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Welcome to the Ganaraska Hiking Trail

The nine member clubs of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association Inc. maintain the 500 kilometre long Ganaraska Hiking Trail that is a recreational trail extending from Port Hope on Lake Ontario to the Bruce Trail near Collingwood, with side trails to Wasaga Beach and Midland. Each club offers hikes in their local area and maintains the trail system for all to enjoy. Come out and meet like-minded people who share a passion for the great outdoors!

I Closed the Gap – Hike On the Midland and Tiny Trail Extensions

On April 13, 2024 lace up those hiking boots and join us for the historic “I Closed the Gap” Hike along the beautiful Ganaraska Hiking Trail through Midland, Penetanguishene and Tiny. This project has been over 10 years in the making. Get ready to explore the beautiful Georgian Bay shoreline and various forest trails, breathe in the fresh air, and challenge yourself on this scenic trail. For more details and to register click I Closed the Gap

Current Newsletters

2024 Spring/Summer Newsletter

2024 Winter Newsletter

Land Acknowledgement

The Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association acknowledges that the Ganaraska Hiking Trail passes through the traditional territories of the Anishinaabek, Wendat-Huron, and Haudenosaunee nations. The Hiking Association also acknowledges that some practices of settlement on lands were not conducted with the attitude of respect for the natural environment, which was characteristic of Indigenous people’s relationship with land, water, sky, flora and fauna. Hiking offers opportunities to connect meaningfully with the natural environment. Reconciliation with our natural surroundings in the form of learning to live with respect for nature is a step toward reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

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