tailored detailed map has been produced for the 50+ kilometre trail network and
is made available in several formats as listed below.
> Latitude - Longitude Grid :
Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) with grid lines on map at one kilometre
Projection : North American Datum (NAD) 1983
> Elevation : Metres above sea
level, with contour lines at 5 metre intervals.
> Distance : Measured in
kilometres. Recorded on map as distance between trail junction
Route Rendering : Solid lines indicate trail follows old logging or
homestead roads. Dashed lines indicate foot trail. Line colour indicates colour
of trail makers used for route.
Trail map is
available in following formats for downloading to an electronic device or for
resolution, 3.3 MB)
in., PDF, high resolution, 4.5 MB)
in., PDF, two-page, high resolution, 4.5
(Right side of page 1 overlaps left side of page
imagery provides a view of the terrain covered by the trail network. The
interactive imagery can be manipulated to provide as much detail as you may
want to see.
Interactive satellite imagery view can be switched, with a
mouse click, to road map view and manipulated to provide as much detail as you
may want to see.
self-directed virtual hike on the trails to
satiate your curiosity of what awaits you.
The virtual hike can be a
useful tool to plan the route(s) of your next hike on the trails.
A brochure with trail map (sample) is now available through, inter alia, visitor information centres,
selected tourist facility operators, outdoor equipment and other retailers, and recreation
service providers in the Ottawa and Madawaska valleys. See Links for list of locations where brochure is currently
available (indicated by **).
Now you are ready to plan a visit to enjoy the trails. For
your convenience here are calendars for
There are four distinct seasons in the Madawaska Highlands and Upper Madawaska Basin. For current weather conditions and forecasts, along with historic temperature and precipitation trends, check out the Weather page.
an extended visit to the Madawaska region check out the Links page for leads on other trails, meals,
accommodations, activities, etc.
Got a question or comment? Go to
- FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) page, or
- Feedback page and use the convenient e-mail response