Hear success stories, learn how to manage and develop your trail, and find out where Ontario Trails is headed.
Frontenac County and the Sharbot Lake Business Group with Ontario Trails Council, have collaborated on this Trailhead Symposium. The aim of this event is to convene and connect stakeholders and interested parties to address identified priorities and opportunities with regards to The Frontenac K&P Trail, the Tay-Havelock Trail, the Cataraqui Trail and other regionally significant trails. Networking with trail use groups, trail planners, regional tourism to establish linkages to other regional Trails.
Building on our extensive experience of over 250 community meetings, over 20 regional and provincial level conferences and over 35 national meetings of trails stakeholders, Ontario Trails Council is pleased to partner with Frontenac County and The Town of Sharbot Lake on this Trailhead Event.
As with all Ontario Trails Symposiums or conferences, OTC works collaboratively with communities to create a relevant and inspirational event, helping communities build on Ontario Trails Council Membership and local participation in trails.
Our April 2019 Trailhead Kitchener Waterloo was a co-hosted event between the Region of Waterloo. City of Kitchener, the University of Waterloo and the Ontario Trails Council. Similarly, the March 2017 Trailhead Hastings was supported by Hastings County, North Hastings Economic Development Committee, and Ontario Trails Council; and the June 2016 Trailhead Renfrew was co-hosted by Renfrew County, with partnership support of the Regional Tourism Organization, Ontario Highlands Tourism Organization Unit, and Ontario Trails Council.
About Frontenac County:
Frontenac County is a public governmental organization that convenes conversations and projects in support of community well-being. Frontenac County is also the backbone organization supporting the development of recreational trails in the Frontenac region, supporting community coalitions that aims to engage all residents in the region in active transportation, on safe and connected routes linking communities.
To engage the community on issues of shared concern and create opportunities for action, the Trailhead Frontenac acts as a forum to connect and collaborate locally, by bringing trails stakeholders together with other interested residents and potential project champions.
For those kind enough and able to attend we thank you. Thanks for the sharing and your involvement in the day. We are looking forward to planning a second gathering in the future. In order to do this we are seeking your feedback on our first event. We welcome your comments and suggestions. On behalf of Ontario Trails, our sincere gratitude.
Discover best practices, innovations and ideas from across the country.
Gain insights from a range of influential leaders and experts.
Exchange ideas with fellow attendees and those shaping the future of trails in Ontario.
A glimpse of what’s in store for the Trailhead Frontenac Event.
K & P Trail Plans - looking ahead to the future and what the Frontenac County hopes for this trail in the future.
An Economic Development Pathway for Trails
Representatives from the OVRT Trail talk to the development fo this trail, as well as the inter-linkages this trail hopes to achieve between trails, users and communities.
Representatives from the Trans Canada Trail Ontario will talk about the trails throughout Canada that focus on multi-use and the way that they have developed and implement the Yellow Trail designation.
Our handpicked speakers will share important insights, success stories and actionable advice. *Invited.
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Trailhead Frontenac will be held at Soldiers Memorial Hall. 1107 Garrett St. Sharbot Lake Ontario, just steps from beautiful Sharbot Lake!
See current availability and make your reservation today – before rooms fill up!
A big thank you to our sponsors!
Trailhead Ontario has great sponsorship opportunities available for companies looking to extend their brand within and beyond the trails community.
Your tax-deductible conference sponsorship is a great way to reach trail directors and decision-makers, showcase your organization, and support healthy communities.
“Awesome speakers, great networking and a wonderful atmosphere. Highly recommend. I’ll be back next year!”
“Excellent presentations and good debates around practices that are changing how trails are used in Ontario.”