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Millennium Trail

The trail system serves as a County wide recreational facility for local residents, visitors and to provide access for farm vehicles by adjacent land owners. The trail corridor is 15 meters in width and 49 kilometers in length and a total land area of 73.5 hectares.

The trail goes from Carrying Place and winds through the County to Picton with various vistas and natural landscapes. The Millennium Trail is an important local off-road connection that links residents and communities along the entire 49km (30 mile) corridor length. Although, predominantly rural, the corridor passes through several urban areas that are characterized by adjacent residents, street crossings and connections to other walkway systems.

The County acquired the abandoned rail line from the Canadian National Railway in 1997 for the purposes of developing a trail system through the County.

Reference: PEC Website

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Suggested Lodging

There are B&B's along the trail in Wellington, Bloomfield and Picton. As well, Sandbanks Provincial Park is a must stop for camping and only a little off the trail. Booking.com

Suggested Dining

Prince Edward County is known for food. Great places to eat in Wellington, Bloomfield and Picton. Well known chef Jamie Kennedy has a fish fry in Hillier in the middle of July every year. There are many such events in the area.

Suggested Bike Rental / Repair

There is a bicycle shop in Bloomfield: Bloomfield Bicycle Company http://goo.gl/pmQgKP 225 Main St. Bloomfield, Ontario Phone 613-393-1060

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