Coming (back) soon

Observant trail users will have noticed that our wonderful signs are missing! One in Bloomfield and one near the mill in Consecon. But that’s only a temporary situation while they are being restored pro bono by Britney at Quinte Paint . The originals were created by PELC, and Lori Farrington there gave us permission to use the logo. Read More

Be aware and stay safe

The municipality is encouraging Millennium Trail users to safely enjoy the fall foliage this year. During this time of year, farm machinery is moving more frequently across the trail due to the harvest. It can be challenging for farmers to see trail users because the cab of the tractor is set back from the front of the machine. Both farmers and trail users should use extreme caution around these crossings. The County has issued a safety advisory to trail users…. Read More

Grass cutting on Trail this weekend

Grass cutting will begin at 8 am on Friday, August 14. The work is expected to continue on August 17-18. The contractor will start at the Picton/County Road 49 end of the trail and proceed west along the entire length of the trail. Noise levels will be elevated when grass cutting is taking place. The municipality regularly monitors the trail and applies treatment when necessary to ensure that noxious plants such as wild parsnip, giant hogweed, and poison ivy do… Read More

Caution on the trail

Exercise caution when riding the Trail making sure to keep speed in check, as stops on short notice may be necessary. There are numerous crossings for farmers to pull farm equipment to fields, and farmers cannot quickly stop. It is up to Trail users to pay attention to all Trail crossings. Read More

Vandalism on Trail

CountyLive Two speed limit signs recently installed along the Millennium Trail wetlands to better protect wildlife, have already been vandalized, and garbage is being left trailside. The pair of 10-kilometre-an-hour signs had a large “x 5” spray painted in bright red beneath the number 10. Dave Robinet, a local trail user and past president of the Rotary Club of Picton states it’s an obvious – and illegal – act of opposition to the reduction from 50 km/h. … read more… Read More

A Civic Affair

Wellington Times By Chris Windfeld Former PECI civics teacher takes you for a ride along the Millennium Trail, pre and post resurfacing. My feet were getting bruised from the large stones and uneven ground as I jogged along the Millennium Trail. I needed to pass at least some of the slower moving students and staff, but the thorny brush made that impossible. It was the annual Terry Fox Run at the high school and I had foolishly challenged the students,… Read More

Happy Birthday, Barry

Barry Davidson – the moving force behind the trail renovation and upgrade – got a unique birthday present. Barry wrote ‘I just received this picture as a gift from one of our daughters. It is entitled “Millennium Trail”, acrylic on canvas by Jonas McCann who has relatives in the County.’ Read More

Maintaining the Trail

Barry Davidson for Wellington Times The Trail Surface Ready, set, go! The resurfacing of the Millennium Trail is completed now. More residents and visitors are enjoying it, particularly as a refuge from COVID-19 concerns. The Trail is all-purpose, to be enjoyed by walkers, cyclists, people in mobility devices, ATVers, dirt bikes and horseback riders. Where it goes through farm properties, farm equipment may cross it to access their fields and on the two golf courses, golf carts and golfers may… Read More

2020 Spring Photographs

George Amaro took ‘a few photos’ on/from the Millennium Trail this spring (April through June), at Slab Creek and Hubbs Creek. You can see all of George’s Spring 2020 images here and be surprised when you re-visit the trail later this year! But be quick. Read More