Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association Clubs
For more information on a particular club, please use the Contact Us page. Or, click on the Club name below which is linked to the Club’s social media page.
Barrie Club is responsible for 50.6 kilometres of trail that runs south-west from the Horseshoe Valley area. The club runs a programme of hikes, cycling and evening walks in the area around Barrie as well as more distant outings, generally on Thursdays with the Orillia Club and also on Sundays. Our events are at various locations and have different meeting places so always check the hike description for details. Thursday events are announced weekly as details are finalized. All listed events are weather dependent. Always check the Barrie calendar for the most current schedule and event information, and check out our Barrie Facebook page.
Kawartha Club maintains 77.5 kilometres of trail through the Kawartha Lakes area, from Omemee north to Moore Falls. We hike every Wednesday morning and every weekend except July and August. Wednesday hikes are about 1 1/2 hours long. Weekend hikes are generally longer and more challenging.
Mad River Club has a 50.5 kilometre section of trail that runs more or less west through Angus and Glencairn to Glen Huron, where it meets the Bruce Trail high above the Niagara Escarpment. The club has a regular programme of hikes in the surrounding area out to the Bruce Trail.
Midland Club maintains the 13.7 kilometres of the Midland section (from Vasey Road to the Wye River in Midland, as well as the 27 km Tiny section (between Tiny Concession 12 and the Wasaga Beach section). The club organizes an active programme of hiking, biking, paddling, snowshoeing, camping and social events. Life is good when you are a member of the Midland Ganaraska Hiking Club. NOTE: THERE IS NO TINY CLUB
Orillia Club is responsible for 69 kilometres of trail east and west of Orillia. They offer a regular programme of both long and short hikes on the same day in a wide area around Orillia including Muskoka. Check the Google Calendar on this site for listings of upcoming hikes, and updates to hikes.
Oro-Medonte Club maintains 19.6 kilometres of trail north of the Horseshoe Valley area. The club organizes a programme of hikes which includes the local area, over to Owen Sound and up into Muskoka.
Pine Ridge Club is based in the area around Port Hope and Cobourg at the southern end of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail. They maintain 65.1 kms of trail. They have a regular programme of weekly hikes on Wednesday, Saturday and Sundays in the surrounding Northumberland County.
Wasaga Beach Club maintains 48.5 kilometres of trail from just east of Glen Huron to Allenwood Beach in Wasaga Beach. They have an active programme of hiking and cycling in that area.
Wilderness Club draws its members from across southern Ontario. Because of the challenges posed by the 71.5 km. of wilderness terrain and the need to backpack multi-day hikes, the club organizes a limited number of hikes and one or two maintenance weekends each season.