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Rail Trail

Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail

​​The Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail is a 28km recreational trail running the entire length of the township. The Rail Trail connects Barrie and Orillia as well as completing the southern border of the Simcoe County Loop Trail. The Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail is open year-round for 4 seasons of recreation. COMING SOON: New Rail Trail Signs - The Township is grateful to all of our partners for their support in this project including Orillia & Lake Country Tourism, Simcoe County Trails Connecting Communities Fund, & RTO7 ​(BruceGreySimcoe).


Street parking is available at select locations, but it is recommended to park in one of the four available parking lots located along lines 1, 2, 7, and 15. These are larger lots which will provide ample parking for users. Click on the yellow buttons below to open directions to the parking space in Google Maps.


​In the case of an emergency, you should describe your location on the trail in relativity to the closest line crossing (ex. “I'm located on the rail trail between line 2 and line 3"). Wayfinding signs are located at road crossings to aid you in location.

While traveling the Rail Trail, users should be aware of noxious​​ weeds. Users should avoid coming into contact with poison ivy and giant hogweed. If spotted, please report the location to the Township so that proper removal can be conducted. Remember to keep to the path in order to limit the possibility of encountering noxious weeds.

Support Local

There are many local businesses located near the Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail. The map below shows places to purchase food and drinks while on your journey across the trail. The map also features Horseshoe Valley Outfitters. Horseshoe Valley Outfitters rent bikes and e-bikes perfect for a day trip across the Rail Trail. Also featured on the map is Humdinger Bicycle Tours. Visit their website to view the multitude of self-guided tours they offer, Rail Trail centric or not! There is always a new scenic route to discover in Oro-Medonte.

Simcoe County Loop Trail

The Lake Country Oro-Medonte Rail Trail is a part of the 160-kilometer loop known as the Simcoe County Loop Trail. This trail travels through nine municipalities and reaches three major bodies of water. The route is flat, scenic, and can be enjoyed as a multi-day tour. has maps and itineraries available for explorers looking to traverse the loop.

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