Cycle trail from Sudbury to the Soo to open next summer

380 km trail will be the first full signed and maintained cycle trail in Northern Ontario

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Waterfront Regeneration Trust has been hosting pilot rides of the province’s first northern bike trail throughout the month of June, which is bike month across Ontario. The Lake Huron North Channel Trail is slated to open next summer. Supplied photo.

Cycling enthusiasts will have a brand new way to see Northern Ontario as early as Canada Day 2017.

Waterfront Regeneration Trust has been hosting pilot rides of the province’s first northern bike trail throughout the month of June, which is bike month across Ontario.

The Lake Huron North Channel Trail will be the first fully signed and maintained northern cycling trail of its size, stretching 380 km from Sault Ste. Marie to Sudbury, with 18 stops along the way.

 

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Public Notice – Fitness is what Ontario Trails and Trailhead North, is all about!

The Ontario Government released its first update to Ontario’s Health and Physical Education curriculum since 1998 on Monday.

While the government came under scrutiny for the progressive health and sex education inclusions, other shifts in the curriculum also exist, including what appears to be a further shift away from formalized sport, toward fitness.

The new Health portion of the curriculum revamps an out of date document which made little to no mention of topics such as gender identity, self concept, and communications technology, and now encompasses an overall aim at understanding ones self, accepting others, and forming healthy relationships.

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Ontario becoming Best trail destination – worldwide, includes northern trails

Ontario Becoming Best Trail Destination Worldwide

La Cloche Silhouette Trail in Ontario Canada

If you are planning your summer hiking excursion, you may want to add Ontario to your short list. Over the past couple years,  Ontario has become one of the leading trail destinations worldwide. If you search trail information on Twitter, chances are, you’ll run across a number of trail-related Twitterites in Ontario. In general, Ontario provides a robust outdoor recreation scene with trails as one of their main focuses. Although hiking and backpacking trails make up the lion’s share of their trail system, bike trails are also beginning to pop up throughout the province. Whereas certain cities such as Amsterdam, Portland, Denver and Minneapolis are well known for biking and other areas such as Colorado, California and British Columbia are noted for hiking, Ontario is quickly and quietly becoming Trail Central by providing great trail opportunities including biking trails,hiking trails and backpacking trails. What sets Ontario apart among the various worldwide trail opportunities is their trail infrastructure and trail support system such as that provided by organizations such as Ontario Trails Council.
As written by trailsnet.com