The Buckhorn Trails Association

One Step at a Time

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New Sign for John Earle Chase Memorial Park

Some Buckhorn residents and cottagers have had a chance to hike/x-country ski/snowshoe/pole walk at the John Earle Chase Memorial Park near Gannon’s Narrows bridge. You may have noticed a new sign that was installed a few weeks ago. One of our local residents, Bert Weiss, had the sign made and arranged to have it installed in honour of his neighbours, the Chase family who donated the property to Parks Canada in honour of their brother John Earle Chase who was killed in action during WWll. (Bert was raised on a property near the Chase farm). Although the park is temporarily closed as per the directive from Parks Canada, we look forward to the day when we can enjoy this beautiful park once again.

Park Family history, Trails Report by Thom Unrau, Land Stewardship Manager, Kawartha Land Trust


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Winners – of our Event

CONGRATULATIONS to our ‘Every Step Count Event’ Winners:
and a special thank you to our generous gift donors too !

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Kayak (donated by Subaru in conjunction with Adventure Outfitters)  and life jacket (donated by Towne and Country Marine)  – Mark Lundie
Heron Print  (donated by Michael Dumas)  – N. Smith
Bayview Resort Cottage Getaway – Karen Strano
Golf for 4 at Six Foot Bay – Lorrie Priddle
Beaded Necklace – Suscena  Cassecasroila
Kawartha Winery Gift Basket – Diana Clarke
Massage (donated by Weiss Massage Therapy) – Aileen Orthner
1 Metal Walking Stick (donated by Buckhorn Canoe Company) – Barbara Jacobs
1 Wooden Walking Stick  (donated by Buckhorn Canoe Company)  – McKenna
Marine Battery  (donated by Buckhorn Yacht Harbour) – Michele
The  Drone winners  (for children 14 and under who gathered the most sponsors) were:
1. Ryan Hatcher
2. Nick Hatcher
3. Jackson Hall

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Every Step Counts ! Fundraising Event


A fundraising event for COMMUNITY CARE and the Buckhorn Trails Association on Sunday AUGUST 28th, 2016.

Where: John Earle Chase Memorial Park, Gannon’s Narrows
Time:    Beginning at 1 PM

How you can help: Pickup a sponsor sheet (also available at Community Care office in Buckhorn ) and come out and join us for the fun, food and music. ( donations greatly appreciated ! ).

For more information visit:

Community Care – or Buckhorn Trails Association

Walk to WIN a DRONE

dronexThere is more than one way to win when you participate in the Every Step Counts! walk/hike to raise funds for Community Care on August 28.
Not only will you win by supporting Community Care, the girl or boy (14 and under) who has signed up the most sponsors will win a Neutron Indoor/Outdoor Quad Rotor Drone that can take pictures and videos.

And the first 25 kids who sign up at the event that day will be given a set of school supplies (pencils, sharpener, scissors, eraser and ruler) when they complete their walk/hike. Flyer details

Trail Maps

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