makes our trail even more accessible to a wide range of users to enjoy all the benefits of physical activity outdoors!

Funding for this section of trail was provided by Trans Canada Trail National and the Ministry of Infrastructure and Communities Active Transportation Fund.

couple pushing a baby stroller on a paved trail

TEMPORARY CLOSURE – May 2023 – May 2025

Dobson Street in Lindsay will be temporarily closed to trail users from May 2023 to May 2025. During the closure trail users will be required to reroute using Holtom Street and Brock Street (see map below).

dobson street trail closure map


Doube’s Trestle Bridge will be temporarily closed May 15-18th, 2023. Trail users will be required to reroute around the bridge using Emily Park Road and Cottingham Road (see map below).

doube's trestle bridge closure map

On July 23rd and 24th, a group of 35 riders with Ontario By Bike set off from Uxbridge and travelled along the trail to Peterborough, with an overnight stay in Lindsay. Ontario By Bike organizes group rides across the province for every level of rider. For more information, visit their website.

ontario by bike group on trail

ontario by bike

ontario by bike group on trail

ontario by bike dinner

wildflower planting along the trail

wildflower planting group

Funds provided by New Horizon Senior’s Grant allowed for 450 wildflower plants to be planted along sections of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail. Partnership with Adelaide Place Retirement Home, Fleming College, and volunteers from the village of Reaboro had seniors and students plant the native wildflowers.

ktct 2021 trail survey results

The 2021 Trail Survey results are in! A total of 74 surveys were completed by users on the trail. The surveys occurred at the end of July and early August at three locations along the trail. Thank you to everyone who participated!

You can view the entire survey with all the results here.

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