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Hiking trail at Ingleton-Wells property in North Kawartha

Fall into the Kawarthas with Kawartha Land Trust’s Public Access Hiking Trails

Fall is a special time in the Kawarthas and a wonderful season to get outdoors to enjoy the beauty of the changing leaves.If you’re looking to visit a new trail to take in the fall splendour, or revisit an old favourite, here is a list of Kawartha Land Trust’s public [...]

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20th Anniversary Series: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island & Kawartha Land Trust

This installation of Kawartha Land Trust’s 20th anniversary series shines a light on beautiful Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island and Kawartha Land Trust’s history with the island.Maybe you’ve seen the island from the mainland shoreline on Pigeon Lake, or perhaps you’ve canoed or boated there for an afternoon of hiking amid the [...]

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Second Annual Women’s Backcountry Skills Clinic Held on Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island

On June 11, Kawartha Land Trust (KLT), in partnership with Paddle Like A Girl and Wild Rock, held our second annual Women’s Backcountry Skills Clinic. This year, the event was held at KLT’s Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island in Pigeon Lake. The island, at over 1,000 acres, is the largest undeveloped island in [...]

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A KLT staff member and volunteer work to clear trails at Christie Bentham Wetland

Kawartha Land Trust Trails Update: July 8, 2022

Thank you for your patience as our staff and volunteers have been working hard to clear downed and leaning trees from our trails that fell as a result of the May 21 derecho.Here are Kawartha Land Trust’s trails updates as of July 8, 2022. We’re excited to report that a number [...]

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Kawartha Land Trust Call for Volunteers

We are currently looking for new volunteers to help us fill these exciting roles: Trails and Public Relations Volunteer: Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island, Pigeon LakeTrail Maintenance and Monitoring: John Earle Chase Memorial Park, Gannon's Narrows, Trent Lakes Trails & Public Relations Volunteer, Big (Boyd/ Chiminis) Island Description Big (Boyd/Chiminis) Island is a crowning achievement [...]

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