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The Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Management Plan

Along with the Country of Renfrew and Lanark County, Papineau-Cameron Township have put together a draft for the Ottawa Valley Recreational Trail Management Plan. To see the draft, click the link below.

Ottawa-Valley-Rail-Trail-Management-Plan-DRAFT


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Regional Tourism Promotion

Our region is as much a meeting place today as it was in the time of the First Nations and Voyageurs. With access to Ontario’s oldest provincial park, hundreds of kilometers of multi-use trails, great dining and incredible waterways and provincial parks Mattawa Voyageur Country will bring out the explorer in you.


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The Véloroute Voyageur Cycling Route

The Véloroute Voyageur Cycling Route is Ontario’s next major cycling tourism experience spanning 380-km across Northeastern Ontario from the Ottawa Valley to Sudbury East. (see photo below) Following the path of the Voyageurs over 400 years ago along three heritage waterways and 200-km of the Trans Canada Trail, the vision is that the Voyageur Cycling Route will become part of the foundational provincial cycling network with direct connections to the Waterfront Trail’s Lake Huron North Channel Cycling Route, the Georgian Bay Cycling Route, and the National Capital Region.

In this initiative led by Discovery Routes, MBEDC representing its member communities, is one of a number of partners at a committee level who serve as project advisors, ambassadors and community links helping to ensure project success.

voyageur-cycling-map

 

PROJECT UPDATE: Nov. 10th/2017

Follow the link below for the full project update.

VVCR Update- Oct 2017


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VMUTS

The Voyageur Multi-Use Trail System (VMUTS) located in Mattawan, just outside of Mattawa offers 300 kms of four season exploration opportunities to ATVers, motocross riders, snowmobilers and horseback riders.  To increase awareness of this local gem and to attract more visitors to the region, The Mattawa-Bonfield Economic Development Corporation is working closely with the VMUTS new board of directors to establish and carry out an operating plan, including marketing tools and a trail maintenance plan.

 

UPDATE: JOB CREATION PROJECT

This Employment Ontario project is funded in part by the Government of Canada (THE MINISTRY OF ADVANCED EDUCATION SKILLS DEVELOPMENT)

 

Trail 11 Before:

Trail 11 After:

 

Improvements on Trail #13:

This trail was nearly inaccessible.


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