Mad River Ganaraska Section Re-Opens

The Mad River section of the Ganaraska Trail, between Utopia and the westerly cairn of  the trail in Glen Huron was in dire need of some TLC.  This year, starting in March and working until end of May, and thanks to a very small group of dedicated and hardworking volunteers, we managed to bring the trail back into shape.  As it stands right now, the entire 50 km Mad River section of the Ganaraska Hiking Trail is open for hiking. 

The entire trail has been re-blazed and had much of the dead-fall of trees and brush removed along with cutting back of overgrown branches, vines and small shrubs/trees, etc.  The section that requires the most ongoing maintenance is the abandoned rail line between Utopia and New Lowell.  As the summer season progresses, plant growth will continue and, therefore, another rail line clean up will be organized later in the year. 

Thanks to everyone who worked on this project to finally have this trail reopened!  Happy Hiking!

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