People ask us, “Can I cycle on the Maitland Trail?”
Our Answer: No, but you can cycle on the GART (part of the G2G Rail Trail that is maintained by the Maitland Trail Association).
Of the +80 kilometers of trails that we maintain,
only 10.9 kilometers are open to cycling – The GART
All trails maintained by MTA:
- The GART: The Goderich-to-Auburn Rail Trail, 10.9 km from Highway 21 north of Goderich to the Maitland River south of Auburn. Part of the G2G Rail Trail connecting Goderich and Guelph. With current (temporary) detours, the G2G provides approximately 142 kilometers of beautiful country trail for cycling.
- The Maitland Trail : Our main trail, currently about 51.5 kilometers from Auburn to Goderich, running primarily along the Maitland River valley.
- Maitland Trail side trails: 16.7 kilometers of access trails and side trails connected to the main trail, including
- The Sifto Loop (1.6 km)
- the Menesetung Trail (1.4 km)
- Colborne Riverside Park (500 m)
- The Millennium Trail: 2.8 km along the Maitland River on the east boundary of Goderich
- The Maitland Woods: A 3.2 km loop with 700 m of connectors through our cherished urban woodland
Photos of the GART and G2G