Rail Trail Updates

TD Tree Days

TD Tree Days had the perfect day on Sunday September 23 to plant 150 trees along the Saugeen Railtrail from the 10th Concession south to the Plex. TD Bank purchased the tress as part of their TD Tree Days program from Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority. Together...

Poison Ivy on the Trail

There's lot's of poison ivy growing along the Railtrail and all local trails. Weeds love all that rain. For more information about poison ivy visit Canada.ca - poison ivy. Note: Animals cannot get a rash but they can transfer the oil on their fur. All parts of the...

Bicycle Friendly Community Program

As part of the Saugeen Shores application for a Bicycle Friendly Community Program, we have installed a basic bicycle repair tool set at the River Street Trail Head location. As you will note in the photos, this location also serves as a charging station for electric...

Annual Memorial Ceremony

Family and friends gathered for the annual memorial ceremony at the Saugeen RailTrail Memorial Gardens at Peel and Grosvenor Streets. A new gazebo, funded through private donations and organizations, such as the Southampton Rotary Club, was also officially opened with...

Students give the RailTrail Train Station a much-needed facelift

After 5 years of Mother Nature with her sun and weather, it was time for the RailTrail Train Station in Port Elgin to get a facelift. The station, located where the original train station once stood, was constructed by Saugeen District Secondary School (SDSS) students...

50 Red Blaze Maples

50 Red Blaze Maples were planted along the trail system to mark our 25th anniversary. We invite you to enjoy their beauty as they are now at their peak. In addition, the new Southampton Trail Station is in progress and you can see its development over the next couple...