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Discovery Routes Trails Organization is a charity and non-profit that promotes the use and development of trails and active transportation systems in Ontario’s Near North.
We support better health, tourism, strong communities, and environmental appreciation and protection. We have a thriving community of volunteers who provide stewardship for a vast and diverse trail network.
As a trails organization, we support our community-based trail partners through collaborations and resource sharing to keep growing and improving the trails and active transportation network.
Find out how Discovery Routes Trails Organization is:
- Connecting Communities and People
- Inspiring Trail Use for Health and Well Being
- Promoting Safe, Responsible and Equitable Access to Trails
- Supporting the Local Economy
Help us grow support for the local trails and connect communities. Donate to Discovery Routes.
Discovery Routes leads the development of the Voyageur Cycling Route Experiences & Multi-Adventures along and around the 645km Voyageur Cycling Route
Trail Updates and Events
Winter Trails to Keep you Connected Winter has arrived in Northern Ontario in all its snowy splendour. To make the best of the season Discovery Routes’ prescription is to spend time outdoors on our vast network of winter trails. To feel nature’s healing power – dress in layers, breathe in the fresh air, revel in the heaps of snow and discover […] read more
Trail Mix and Mingle – Nov 21, 2023 Celebrating Trails in East Ferris Trail Mix and Mingle and Discovery Routes Annual Meeting Date and Time: November 21, 2023 at 5:00PM Social; Meeting to start at 5:30PM; Adjournment at 7:00PM Location: Corbeil Park Hall, 392 Highway 94, Corbeil or via zoom (link will be sent upon registration) To Register: Fill in the form at […] read more
Celebrating Trails Champion Gerry Geisler Discovery Routes Celebrates Volunteer Trails Champion Gerry Giesler Trail champions from around the region gathered at The Pines trails in Powassan on June 29, 2023 to celebrate the contribution of volunteers to a thriving trails network across Nipissing and the Almaguin Highlands. Across the Discovery Routes region there are at least 56 separate community trail […] read more
5 Year-Round Multi-Adventures in Northeastern Ontario Escape the usual on the ancient Canadian Shield. Rocky flowy trails, quiet gravel and rural roads, glacial lakes and rivers —1000’s of km of trails in the North are calling. There is a song by Canadian rock icons The Tragically Hip that exemplifies Northeastern Ontario’s lesser-known, but soon-to-be-discovered multi-adventures: “The Last of the Unplucked Gems.” […] read more
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The vast network of trails we celebrate exist on the traditional lands and waterways of the Anishinaabe people within the territory protected by the Robinson Huron Treaty of 1850 and Williams Treaties of 1923.