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Multi-use trail development to connect Midland, Penetanguishene, Tiny

In Council Watch
Apr 13th, 2015

 Hikers, cyclists, snowmobilers will all be welcome on 263-hectare property

By Jenni Dunning  Midland Mirror

NORTH SIMCOE – A 263-hectare forested property bordering Midland, Penetanguishene and Tiny Township will be the new home of multi-use trails as early as this spring.

Simcoe County started developing a recreation plan after it bought the land three years ago. All types of organizations – from cyclists and snowmobilers to hikers and ATVers – have come forward with suggestions.

“Everybody has the ability of getting what they like as long as it fits a master plan,” said Penetanguishene Coun. Mike Lauder.

He co-created Georgian Bay Trails, which is assisting the county with organizing its plans. A master plan is expected to be completed by the end of April, he said.

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