Location, Telephone & Internet
E-Mail info@ganaraska-hiking-trail.org
Website www.ganaraska-hiking-trail.org
Social Media Facebook
Located In Community Barrie
Address Barrie, ON
Contact Information
Primary Contact Liz Erwin, Barrie Club President, Ganaraska Barrie Hiking Club; Phone: (Cell) 705-792-6181; Email: lizerwin@rogers.com
Alternate Contact Susan Lee, Barrie Club Director, Ganaraska Barrie Hiking Club; Phone: 705-627-0345; Email: susanmlee2016@gmail.com
Primary Executive Frieda Baldwin, Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association President; Email: frieda.baldwin@rogers.com
Alternate Executive Carol Strickland, Secretary; Email: stricklandc@rogers.com
Mailing Address c/o Ganaraska Hiking Trail Association Inc. 
PO Box 693 
Orillia, ON L3V 6K7
Description & Services
Description (Service) COVID-19 precautions when outdoor activity is permitted 
  • Social Distancing in effect during hikes 
  • Group numbers are kept within current Government guidelines
Regular Service 
  • Ganaraska Hiking Trail consists of 500 kilometres of non-motorized trails for hiking, skiing and snowshoeing, running from Port Hope on Lake Ontario to the Bruce Trail near Collingwood, with side trails to Wasaga Beach and Midland 
  • the trail is comprised of 9 sections (Barrie, Orillia, Midland, Wasaga, Oro-Medonte, Pine Ridge, Wilderness, Kawartha and Mad River) 
  • objectives of the Association are to: 
    • bring together people who are interested in physical activities such as hiking, biking, and cross country skiing 
    • develop non-motorized recreational trails 
    • map the trails
  • members of each section plan local hikes as well as develop and maintain the Ganaraska Trail 
  • a registered charitable organization
Hours Administration Meetings: twice a year, call or visit website for dates
Hikes: usually twice a week, call or visit website for information about upcoming outings
Areas Served Barrie ; Essa ; Innisfil ; Oro-Medonte
Eligibility No restrictions * non-members welcome to join individual hikes
Application Call, visit website or email for information
Languages English
Fees Membership - individual and family memberships available
Other Details
Elections Informal
Physical Access Not Accessible
Print Material Newsletter 3 times a year The Ganaraska News, for members of the Ganaraska Trail Association and landowners who permit the trail on their land

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