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Winter Trail Closures

Attention all members, please be advised that many of the trails are closed for the winter months to allow use by our fellow trail users the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC). As of December 1st these trails are offlimits for 4WD use. … read more

Trails Notice

Our friends at Kawartha ATV Association have just provided the following update. This will most likely affect Picard. “Trail Maintenance work – heavy equipment – use caution or if possible avoid this area of the 5-points. Buckhorn District Snowmobile Club will be conducting major trail renovations on trail 44 north of the 57 junction, and all … read more

Camping Tips

Camping and off-roading go hand-in-hand. When camping along trails here are some tips that will improve your camping experience and help keep camping areas open: Leave all campsites and lunch-spots cleaner than when you found them.  It is for the benefit of all trail users that we do everything possible to maintain clean campsites and … read more

Notice of Camping Restrictions

The Ministry of Natural Resources has placed a camping ban at Bass Lake and Picard Lake. When visiting trails in these areas we ask that you please follow the MNR’s direction and do not camp at these two areas. The MNR has prepared a list of reminders for camping on Crown Land and we encourage … read more

Seasonal Dates Reminder

Spring is finally here! With the warmer weather has come tons of mud and wet conditions. However, we ask that our members please continue to stay off the trails until May 1 as per the Seasonal Dates guidelines. Staying off the trails until May 1 is a courtesy to allow the trails to dry out and … read more

2016 Newbie Runs

The dates for the 2016 Newbie Runs have been determined: May 28, 2016 July 23, 2016 September 17, 2016 The runs this year will take place at  South Wind Motel & Campground. Some intrepid members have already noticed all three dates in the events calendar. While the runs are listed in the events calendar please … read more

Update on South Wind Trail System

As of March 11, 2016, the trails located at South Wind Motel & Campground are closed until May 1, 2016. The unseasonably warm weather has melted all the snow on the trail system and the trails are now thick mud. To avoid the degradation of the new trails with huge ruts Ray has made the decision … read more

Ray’s Winter Wonderland 2016 Recap

Over the February Family Day long weekend a brave group of our members tackled the trails at South Wind Motel & Campground for the first inaugural Ray’s Winter Wonderland. Why were they brave? Because there was an extreme cold weather alert and temperatures were around -30 degrees Celsius! A total of 8 trucks with both … read more

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