Ontario's ATV Trails

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The complete guide to all ATV trails across the province including which clubs maintain them and where you need to go to get a permit.



With thousands of kilometres of trails, and more being added each year, it's no wonder Ontario is renowned as an ATV playground. Whether you're riding a Utility, Sport or Side by Side ATV, looking for a scenic getaway for the family or a challenging new spot to test your skills, between the OFATV, the EOTA and many other options, Ontario has a trail for you.

Each trail and municipality have their own rules and regulations, so always follow the Golden Rule: "Know Before You Go." Check with your local club to see what permits you need and make sure you're familiar with the local by-laws regarding ATVs on roads and crown land. Don't trespass, stay on the trails, ride safe, and have fun!

If you have a trail that you'd like to add to the list please contact us at ian@thenewbusiness.ca.

For the first part of this list, we will focus on the premier ranked ATV Trail destinations.

Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System

VMUTS
Distance: 300 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: OFATV or VMUTS

Northeastern Ontario's Town of Mattawa and the surrounding townships have passed ATV-friendly by-laws allowing riders passage on local roads from their accommodations to the trailhead. The trail system is nestled between two small mountain ranges, the Algonquin Highlands and the Laurentian Mountains, and is bordered by the Mattawa and Ottawa Rivers. Offering a range of difficulty levels from easy meandering trails through majestic pines and cool valleys with clear lakes and rivers to challenging rock climbs and wet muddy areas. The recent addition of VMUTS to the Ontario Federation of ATV Clubs, membership gets you access to the 16 OFATV clubs trail systems—that's thousands of kilometres of trails across Ontario.

Recommended Accommodations: Mattawa Adventure Camp

Park to Park Trail

Almaguin-Seguin P2P resized

Distance: 230 km
Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

The main system in the Explorers' Edge/Parry Sound-Georgian Bay area is the Park-to-Park multi-use trail system. This exciting route from Killbear to Algonquin Park is set within a natural paradise of lakes, forests, beaches, and the 2.5 billion-year-old granite of the Canadian Shield. Click here to read about upgrades made to the trails. The following is a list of trails within the Park to Park system:

Seguin Trail

Distance: 80 km
Rating: Moderate
Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

The best-known section of the Park to Park trail network. Following the historic route of the Ottawa, Arnprior & Parry Sound Railway (later part of the Canada Atlantic Railway) built by J.R. Booth, this section of trail stretches from just west of Highway 400 to the Wall’s Junction where the trail splits. This section of trail is one of the more adventurous segment, with a rough, dirt surfacing and the occasional puddle.

Best spot for parking is at the Georgian Bay Travel Centre, there is a large, paved parking lot with lots of room for trailers and an off-road ramp that connects the PetroCan to the trail. In Sprucedale, food and gas are accessible on the trail. Click here for more information including detailed trail maps.

Old Bethune Trail

Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA), Algonquin West ATV Club

This section is the continuation of the Seguin Trail past the Walls Split. Passing under Highway 11 and traveling through the town of Kearney to the Algonquin Park boundary this section has a diversity of trail types, from retired rail bed, road and dirt track. The Old Bethune Trail is shared with our partner the Algonquin West ATV Club. This section of trail is currently is managed by the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.

Settler's Trail

Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

Heading south, first on a dirt road then on an off-road trail, Settler’s Trail provides incredible views of Highway 11 and access to Huntsville. For motorized users, this is the end of the route, as currently ATVs are not permitted on the roads in Muskoka.

Muskiig Trail

Distance: 15 km
Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

Rolling single-track style trail following the original Shawnaga Colonization Road between Carling Station and the Dillon Road. Maintained by Carling Township. Trailheads include small parking lots that can accommodate vehicles with trailers. 

Guncotton Trail

Distance: 5 km
Rating: Novice
Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

From the trailheads at Nobel School just south of Avro Aero Blvd or from the McDougall Township office head west on a gravel motorized (ATV and snowmobile) trail to the west. This section of trail is owned and maintained by the Township of McDougall.

Rose Point Trail

Distance: 8 km
Pass/Permit: OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

This trail follows the final segment of J.R. Booth’s railroad. This historic route connects Rose Point, where a bridge passes over to Wasauksing First Nation and Depot Harbour, the terminus for the railroad, to Forest Hill, adjacent to Oastler Provincial Park. This trail, which saw a major overhaul in 2010/2011 is a great location to spot turtles in the many wetlands that line the trail. This section of trail is owned by Seguin Township and managed by the Park to Park Trail Association. Cargill Road has a large parking area that will fit 20+ vehicles including trailers. Access the Cargill road parking area to the west of Oastler Park Drive across from Kropf Industrial on Cargill Road.

Recommended Accommodations: Bayside Inn, Parry Sound

Haliburton ATV Association Trails

Corrie Lee- Haliburton Forest trail
Distance: 1,700 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: HATVAKATVA, or Quad Niagara

HATVA Trails are located throughout the beautiful and historic Haliburton County. The Haliburton Highlands area is renowned for scenic and majestic landscapes with numerous waterways throughout. The HATVA trails connect with neighboring trail systems in Kawartha, Muskoka, Peterborough, and Madawaska. It includes a portion of the Haliburton Rail Trail that runs from Kinmount north to Haliburton. Trail difficulty varies from rail trail to forest access roads to extreme deep woods paths that require winches as standard equipment. It is highly recommended that you tour with a club member that knows the trails or hire a local guide.

Haliburton Highlands Trail System

Distance: Over 500 km
Rating: Intermediate to Advanced
Multiple staging areas and access points

An intricate system that runs throughout the Haliburton Highlands with trails ranging from intermediate to expert. Haliburton’s core trails run from Minden north to Algonquin Park. This trail system includes linking trails to the Madawaska Trail System, Muskoka Trail System, Five Points Trail System & Kawartha Trail System. Includes trails to Sherbourne Lake, Big Hawk Lake, Paul Lake, Tingey Lake, Shoe Lake, Livingstone Lake, and Luck Lake. This is a vast array of trails and requires GPS navigation to explore without a guide.

Five Points Trail System

Distance: Over 150 km
Rating: Intermediate to Expert
Multiple staging and access points.

The Five Points System is north and east of Bobcaygeon. This trail system was developed and created by the local snowmobile clubs, Twin Mountains Snowmobile Club and Buckhorn District Snowmobile Club. The Haliburton ATV Association, Kawartha ATV Association, and the Ontario Federation of 4WD Recreationists are working hard with these organizations to help maintain a healthy trail system, consisting of private landowners and crown-land areas. Attempting these areas without proper mapping knowledge and orientation experience can be dangerous. Please refer to HATVA maps and use detailed GPS tracking for these trails.

Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park

Distance: Over 100 km, multiple trails
Rating: Intermediate to Expert
Multiple staging and access points

This trail will no longer be available to ATVs starting in 2019. This park is an official Ontario Provincial Park, with extra rules, regulations, ecological and environmental issues to consider and adhere to. Do not wander off existing trails, remove or destroy any existing vegetation or trees. Water courses are off-limits, as these areas are restricted and/or not allowed, such as private roads and private property around many of the lakes. Please pay close attention to signage.

Haliburton Rail Trail

Distance: 34 km
Rating: Novice
Pass/Permit: HATVAKATVAQuad Niagara 
Multiple staging and access points

The Haliburton Rail Trail begins in Bethany and runs through the communities of Lindsay, Cameron, Fenelon Falls, Burnt River and Kinmount. The Haliburton Corridor of the Rail Trail links the communities of Kinmount and Haliburton. This is maintained by the Haliburton ATV Club. South of Kinmount is maintained by the Kawartha ATV Club.

Click here to purchase maps of the HATVA trails.

Recommended Accommodations: Kashaga Lodge, Haliburton, Edgewater Park Lodge, Kearney

The KATVA's 250 km trail system is centrally located in the heart of Ontario ATV country. Approximately 1.5 hours from Toronto, the KATVA trails system has become a popular ATV hot spot. KATVA’s 900+ members and many day riders enjoy a multitude of dense forest tracts, natural vistas, historic stops, wildlife viewing, and majestic outlooks. Our membership respects the environment and the recreational pursuits of other trail users. This trail system includes links to neighbouring trail systems in Haliburton, Madawaska, Muskoka, Northumberland, and Peterborough.

Trail permits: KATVAHATVAQuad Niagara

Recommended Accommodations: Log Chateau Park, Fenelon Falls

Victoria Rail Trail corridor

Distance: 84 km
Rating: Novice
Multiple staging and access points

The Victoria Rail Trail Corridor (VRTC) is an 84 km rail trail, linking the communities of Bethany, Lindsay, Cameron, Fenelon Falls, Burnt River, and Kinmount. The VRTC is owned and administered by the City of Kawartha Lakes and is maintained by the Kawartha ATV Club. The Rail Trail extends north to Haliburton but that section is maintained by the Haliburton ATV Club.

Somerville Forest Track

Distance: 33 km
Rating: Novice to Expert
Staging Area and Parking

As a City Kawartha Lakes Municipal multi-use trail, the Somerville Forest Tract also referred to as The Pinery, comprises 3,420 hectares of mixed forest property. There are three trail loops known as The Pinery, the Marsh Trail, and the Millennium Trail, covering a variety of terrain including pine plantations, wetlands, hardwoods, and rock outcrops. This is a delicate area, which requires the utmost respect from users. The Pinery 8km (beginner); Millennium Trails 22km (Intermediate); Marsh 3km (expert).

Five Points System

Distance: over 150 km
Rating: Intermediate to Expert Trails
Multiple staging and access points

The Five Points System is north and east of Bobcaygeon. This trail system was developed and created by the local snowmobile clubs, Twin Mountains Snowmobile Club and Buckhorn District Snowmobile Club. The Kawartha ATV Association, the Haliburton ATV Association, and Ontario Federation of 4WD Recreationists are working hard with these organizations to help maintain a healthy trail system, consisting of private landowners and crown land areas. Attempting without proper mapping knowledge and orientation experience can be dangerous. Please refer to KATVA maps for detailed GPS tracking of trails.

Queen Elizabeth II Wildlands Provincial Park

Distance: over 100 km, multiple trails
Rating: Intermediate to Expert trails
Multiple staging and access points

This trail will no longer be available to ATVs starting in 2019. This park is an official Ontario Provincial Park, with extra rules, regulations, ecological and environmental issues to consider and adhere to. Do not wander off existing trails, or remove or destroy any existing vegetation or trees. Stay out of all water courses. There are areas to which ATVs are restricted and/or not allowed such as private roads and private property around many of the lakes. Please pay very close attention to signage.

Hastings Heritage Trail

Distance: 156 km
Rating: Novice
Pass/Permit: OnePass (EOTA or Park to Park)

The Hastings Heritage Trail is a four-seasons, multi-use recreational trail that follows an old railway line linking Hastings County. The trail is open year-round and boasts a number of parking lots and access points along the route. Trails in Hastings County consist of a 156 km ribbon of land stretching from Glen Ross to Lake St. Peter, connecting them to the waterways of the Trent Canal System in the south and the edge of Algonquin Park in the north. With points-of-interest like waterfalls, ghost towns, and the historic Hogan's Hotel, this is a great trail for a leisurely ride or family outing.

Cochrane ATV Trails

1,000 acres of private trail wilderness
Rating: Novice to Moderate

Northeastern Ontario's Bear Tracks ATV Tours, provide guided ATV tours to some remote and scenic locations throughout the Cochrane, Ontario area. Mostly located on crown land, you can ride all day and never be on the same trail twice. Or you can ride the streets of Cochrane and take a visit the Polar Bear Habitat & Heritage Village. To book a tour contact them at 705-272-5098 or at info@beartrackatv.com.

Recommended Accommodations: Best Western Swan Castle Inn, Cochrane

ATV Elliot Lake

Distance: 300+ km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Algoma Country's Elliot Lake area includes the largest insured ATV trail network in Ontario. Carved through the extraordinary landscape of this unspoiled part of Northern Ontario is a series of trails that will take you past racing rivers, ancient rock escarpments and transition forests offering more than just the thrill of the ride, but an unfolding journey through the history of a wild and majestic terrain. Perfect for seasoned or novice riders looking for day trips, overnight stays or extended three to five-day excursions. The well planned out trails are looped so you're never more than 20 minutes away from the amenities of the city. For more information contact the Elliot Lake ATV Club or call the Elliot Lake Welcome Centre at 800-661-6192.

The Boardwalk Run

Distance: 41 km
Rating: Easy/Moderate with short section of avoidable Moderate/Advanced
Pass/Permit: Elliot Lake ATV Club

The club's first trail includes a variety of terrain with scenic views across Home Lake and Scenic Lake. Wrapping around the city, it is the main loop that connects with the Boreal Forest Run and the Portage Run. Most of it is easy to moderate with short and avoidable portions that require riders with more experience. 

Boreal Forest Run

Distance: 47 km
Rating: Easy to Moderate
Pass/Permit: Elliot Lake ATV Club

Expansive views of this open powerline trail make this a favourite for ATVers and Snowmobilers. Leads to old growth forest full of wildflowers in the summer and vivid yellows from birch trees in the fall. Connects to the Portage Run or the Boardwalk Run or back to the city. 

May Lake Loop

Distance: 60 km
Rating: Moderate
Pass/Permit: Elliot Lake ATV Club

The first and possibly only trail in Ontario built by an ATV club for shared use with snowmobiles is a really scenic one with a backdrop of rock cliffs, bridges over remote lakes and great views of the city. The route travels Stanrock Road for an extent, providing a glimpse of Elliot Lake's modern lakefront development project. The trail can also be extended to Whiskey Lake for a real distant adventure.

Portage Run

Distance: 49 km
Rating: Advanced
Pass/Permit: Elliot Lake ATV Club

This looped trail is renowned for a challenging ATV ride through rough, muddy and rocky sections of trail and is recommended for advanced riders with four-wheel drive ATVs. Sections of the trail are open depending on the season, water and weather conditions.

This route is an extension of the Boreal Forest Run or the Boardwalk Run. The destination is a fantastic view of Lake Matinenda. The ride passes through tight, muddy trails and along some great sections above Quimby Lake.

Horne Lake Trail

Distance: 6 km
Rating: Novice
Pass/Permit: Elliot Lake ATV Club

Just barely outside of the City of Elliot Lake, this multi-use trail offers some spectacular views. 

Recommended Accommodations: Wilderness Lodge, Elliot Lake

Below we have listed other known trails for each region of the province. Please note: The trails listed here are not yet approved Ontario ATV trails. Use at your own risk. Be sure to check with local authorities before you head out.

West Nipissing ATV Club Trails

The trails are mostly situated between North Bay, Temagami and Chelmsford, with some stretching as far north and west as Shining Tree and Gogama. 

Recommended Accommodations: South River Resort, Nipissing

Explorers' Edge

Bear Claw Tours

Distance: 1,000 acres
Rating: Novice to Moderate

Seguin, Ontario's Bear Claw Tours provide guided ATV tours to some remote, scenic locations throughout the area. Offering a rider course for first-time riders for ages 6 and up, this is an ideal place to get some hands-on experience on an ATV in Ontario's north.

Recommended Accommodations: Bayside Inn, Parry Sound 

Redline Outdoors Trails

Rating: Novice to Advanced

This is the ideal place to go to get safety training on ATVs and UTVs. Make your way through thick forests of pine, and ongoing outcrops of rock, mudholes and the natural wonders of the Muskoka area. Providing ATV rentals by the day, week or month, rider training and ATV/Camping and ATV/fishing packages all within an hour's drive from Toronto! They can travel to other locations for safety training courses for large groups. Contact them for more information.

Recommended Accommodations: Bayview Wildwood Resort, Severn Bridge

Lake of Bays ATV Club Trails

Distance: 90 km
Rating: Beginner to Advanced
Pass/Permit: LBATV or HATVA

The Lake of Bays ATV Association now operates over 90 km of trails south of Dorset and Baysville, that connect with the Haliburton trail system. Lake of Bays Township allow ATVs, UTVs, ORVs and SxS on all district and township roads. From May 1 until December 31, from sunrise to sunset, all roads in Lake of Bays Township may be used by all-terrain vehicles, subject to the Ontario Highway Traffic Act.

Baysville is your headquarters for all things off-road, with staging areas, fuel, food, trail maps, and rentals all available from this welcoming community.

Algonquin West ATV Club

Distance: 450 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: AWATV or HATVA

The club is responsible for trails on the west side of Algonquin Park, from the north end of Muskoka, north of Huntsville, to well north and east of South River. See the trail map here. They only use roads to connect where they must, and nearly all of those are dirt back roads. Over 80% of the trails are actual trails, deep in the bush, mainly on Crown land. As AWATV is an associate club to both the Haliburton ATV Club and the Kawartha ATV Club, membership gets you get access to both of their trail systems.

Recommended Accommodations: Edgewater Park Lodge

Baxter/Severn ATV Trail Riders Trails

Distance: 90 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

With trails just east of Georgian Bay including a great loop that will take you from Baxter Lake through the many lakes of the area south to Coldwater and back north to Port Severn. There are great mudholes, water and technical rocks around Barron's Lake. 

Central Ontario ATV Club Trails

Distance: 157 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: OFATV

Currently maintaining 4 loops in the areas just South and East of Georgian Bay. Take in the amazing scenery along the bush trail located in various Simcoe County Forests that vary from smooth and sandy to tricky and technical.

Recommended Accommodations: Horseshoe Resort, Barrie, ON

Dufferin Grey ATV Club Trails

Distance: 267 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

Most trails are located in Grey County with some stretching down into Dufferin County near Shelburne.

Recommended Accommodations: Blue Sky RV Resorts

Huron Shores ATV Club Trails

Distance: Over 100 km
Pass/Permit: HSATV or OnePass (EOTA or Park to Park)

This network of trails is shared with hikers, horses, and snowmobiles. They currently connect to neighbouring clubs including West Grey ATV Club, and Dufferin Grey ATV Club. The speed limit is 50 km/hr so you will be able to enjoy the sites along the rail trails and forest trails they maintain.

West Grey ATV Club Trail

Pass/Permit: OFATV

Clubs with trails around West Grey ATV Club are Dufferin Grey ATV Club, Huron Shores ATV Club, and South Bruce Peninsula ATV Club. Other clubs that are associated with the OFATV can be found on their website at www.ofatv.org.

South Bruce Peninsula ATV Club Trails

Distance: 160 km
Rating: Novice to Intermediate
Pass/Permit: SBPATV or OnePass (Park to Park or EOTA)

The club operates over 160 kilometres of trail stretching from Highway 21 in the south to Wiarton in the north and Lake Huron in the west to Georgian Bay in the east. The trails are a healthy mix of off-road trails, multi-use rail trails, unmaintained and gravel roads and paved roadways connecting the network together in a loop that takes approximately 8 hours to complete.

Food and fuel are available along the trail in Sauble Beach, Wiarton and Shallow Lake and accommodations are available in Sauble Beach and Wiarton.

Recommended Accommodations: Shenstone Motor Inn

Ottawa Valley ATV Club Trails

Distance: 690 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

The OVATVC riding area is nestled in the beautiful Madawaska Highlands of Eastern Ontario. The trails cover a large area which is generally bordered by Calabogie to the northeast, Sharbot Lake to the south, Bancroft to the west and the Madawaska River to the north. 

Renfrew Country ATV Club Trails

Distance: 700 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: OFATV

Located in the Ottawa Valley, the 700+ km network of trails is built on a foundation of abandoned rail lines and forest access roads that meander through forests, lakes view vistas, and remarkable Ontario landscapes. This adventurous route winds it's way across the countryside passing through numerous rural communities that provide riders with convenient access to a wide variety of supplies, services, and accommodations.

Coe Hill Riders ATV Club

Pass/Permit: OFATV

Email the club or check out their Facebook page for info.

Ottawa and Countryside

ATV Club of Eastern Ontario Trails 

Distance: 329 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

The ATVCEO has a series of trails located in the countryside east of Ottawa, from just east of Casselman to Alexandria and north to the Ottawa River. As a result of recent by-law changes, the ATVCEO and Nation Valley ATV Clubs are now linked.

Nation Valley ATV Club Trails

Distance: 233 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV
With trails located just south of Ottawa and further south near Winchester, Hallville, and South Mountain, the NVATC hosts many events throughout the year. See their trail map here.

Southeastern Ontario

Johnstown ATV Club Trails

Distance: 275 km
Rating: Intermediate to Advanced
Pass/Permit: OFATV

View a map of the trails and locations to buy passes here.

Nation Valley ATV Club Trails

Distance: 233 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV 
With trails located just south of Ottawa and further south near Winchester, Hallville, and South Mountain, the NVATC hosts many events throughout the year. See their trail map here.

Napanee & District ATV Club Trails

Pass/Permit: OnePass (EOTA or Park to Park), Napanee & District ATV Club

Located in the Lennox & Addington area, the club is a partner with access to the massive 2,000 km Eastern Ontario Trails Association trails.

Rideau Lakes ATV Club

Pass/Permit: OFATV

Founded in 2015, the Rideau Lakes ATV Club is located in Rideau Lakes Township, southwest of Smiths Falls. Phase 1 of their trails is complete. This phase connects them to Thousand Islands ATV Club, opening up more trails for you to enjoy.

Thousand Islands ATV Club

Distance: 126 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

The trail system is in the building stage right now. Club members opened a trail in the early spring of 2014 of approximately 126km. They consist of trails meant for beginners to intermediates. However, there are a few challenging points with bypasses.

Glendaler’s Winter Sports Club Trails

Distance: 200 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced

Located in the Seaway Valley, the club's trails stretch from Cornwall in the West to the Quebec Border in the East and South from the shores of the St Lawrence River to Alexandria in the North. The aims of the club are to provide recreational activities to all members and enthusiasts for the Winter months. Winter trails are open from mid-December to mid-March each year. The Peanut Trail is open for use year round. It runs on the former CP Rail bed which is now owned by the South Glengarry Township. Click here for trail status and details.

Ganaraska Forest

Distance: 300 km
Rating: Novice
Pass/Permit: Ganaraska Forest Membership or Day Pass

Southern Ontario's largest forest is located just an hour's drive from Toronto. With hundreds of kilometres of trails and logging roads, easy parking and multiple entry points. ATVing is permitted in the West Forest and East Forest only. The Central section of the Forest is maintained as a passive use area.

Recommended Accommodations: Beachwood Resort, Selwyn

PTBO Trails

Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: EOTA or PTBO Trails

Formerly known as the Havelock & District ATV Club, The Peterborough County Trails ATV Club welcomes riders of all skills levels—from brand new to experienced riders of both ATVs and Side by Sides. Our guided rides feature comfortable speeds, frequent stops, and beautiful destinations within Peterborough County.

Northumberland District ATV Riders Club Trails

Distance: 330 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

Northumberland County is located between Lake Ontario and the Trent-Severn Waterway. The club has 330 kilometres of trails mapped and signed, throughout Cramahe, Alnwick-Haldimand, and Trent Hills Township, and has obtained private landowner agreements where necessary. They have obtained road-use by-laws for all legally required use of un-assumed and un-maintained roads to link trails. The trails are side by side-friendly.

Huron, Perth, Waterloo, and Wellington 

Great Lakes ATV Club Trails

Pass/Permit: OFATV
Rating: Beginner to Intermediate 

The Great Lakes ATV Club is home to two separate trails. You must trailer between the two systems as they are approximately 23 kilometres apart. Directions are posted at the parking areas.

Innerkip Trail

Distance: 10 km
Rating: Moderate

This trail system consists of winding flat trails, with some hilly areas and Blue Arrow trails (ie challenging muddy sections). It can take 1.5 to 3 hours to run. It is side by side friendly up to 64” width. This system is generally open for winter riding. Check website for updates.

Recommended Accommodations: Forest Motel and Woodland Retreat, Stratford

Cathcart Trail

This trail is not side by side friendly. This trail system has 12 km of family-friendly trails, with some blue arrow trails. It will take 1.5 to 3 hours to run. Watch signs as a couple trails are one way only. Bring a lunch to enjoy at our picnic area over redneck bridge.

Hamilton, Halton, and Brant

Great Lakes ATV Club Trails

Pass/Permit: OFATV
Rating: Beginner to Intermediate 

The Great Lakes ATV Club is home to two separate trails. You must trailer between the two systems as they are approximately 23 kilometres apart. Directions are posted at the parking areas.

Cathcart Trail

This trail is not side by side friendly. This trail system has 12 km of family-friendly trails, with some blue arrow trails. It will take 1.5 to 3 hours to run. Watch signs as a couple trails are one way only. Bring a lunch to enjoy at our picnic area over redneck bridge.

Recommended Accommodations: Comfort Inn Brantford

Niagara

Quad Niagara ATV Club Trails

Pass/Permit: Quad NiagaraHATVA or KATVA

Currently, in the Niagara Region you can legally ride your ATV on your own property, private property with permission from the landowner, crown land, and on the Quad Niagara trail system.

York, Durham and the Hills of Headwaters

Dufferin Grey ATV Club Trails

Distance: 267 km
Pass/Permit: OFATV

Most trails are located in Grey County with some stretching down into Dufferin County near Shelburne.

Ganaraska Forest

Distance: 300 km
Rating: Novice
Pass/Permit: Ganaraska Forest Membership or Day Pass

Southern Ontario's largest forest is located just an hour's drive from Toronto. With hundreds of kilometres of trails and logging roads, easy parking and multiple entry points. ATVing is permitted in the West Forest and East Forest only. The Central section of the Forest is maintained as a passive use area.

Recommended Accommodations: Beachwood Resort, Selwyn

Ontario's Southwest

Norfolk County ATV Club Trails

Pass/Permit: OFATV

B&D ATV Trail Riding

Rating: Novice

B&D ATV Trails is a family park located in beautiful Six Nations of the Grand River Territory on 70 acres of grass and wood trails. The trail systems provide riders with freedom and a chance to explore a majestic Carolinian Forest. A great place for a family outing. Also see Hawk's Nest ATV Park, where you'll find 76 acres of fun for trail riding and mud bathing for your ATV.

Essex County ATV Club

Pass/Permit: OFATV

The club maintains lands they have access to. Currently, there is the Walker Trail and the Howard Trail.

Talbot Trail ATV Club Trails

Distance: 100 km
Rating: Novice to Advanced
Pass/Permit: TTATV

The Talbot Trail ATV Club has several different locations of trails that offer beginners, intermediate and advanced trails, however, they are not connected together. The three trails are located throughout St. Thomas, Port Stanley, Aylmer, and the surrounding area. The TTATV Club is currently working with various landowners in developing other new sanctioned trails in our surrounding area.

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