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  1. DualSport

    DualSport Ride Organizer

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    The OFTR website lists Sommerville Forest as having an "OFTR Land Use Agreement" in place for motorcycles.

    Extensive searching produces no results on where these trails actually are.

    Can anyone point me to a site that provides this information?

    Thanks
    Bob
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    3BeeJay3 ODSC Past President

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    Hi Bob -

    Somerville Forest is just to the West of Kinmount on Monck Rd. You can also ride from Kinmount to the forest on the rail trail( but can only ride a bike on that section of rail trail).

    Not sure if there are any trail maps for it online. HTR would likely have it mapped out. KATVA has paper maps of their network in Somerville available in local stores etc.
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    Thanks, Brian. I have found trailhead info on the KATVA site but the actual trails don't seem to be documented anywhere I can find. HTR doesn't have a public link for them. KATVA doesn't. OFTR doesn't. Kawartha Lakes site doesn't.

    I could just "explore" the area, the way I did at SCF, but their Land Use Agreement seems very specific about which trails you can ride - e.g. the double-track in Hendrie apparently is NOT open to OFTR members.

    I heading past Sommerville Forest next week on my Bancroft Ride and perhaps I'll have some nice tracks to post afterwards :)

    Bob
    Last edited: Jun 23, 2016
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    hverbakel ODSC-OFTR Member

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    I am looking forward to your findings Bob as I am up that way July 7 for a weekend with some bikes and ATVs. I was hoping to ride Somerville forest and the Five Points area trails.
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    The Cord has run thru Somerville for quite some time now, there is definitely some easily accessible double track and single track to the South of Monck Rd.(can see some of them on Google earth) Some of the trails are quite tough though & some are more like Simcoe. Our LUA with Simcoe doesn't include the double track for the most part, but........... ;)
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  7. DualSport

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    Thanks, Brad.

    Interesting that Happy Trails Construction (i.e. Ken Hoverman) would be the one posting the Somerville Forest trail map, when there's nothing on the OFTR or the Somerville Forest websites.

    It seems I've been riding some of this stuff for years without knowing it - Iron Mine Road has been in my route for a long time.

    Bob