TTT News

Here are some important announcements concerning the Tom Thomson Trail.

Hunters on Trail

posted Nov 6, 2017, 4:50 AM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Nov 6, 2017, 5:25 AM ]

Warning! Hunters have been spotted on the 24 SR section of the Tom Thomson Trail. Use caution when using that section. The deer hunting season is Nov. 4 to 9. We suggest that trail users take the Alternate Route along Bayshore Road for this period.

Dogs must be on leash

posted Nov 2, 2017, 12:16 PM by Thomas Hakala

When walking your dog on the Tom Thomson Trail please keep them on leash. There have been a few incidents of loose dogs lacking other dogs or people.

Bear Sighting on TTT

posted Sep 27, 2017, 3:42 PM by Thomas Hakala

Our good neighbor, Martin, reported that two very frightened young women came to his farmhouse door to report that they saw two black bears along the Tom Thomson Trail between the 28th Ave. Section and 24 SR. Please be aware that bears are on the move in the fall.

Missing Signs

posted Sep 3, 2017, 6:35 AM by Thomas Hakala

We have noticed that some our trail direction signs have been removed by someone.  If you see anyone tampering with the trail signs, please call the police. They are costly to replace.

Fresh gravel on 28th St.

posted Jul 31, 2017, 2:20 PM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Jul 31, 2017, 2:22 PM ]

The city is spreading fresh gravel on 28th St. north of Sidereal 24. Tom Thomson Trail users be aware that it is soft and thick and difficult to steer 
in.... At least until it rains and packed.

Beware of ticks

posted Jul 12, 2017, 7:16 PM by Thomas Hakala

With the wet summer we are having, ticks can be an issue. It is a good idea to wear long socks and long pants when walking on any woodland trails. Also, please use proper footwear when hiking on the Tom Thomson Trail. The trail surface is natural and uneven in some areas and sturdy footwear is advised.


posted Jun 24, 2017, 3:51 PM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Jun 24, 2017, 3:52 PM ]

Caution: There are a number of washouts on the Tom Thomson Trail after the rainstorm on Thursday. The 24 Side Road section is really bad. Our volunteers are working to fix the problems, but in the mean time take care on the trail.

New panels are up on the Owen Sound TTT Kiosk

posted Jun 22, 2017, 6:58 AM by Thomas Hakala

The Tom Thomson Trailhead kiosk that is north of the Bayshore Community Centre has all new panels. The revised map showing the completed trail (both main trail and alternate routes). The other kiosk panels will be installed soon.

Grey County Road #112 Detour

posted May 21, 2017, 10:09 AM by Thomas Hakala

A bridge will be replaced on Grey Road 112 north of Highway 26 between July 4 and August 25, 2017. A detour will follow Sideroad 22 and the 7th Line, which will mean heavier then normal traffic. Both of these roads are part of the Tom Thomson Trail. Please use caution during this period.

Fresh Gravel and Water on SR 30

posted Apr 21, 2017, 11:50 AM by Thomas Hakala   [ updated Apr 21, 2017, 11:52 AM ]

The winter was tough on our trail. Here are more things to watch out for.

• Side Road 23 has many many pot holes both in gravel section and
on the tar and chip section closest to Concession 6 north.

• Fresh gravel (deep too) on Side Road 30, just past Concession 6

• Unopened road allowance at end of Side Road 30 still very wet.

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