ONTARIO
Trails

Trails Week

The Ontario Trails Act, 2016, established an annual trails week to coincide with International Trails Day in June. The first trails week will take place May 29 to June 4, 2017.

Ontario Trails of Distinction

A legacy of the 150th anniversary of Ontario, the Ontario Trails of Distinction Program was launched to recognize the most distinctive trails in Ontario.

Ontario Trails Strategy

The Ontario Trails Strategy is a long-term plan that establishes a framework and strategic direction for planning, managing, promoting and using trails in Ontario.

Ontario Trails Council (OTC)

The Ontario Trails Council is the provincial umbrella organization for trails in Ontario and the largest trail association of its type in Canada.

Trail Regions

Ontario is divided into 15 distinct trail regions. Discover how you can find a trail near you.

Ontario Trails Act, 2016

The Ontario Trails Act, 2016, came into force on September 1, 2016. Among other things, this legislation:

  • Proclaims an annual Trails Week;
  • Enables the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport to recognize a trail as an Ontario Trail of Distinction; and
  • Enables the Minister to establish a voluntary classification system.