Rail Trail Updates

Blazing the Trail (From Marketplace June 2021)

Blazing the Trail (From Marketplace June 2021)

Article by Doug Archer. (We recommend viewing this article in it's intended format, which includes photos, by clicking HERE.) In decades gone by, locomotives chugged along what is now the Saugeen Rail Trail, bringing residents and summer visitors to the lakeside towns...

Winter Aamenities: Get Out and Explore

Winter Aamenities: Get Out and Explore

Greetings Members of the Saugeen Rail Trail! We wish you a Happy New Year and hope that you are safe and healthy as we delve into 2021.  While the current Covid climate may still seem a little bleak, we are so fortunate in our community to have many ways to be active...

2019 – What a Year in Saugeen Shores

2019 – What a Year in Saugeen Shores

by Frances Learment A photographic look back at what made news in the Shoreline Beacon in 2019. SHORELINE BEACON FILES SHAREADJUSTCOMMENTPRINT 2019 was a year of great triumphs, of heart-wrenching losses, milestone municipal decisions, and shining triumphs for Saugeen...

Rail Trail Association looks forward to the new year!

Rail Trail Association looks forward to the new year!

By Sandy Lindsay The Rail Trail Association would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone for a wonderful 2019 that was filled with many events and achievements on the Rail Trail system and to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperous New...

Councillors receptive to Rail Trail request for bigger budget

Councillors receptive to Rail Trail request for bigger budget

By Frances Learment Saugeen Rail Trail Association representative Jessica Carter delivered an update and details of a 33 percent budget increase request to Saugeen Shores councillors Nov. 25. It is likely the Saugeen Rail Trail Association will get an additional...

Saugeen Rail Trail Association Seeks More Funding

Saugeen Rail Trail Association Seeks More Funding

Southhampton | by John Divinski   The volunteer group usually asks council for $15,000 each year Courtesy of Rail Trail Association Facebook page  The volunteer group usually asks council for $15,000 each year, but in a presentation to Committee of the Whole on...

Volunteers vital to Rail Trail system maintenance and development

Volunteers vital to Rail Trail system maintenance and development

Without the volunteers, there would virtually be no Rail Trail system in Saugeen Shores. The many members of the not-for-profit Saugeen Rail Trail donate thousands of hours of volunteer time as they maintain and develop the Rail Trail that has become one of the most...