This pathway named in honour of Olympic skier Kate Pace, is a multi-use trail for walking, jogging, cycling and in-line skating along half of its length. The other half which follows along the waterfront is strictly for use of in-line skaters and bicyclists.
This multi use trail is dedicated to Kate Pace, pride and joy of North Bay, a Canadian ski champion and a Canadian Hall of fame Inductee. The railhead starts at the Waterfront park, on Memorial Drive. from the 11/17 bypass, turn south on Algonquin Blvd., down to Jane street, for a right turn, then an immediate left will take you pass Main Street and on to Memorial Drive.
The first 2 km are reserved to in line skating or cycling. Pedestrians can use the waterfront walking path. You can then link up to the Kinsmen Trail, which will take you along the scenic Chippewa Creek, under an old rail bed, up to Airport Road, some 5 km away.
You can also stay on the Kate Pace Way, for another 3-4 km, to Marshall Avenue. Here, you will have to leave the trail and head east on Booths Rd. for 3 km. Turn left on Birch's Rd to Gibson Avenue. You will hook up with the Kate Pace Way for another 4.2 km, which will take you to Cranberry Road. A right turn and 1 1/2 km will take you to Cranberry Marsh Trails.
The trail has partial wheelchair access and is 9 feet wide.
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