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Trail Managing

The Ontario Trails Council is pleased to provide a list of professional service providers and Ontario Trails Guides, to help you manage your trail. From beginning to end.

Trail Management Aides

Ontario Trails Council - Regional Trail Development Guide: develped in partnership with the Trans Canada Trail, this guide helps communities develop trail stakeholder committees. Once formed these committees help to:

  • Mitigate Trail Use Conflict
  • Seek Funds
  • Encourage Use
  • Work to reduce Trespass

List of Regional Trail Committees in Ontario:

Active Transportation and Trails Ajax
Trails and Active Transportation Committee Aurora
Active Transportation and Trails Barrie
Active Transportation and Trails Belleville
Active Transportation and Trails Bracebridge
Active Transportation and Trails Brockville
Active Transportation and Trails Clarington
Active Transportation and Trails Coburg
Active Transportation and Trails Frontenac
Active Transportation and Trails Georgina
Active Transportation and Trails Goderich
Active Transportation and Trails Haliburton
Active Transportation and Trails Halton Hills
Active Transportation and Trails Kitchener
Active Transportation and Trails Leeds Grenville Lanark 
Active Transportation and Trails Lincoln
Active Transportation and Trails Midland
Active Transportation and Trails Mississippi Mills
Active Transportation and Trails Muskoka
Active Transportation and Trails Newmarket
Active Transportation and Trails Niagara 
Active Transportation and Trails North Bay
Active Transportation and Trails Oakville
Active Transportation and Trails Orillia
Active Transportation and Trails Oshawa
Active Transportation and Trails Parry Sound
Active Transportation and Trails Quinte West
Active Transportation and Trails St. Catharines
Active Transportation and Trails St. Thomas
Active Transportation and Trails Stratford
Active Transportation and Trails Thunder Bay
Active Transportation and Trails Waterloo
Active Transportation and Trails Welland
Trails and Active Transportation Wellesley
Active Transportation Committee Whitby
Active Transportation Committee Windsor
Active Transportation and Trails York Region
Bluewater Trails Committee Sarnia-Lambton
Brampton Cycling and Trails Committee Brampton
Bruce County Trails  Bruce County
Caledon Trails Committee Caledon/Peel
Chatham Kent Trails Council Chatham-Kent
Discovery Routes North Bay
Durham Trails Committee Oshawa
East Gwillimbury Trails Committee East Gwillimbury
Eastern Ontario Active Transportation Network  Cornwall
Elliott Lake Trails Elliott Lake
Essex Essex
Frontenac Arch Biosphere Landsdowne
Georgian Bay Coast Trail Parry Sound
Glengarry Trails Glengarry
Grey-Bruce Trails Committee Hanover
Guelph to Goderich Rail Trail Listowel
Guelph Trails Committee Guelph
Haliburton Trails & Tours - closed Minden
Halton Hills AT and Trails Committee Halton Hills
Hamilton and Burlington Trails Council Burlington
Hamilton Trails Hamilton
Hastings Trails Committee Bancroft
Headwaters Community In Action Committee Headwaters
Kawartha Lindsay
Kenora RTC Kenora
Kinghorn Trails Committee Hurkett
Lanark Trails Committee Perth
London Trails Advisory Group London
Mississauga Cycling (and Trails) Mississauga
Muskoka Trails Council Muskoka
Niagara Trails Council Thorold
Norfolk Trails Committee Simcoe
North Grenville Kemptville
North Hastings Trails Committee Limerick
Oxford County Trails Council Woodstock
Prince Edward County Wellington
Rainbow Routes Sudbury
Recreation Committee Saugeen Shores
Red Lake Trails Red Lake
Sentier Prescott Russell L'Original
Simcoe County Trails Committee Barrie
Township of Tiny Trails Committee Tiny Township
TCAT Toronto
Temiskaming Shores Trail Committee Temiskaming Shores
Uxbridge Trails Uxbridge
VMUTS Mattawa-Bonfield
Waterloo Wellington Dufferin Wellington
 

Want a copy or a seminar? Contact OTC - 613-484-1140

Ontario Trails Council - Safe Trails Guide: developed with the support of the Ministry of Health Promotion, this guide includes recommended best practices on:

  • Code of Conduct
  • Permits
  • Trail Maintenance/Development
  • Qualifications to Develop Trail
  • Reporting
  • Trail Audits
  • Forms
  • Waivers/Assumption of Risk

Want a copy or a seminar? Contact OTC - 613-484-1140


Ontario Trails Council - Event Planning Guide -perfect for the trail group planning to develop trail or hold a fundraising event to support an activity or a trail project. Content includes:

  • Event Ideas
  • Attracting Volunteers
  • Promotion
  • Critical Path to the Event (6 month step by step, from idea to event!)

Want a copy or a seminar? Contact OTC - 613-484-1140


Ontario Trails Council - Tourism Trail Planning Guide - developing a regional trails tourism approach. Our method included an inventory analysis for RTO12 - Explorer's Edge. Content includes:

  • Regional Trail Inventory
  • Current Outdoor Inventory to Business Ratio
  • Promotion, Expansion and Opportunity
  • Critical Path to Managing Trails Tourism

Want a copy or a seminar? Contact OTC - 613-484-1140


Risk Management and Insurance - download the questions.


Trail Master Plans


Other Papers or State-wide Trail Plans


Planners – as a public service


Land Laws