Trail Closures and Cautions

Some GHTC trails are closed at landowner's request for hunting in the fall months. 

The central section of the Speed River trail (Sideroad 10 to Rd 124) is closed to hiking as marked by red Trail Closed signs from Sept. 1, 2022 to Jan. 20, 2023. It is also closed for public hunting. It is open for hunting only to members of the Vimy Ridge Hunt Club.

Please respect landowners wishes.

Last year’s local shotgun seasons for deer were Nov. 7 - 13 and Dec. 5 – 11 for muzzle loading guns and bows. We recommended you avoid hiking in the woods for those dates and otherwise to have worn bright colours during the fall months. Other townships may have different dates.

Local bow and arrow season for deer typically runs from Oct 1 - Dec 31.

Stay tuned for updated 2023 dates.


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