The North Simcoe Rail Trail is a 30 km long rail-trail, which from south to north skirts the famous Minesing Swamp, passes by historic Fort Willow, then through the Mayer's Marsh, farm land and forests.. Simcoe County Loop Trail. North Simcoe Rail Trail est un sentier de point à point de 18.6 miles peu fréquenté situé près de Springwater, Ontario en Canada. Generally easy riding with some sections of loose sand. View Jeff's Recording. Fort Willow Loop Trail is a 3 mile loop trail located near Springwater, Ontario, ... neat historic site and trail. End up at Peter Peterson Park. Dogs and horses are also able to use this trail. Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail. Self-guided, supported trail and road tour over 6 days. And, is primarily on off-road, multi-use rail trails! The Simcoe County Loop Trail proposes to connect the municipalities of Barrie, Oro-Medonte, Orillia, Severn, Tay, Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny and Springwater. The "Loop" trail is made up of a series of rail and waterfront trails stitched together forming a 165km loop around the central/northern portion of Simcoe County. Whether you are an expert or a beginner, there is a trail for you! It is primarily on off-road, multi-use rail trails.. 6, Con. The Simcoe County Loop Trail is a 160km loop that travels through nine municipalities, reaches three major bodies of water, including Georgian Bay, Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Some sections are well treed but expect to be out in the sun for sections of this ride. Self-guided, supported trail and road tour over 5 days. Although there were definitely a few low points on the Simcoe County Loop Trail, I’m happy to say that this ride was a cakewalk compared to last years ride home from the cottage. The trail offers a number of activity options. Willow Creek Loop Trail is a 1.9 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Springwater, Ontario, Canada that features a river and is good for all skill levels. North Simcoe Rail Trail is a 18.6 mile lightly trafficked point-to-point trail located near Springwater, Ontario, Canada and is rated as moderate. Hiking. Simcoe County Loop Trail – 160 km North Simcoe Rail Trail – 30 km Innisfil Beach Park Loop Trail – 1.5 km Collingwood Waterfront Trail – 4 km Georgian Trail – 33 km Grants Woods Loop Trail – 2 km Scanlon Creek Conservation Area Loop Trail – 3.5 km Wasaga Beach Shore Lane Trail – 11.5 km Tiffin Centre Loop Trail – 5 km Two thirds of the loop is also associated with the Trans Canada Trail, which joins together over 150 communities in Ontario through a collection of multi-use trails. Where that ride was done in by one 18km stretch of beach sand on the Haliburton Rail Trail. World famous for its clear water, rich forests, and abundance of multi-use trail networks, the Georgian Bay area is a four-season playground offering swimming and skiing, road cycling and trail cycling and boating. Undertaken by Tom Knox & Jamie Forget May 20/21 2017. A partially paved, partially crushed gravel multi-use trail that links the North Simcoe Rail Trail to the Approx 3m wide gravel path through re-forestation area. Experience vibrant villages, lakeside accommodations, the … Le sentier offre plusieurs activités. Walk past the statue of a Canada Goose. Ontario By Bike Ride - Simcoe County Loop Trail - Self-guided Ride Itinerary 6 Visitor Information – Orillia Bordering Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching on the spectacular Trent-Severn Waterway, Orillia is a vibrant city. Encompassing 228 acres, Scout Valley is a trail system that winds through the park’s natural landscape The concept for these two large loops trails is based on successful trail models elsewhere in the world. Difficulty: Easy Length: 28 km (each way) Start: Woodland Drive (northern boundary of the trail, near Orillia) or 1st Line, off of Ridge Road (this marks the southern boundary of this trail, near Barrie). Simcoe County is excited to highlight the following cycling routes within … Climb at west side is particularly challenging due to loose conditions. Length 18.6 mi Elevation gain 2339 ft Route type Point to point. Self-guided, supported trail and road tour over 6 days. The Simcoe Loop 165 Trail Run is an ultra run covering 165 km in 48 hours in support of Mental Health. Happy Long Weekend Along the Oro-Medonte Rail Tral Trail End. 12 (Summer) A railway park in a natural setting. On an accessible two-day adventure, you can experience 160 km of quiet rural rail trail, step back in … Two thirds of the loop is also associated with the Trans Canada Trail, which joins together over 150 communities in Ontario through a collection of multi-use trails. It will connect the municipalities of Barrie, Oro-Medonte, Orillia, Severn Township, Tay Township, Ramara Township, Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny Township and Springwater Township through a common wayfinding system, primarily on existing off-road municipal trails. November 22, 2020. Almost all of the route is an off-road trail of various conditions, ranging from fully paved cycleways to rough crushed gravel. Discover the natural beauty and cultural history of trails in Simcoe County. Experience vibrant villages, lakeside accommodations, the … ... at 1:30PM on March 27th after reading about rail trails closing near Toronto, I brainstormed with my boyfriend over dinner and started packing with what I had in our food cupboards at 7:30PM). Midland Harbour Loop Trail - Simcoe Cty Trails Series. The Simcoe County Loop Trail is an established 100 mile (160 kilometre) loop that travels through nine municipalities, reaches three major bodies of water, including Georgian Bay, Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching. Just past launching ramp, trail turns left on old rail line. Simcoe County Trails trail maps 2017_v3.indd 10 2/12/2018 4:30:15 PM mobile experience at trails.simcoe.ca I 10 Nottawasaga Bluffs Loop Trail 1 2 3 B e t y C a r t e r S i d e Tra i l K e y H o l e T r a i l NNoo ttt aawwas sagga BBlluufffs CC oon nsseerrvvaattiion Area S i m c o e C o u n t y T r a i l 1 5 / 1 6 S r d . Embrace the outdoors; from active Osprey Nests to busy beavers in their Beaver Pond to quiet wetlands and There are over 110 km of Trans Canada Trail open for use in Simcoe County plus trails in abandoned rail lines, and in our county forests. The Loop trail is made up of a series of rail and waterfront trails stitched together forming a 165km loop around the central/northern portion of Simcoe County. It covers the famous 160 kilometre Simcoe Loop Trail as well as some extra jaunts along Georgian Bay and the Severn River. It covers the Simcoe Loop Trail and neighbouring vacation land: Lake Couchiching, Lake Simcoe, the Severn River, and Georgian Bay. This 32 km North Simcoe Rail Trail also includes the 20 km Tiny Rail Trail north to Penetanguishene that was originally route of the North Simcoe Railway. 4 & Cty Rd. Located just over an hour north of Toronto, Simcoe County has a rail trail network that loops and criss-crosses the region, making it a fabulous destination for recreational riders looking to explore the region by bike. Follow trail behind grain silo the trail branches off old rail line to follow waterfront. Jeff Chanter. Enjoy a beautiful waterfront, an array of attractions, eateries and trendy shops. The Simcoe County Trails Strategy presents the concept of regional loop trails. Many local bike routes and loops use portions of this trail. Located just over an hour north of Toronto, Simcoe County has a rail trail network that loops and criss-crosses the region, making it a fabulous de... - 157.3 km, +696 m. Bike ride in Springwater, Ontario The Simcoe County Loop Trail is proposed to be a regional trail of approximately 160 km in length. Les chiens et les chevaux sont les bienvenus sur ce sentier. After Marion’s passing in 2016, Bob and his family decided to donate a bench to the Lynn Valley Trail in memory of Marion, his wife of over 60 years. It goes through the communities of Phelpston and Elmvale, and links up with the Tiny Trail to the north, which continues for another 22 km to Penetanguishene. Follow along as we prepare for this journey. This story map was created with the Esri Map Tour application in ArcGIS Online. the Simcoe County Trails Strategy was approved by Council and released in August 2014. nice smooth trails for walking, running, and biking. Simcoe County Trails Scouts Valley Loop Trail City of Orillia Trails: 2 km / each Difficulty: Moderate Parking: 15th Line N, Orillia The City of Orillia donated this conservation easement to the Couchiching Conservancy in 2007. follows what used to be an old rail line. Bruce, Grey, Simcoe From beginner to experienced, there is a trail to hike and water to paddle in Bruce, Grey, Simcoe. Experience quaint villages, lakeside accommodations, historical sites, and much more. The trail offers a number of activity options. You can hike, bike, ski, snowmobile, horseback ride, and more. Le sentier et sa difficulté est évaluée comme modérée. This route covers scenic farmland, large wetlands and a few historic points.. North Simcoe Rail Trail Township of Springwater Main Trail: 31.7 km Difficulty: Easy Parking: Pinegrove Rd., Fort Willow, George Johnson Rd., Minesing Station Park, Hendrie The North Simcoe Rail Trail follows the route of the North Simcoe Railway, which was built in 1878 and primarily served for the lumber business on Georgian Bay. The Simcoe Loop Trail is a 160 km trail that takes you around Lake Simcoe, then up to the Georgian Bay on Lake Huron and back to Barrie. Show more reviews. Passing through several small towns and by historic sites along the route, enjoy an easy ride on trails of mixed surfaces. Simcoe residents, Bob and Marion Lindsay were active trail hikers and members of the Lynn Valley Trail Association for many years. More Stats for Simcoe County Museum Loop Trail bike trail trail… My Simcoe County Loop project was originally planned as a late Spring self-supported group project with my running friends. Simcoe County Museum Loop Trail. 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