Greg walks the trail – in one day!

Greg Gannon is a kinesiologist who is a keen cyclist and walker. Last Saturday he walked the Millennium Trail, starting at km 0 at 6:15 am and ending at CR49 and Parson’s Brewery for a pint, 8 hours later. Along the way he enjoyed the benefits of the Rest Areas as he came to them. He said that the Trail was in great condition. Read More

End-to-end – from Colleen Hill

My friends, Carol and Margaret and I walked the entire beautiful Millennium Trail here in the County. It is a total of 46 km. and we walked sections of 2-3 km at a time, except for yesterday when we completed the last 7 km of trail! Lots of conversation, camaraderie and enjoying the varied scenery. Our journey began in May, then we took a hiatus during the hot summer months and completed it yesterday in perfect weather. We walked from… Read More

Riding with the animals

Wellington Times The first of two Join our HERD! events to be held in Prince Edward County took place on Sunday afternoon. In an idea dreamed up by Krista Dalby, artistic director with The Department of Illumination, the fun began with an outdoor workshop in Benson Park where the idea was for people and bicycles to transform into animals for the afternoon. The theme involved recycled materials, mostly cardboard, where piles of decorated tails and ears and eyes were waiting… Read More

Join our HERD!

The Department of Illumination invites you to Join our HERD! We’re hosting two outdoor events where you can help us create a joyful herd of bicycle beasts and then parade them along the Millennium Trail! PICTON, Sunday September 12, 1-4:30 PM. Starts at Benson Park with our Herd Celebration at Parsons Brewing Company. CONSECON, Sunday September 19, 1-4:30 PM. Starts at Salem Road/Hwy 33, with our Herd Celebration at Honey House Café, Consecon. Limited tickets are available for these events…. Read More

Slab Creek

Slab Creek is spectacular at this time of year, and the interpretive sign really adds to the experience. Don’t miss it! All of the trail’s interpretive signboards can be seen here Read More

Hillier progress report

The kiosk on Station Road in Hillier. Still to come are the planting of a suitable shade tree, interior imagery such as area historical and cultural information, a wetlands map, and a plaque celebrating all the donors who helped fund the Trail and make it what it is today. Add in a picnic table, bike repair stand, and a ‘garden’ which the PEC Horticultural Society will build and the ‘station name’ sign and our volunteers get some rest before they… Read More

8 Wing Training on Trail

CountyLive Members representing the 8 Wing CFB Trenton Aircraft Salvage and Recovery team were participating in a training exercise on the Millennium Trail, Thursday. During a quick stop in Bloomfield, Sgt. Petey Danger, supervisor of ATESS Aircraft Recovery and Salvage, said the team – with members from several units and squadrons from 8 Wing – was travelling from Consecon to Picton. ATESS (Aerospace and Telecommunications Engineering Support Squadron) provides specialized engineering, training and production services in support of worldwide air… Read More

10000 Steps

The Millennium Trail was popular for those who took part in the tenth annual ride/walk/run/whatever fund-raiser for PEC Hospice. Shown above at the Picton end of the trail, Dave Smith and friends – 2-legged and 4-legged. More details at CountyLive – click here. Read More