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February Felicitations!

THIS ISSUE: We announce the 'Go Wild, Grow Wild' 2018 Expo and share details on our 'Long Distance Hiker Awards' program. We reveal information on the upcoming Trailhead North Algoma Trails Symposium, and are very pleased to include a complimentary discount off admission to the 2018 Outdoor Adventure Show!

As always, stay happy and healthy in the great outdoors, hikers. We wish you Happy Trails!

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'Go Wild, Grow Wild' 2018 Expo

Saturday, April 7

Come join Hike Ontario and celebrate all that is extraordinary in Canada’s Deep South! Check out the largest gathering of region’s businesses, experts, organizations, and groups to inspire your next adventure! 'Go Wild Grow Wild' Expo will showcase what to do, where to go, and how to protect Carolinian Canada through interactive workshops, live demonstrations, booths and so much more!!

Admission: $5
Children under 12 – FREE!

Learn more at: gowildgrowwild.ca/expo

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Long Distance Hiker Awards

Hike Ontario has a mandate to encourage hiking for all ages and all athletic levels throughout this great province. The Long Distance Hiker Awards celebrate dedicated hikers who have logged long distances (550, 950 and 1500 kilometers) on Pedestrian Walking Paths and Trails across Ontario.

These high-quality, embroidered patches are a great way of showing your accomplishments and supporting Hike Ontario's mission.

To apply for an award: complete a log of your hikes and apply HERE.

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Trailhead North Algoma

April 26th & 27th, 2018

Trailhead North Algoma is a northern Trails Symposium hosted by the Ontario Trails Council in Sault Ste. Marie bringing together a broad range of stakeholders from both public and private sectors including tourism, regional organizations, public health, trails user groups and clubs, universities, colleges, municipalities, and First Nations. Engaged trail advocates and professionals, local and from further afield, will meet in Algoma to discuss topics such as cycling trails, urban trails, winter activities and other common trail topics. The venue for this event is the Water Tower Inn.

The agenda for this one-of-a-kind Northern Ontario event includes training workshops, information sessions, and innovative problem-solving sessions, a range of keynote speakers as well as numerous opportunities for networking including a trade show of product and service providers related to trails in and around Algoma.

To register for this great event, please visit: trailheadnorth.com

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It's almost that time of year again! Time for the Outdoor Adventure Show - Canada’s largest showcase of outdoor gear and adventure travel experiences!

Hike Ontario is pleased to provide you with a discount to this year's event, being held February 23-25, 2018 at the International Centre in Mississauga.

For more info or to purchase tickets, go to http://outdooradventureshow.ca/toronto/

Be sure to use promo code: HIKEONTARIO

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