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Guelph Hiking Trail Club

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Primary Contact Mike Curtis, President; Phone: 905-877-4134; Email:
Description (Site) Various trails used for local and non-local hikes
Located In Community Guelph
Mailing Address PO Box 1 
Guelph, ON N1H 6J6
Physical Access Unknown - contact club for information
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Organizes regular hikes on various trails throughout the year, offering hiking in all seasons.
Description (Service) Maintains two rural walking trails and related side trails. Trails are not intended for bicycle or other vehicle use 
* local and non-local hikes 
* led by certified leaders 
* Radial Line Trail mostly follows an abandoned electric railway line from the east side of Guelph, through the valley of the Eramosa River to the Bruce Trail near Limehouse  
* Speed River Trail begins at the west side of Guelph and follows the Speed River to Cambridge, at Black Bridge Rd 
Maintains a multi-use trail on an abandoned railway line, the Kissing Bridge Trailway, from Guelph (Silvercreek Parkway N and County Rd 30) to West Montrose. 
Responsible for building and maintaining rural trails between the Grand Valley (Fergus, Elora, Cambridge) on the west and the Bruce Trail (Limehouse - near Acton) on the east  
* club built the Starkey Loop Trail on Starkey Hill near Arkell, which is now maintained by the Guelph Hiking Trail Club
Hours Hours vary
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility No restrictions * guests welcome at all events
Application Call or visit website for information. Hikers meet at easily accessible Guelph location to arrange carpools.
Languages English
Fees Membership - paid annually ; Publications - Guelph Hiking Trail Club Handbook (coloured trail maps)
Time-Limited Events Kids Hikes * Boxing Day Hike * New Year's Day Hike * slide shows (Oct-Mar) * New Members Night (Oct) * Ontario Hiking Week (Oct 1-8)
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1970
Meetings Annual General Meeting in Nov
Print Material Guelph Hiking Trail Handbook with coloured trail maps is available for purchase * member newsletter is published three times a year
Resources Guelph Hiking Trail Club is affiliated with Hike Ontario
Service Categories Recreational Clubs ~ Hiking