On March 25, 2015 members of the Georgian Bay Trails, and the Midland and Penetanguishene Trails & Active Transportation committees attended a very interesting “Trails & Accessibility” workshop hosted by the County of Simcoe and the Ontario Trails Council. Speakers presented the new IASR (Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation) for Recreational Trails, and the benefits and how to’s of complying with the new guidelines. For more information, please visit:

New Developments

The Corporation of the County of Simcoe acquired some additional lands in the Heart of Georgian Bay. The attached map shows the entire property, which consists of the Thompson, Charlebois and Martin’s Valley forest tracts. This is a very unique forest as it is located in three municipalities, i.e. Township of Tiny, Town of Penetanguishene and the Town of Midland.…

Cycle Simcoe Workshop

Cycle Simcoe Workshop


On behalf of Cycle Simcoe, please find an invitation to attend a Cycle Simcoe Workshop that is scheduled for Wednesday, January 28th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at the North Simcoe Sports and Recreation Centre, Bill Thompson Room, in Midland


Any questions can be directed to Brendan Matheson, Cycling Strategy Coordinator, Simcoe County by email at

Winter Fun

  The first 100 km of Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs groomed trails have opened in our area! There are plenty of opportunities for snowshoeing, tobaganning, cross country skiing, and hiking. Get out there and join the fun!

June 21 – Short Hike Options!

For those who cannot enjoy the full 11km hike, we now offer the following Shortened Hiking Day: Drive to the Martyrs` Shrine for 11:30 – 11:45 Remember to state that you are with the pilgrim  short walk No charge for the event Take Hop-on, Hop-off bus service to Hogg’s Bay, Trestle Park Enjoy the cash BBQ, Sausages, Hot Dogs, water & fruit drinks…

Way to go GBT!!!

Some quick successes to date: We are happy to announce that we are in fact on-line, thanks to the volunteer efforts of Mike Lauder and Lee Symmes. At the Huronia Tourism Summit on February 20, 2014, at which the local Tourism Action Plan was unveiled, we were delighted to see that “a fully connected regional multi-use trail systems with loops”…