The County’s official tourism website has an information page which provides information on the trail as a tourism asset – Everything You Need to Know about the Millennium Trail. About a quarter of the way down that page you can find listings of what’s near different sections of the Trail. .
Our frequently asked questions – developed from users’ questions – is a great place to read much more about the who, what, when, and why of the Millennium Trail.
First questions – Where does the trail go, and what’s near the trail?
A Google maps is your answer – right here
Where does the Trail start?
A Kilometre 0 is at Fort Kente Road at the West end of County Road 64 in Carrying Place [map link]
Where does the Trail end?
A Kilometre 44 is at Hwy 49 by White Chapel Rd. Just north of Picton [map link]
Is the Trail paved?
A No. The surface is compacted crushed limestone screenings. We have just finished a three year project to resurface this 46 Kilometre linear park.
Where are the wetlands?
A Both the Hubbs Creek marsh and the Slab Creek swamp are provincially-designated wetlands between Station Road and Danforth Road in Hillier.
Who can use the Trail?
A It is a multiuser Trail available to Mobility Devices, Walkers, Runners, Cyclists, Horse & rider, Farm Tractors, ATVs, Snowmobiles, and authorized Service Vehicles.
Who cannot use the Trail?
A Motorised Vehicles such as Cars, Trucks, Vans and Motorcycles.
Can I ride an ATV on the trail?
A Yes if you have a license and are insured.
How far is it from Picton to Wellington?
A It’s approximately 18 kilometres.
Is the Trail groomed in winter?
A The snowmobilers groom the Trail in Winter.
Can I ride an ATV in the winter on the groomed trail?
A ATVs are not allowed when snow is on the Trail.
Is there parking for vehicles with trailers anywhere?
A Parking is available in Carrying Place at the Sports Complex at County Road 64 & Hwy 33 [map link] and on Upper Lake Street in Picton [map link]
What is the condition of the Trail?
A It is in good condition having been recently resurfaced [June 2020].
Do dogs need to be on a leash?
Where can I park my vehicle to use the Trail?
A There will be Parking at the Rest areas in Picton, Bloomfield, Wellington, Hillier, Salem Road and at the Sports Complex at County Road 49 & Hwy 33 in Carrying Place in 2020/21.
Are there toilets on the Trail?
A There is one at the Wellington Rest area with more to come when the other Rest Areas (trailheads) are finished in 2021/22.
Can I charge up my electric wheelchair anywhere on the Trail?
A Not at this point in time.
Can I ride a dirt bike on the trail?
A Yes if you have insurance & are licensed.
How long is the Trail?
A Approximately 46 Kilometres which includes the Picton spur line.
What are the hours of operation?
A 7am to 11pm.
Who enforces the Trail Bylaw?
A As appropriate, elements of the Bylaw are enforced by the OPP, County Bylaw Officers, and Provincial MNR officers.
There is a tree branch on the Trail. Who do I contact?
A Call the County at 613-476-2148 during normal working hours. For AFTER Hours, Weekends and Holidays, use 613-476-6505.
What to do if you see a car on the trail?
A Take a picture of the Licence Plate and report it to the OPP at 1 (888) 310-1122.
How do I become a friend of the Millennium Trail?
A Email us at email@example.com
Who do I call if I have a problem on the Trail?
A The OPP at 1 (888) 310-1122.
A The County at 613-476-2148 during normal working hours. For AFTER Hours, Weekends and Holidays, use 613-476-6505.
What to do when an off-leash dog attacks me or my on-leash dog?
A Incident should be reported to the Canine bylaw people right away with details. Bylaw enforcement: 613 476 7666. Useful/Relevant information from the County’s web site here and here.
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