Canada Trail- It
will be the longest trail of its kind in the world, spanning
18,000 kilometres and it will wind its way through every province &
territory. Much of the trail has been built along defunct rail lines
by CP and CN. Other parts of the trail have been paid for by individual
donations. For $50 any person can have their name inscribed on a metre
of trail and more than a hundred thousand people have done so.
section of the trail runs along the southern areas of Canada connecting
most of Canada's major cities and most populous areas.
There is also a
long northern arm which runs through Alberta to Edmonton and then up
northern British Columbia to the Yukon.
The Trail will
five core activities: walking, horseback riding, cycling, cross-country
skiing and snowmobiling (where possible/desired). The trail is equipped
with regularly spaced pavilions which provide shelter as well as fresh
water to travellers.
Trail, Ontario -The oldest marked hiking trail in Canada The
is over 800 kilometers long, with more than 200 kilometers of
side trails. The Niagara Escarpment, along which the Bruce Trail runs,
was proclaimed a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve by the United Nations
1990. It is one of only six such reserves in all of Canada.
Trail Parkway, New Brunswick - Trail comprises a two kilometer
corridor (one kilometer strip of land and one kilometer of water) along
the northeastern coast of the Bay of Fundy, between Fownes Beach in St.
Martins and the western boundry of Fundy National Park
Rail Trails - The Best Bicycling and Hiking Trails A wonderful
new type of recreational amenity is appearing on the Ontario landscape.
Railroads have been abandoning unprofitable lines and wise communities
and citizens groups are turning them into linear parks for bicycling,
and other recreational uses. This web site reports on the best ones in
the Province of Ontario.
Ontario - Hike Ontario is a non-profit organization which
the interests of walkers and hikers in the province of Ontario, Canada.
For Green - Canadian Greenways - Go for Green’s Canadian
Greenways is promoting the recycling of railway corridors. Canadians in
every province are seeing many exciting possibilities for the re-use of
abandoned rail lines. Trails, greenways, transportation routes, fibre
highways, and landbanking for the future are but a few of the
and beneficial uses of these heritage routes.
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