Tag Archives: Trailbuilding

Spotlight on the Chelsea Park Sector

The trail building in the area encircled by Old Chelsea, the 105, and Scott is a good example of the spirit and vision of Chelsea Trails. This ‘triangle’ contains two elementary schools, the Meredith Centre, and many homes and municipal … Continue reading

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What is Sentiers Chelsea Trails up to this summer?

Once again, volunteers are busy building trails for the benefit of the community! The major work this summer is on the Chelsea Park Trail, which runs from Ch. du Manoir to Route 105 (behind Ben’s Towing). Coordinated by Marc Desjardins, … Continue reading

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SCT needs some helping hands! Partner Work with NCC on trail behind Protestant Cemetery in Old Chelsea, 17-17 & 24-25 October, 2015

This October, Sentiers Chelsea Trails (SCT) will be partnering with the National Capital Commission (NCC) on a project to rehabilitate trails and to undertake habitat restoration between the village centre and the Chelsea Creek ravine. The work complements the new bridge connecting … Continue reading

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We need you! Step up to support the Chelsea Community Winter trail

For several years, Chelsea residents have enjoyed 16 kilometers of groomed passage on a multiple purpose winter trail, on the railway corridor which follows Gatineau River, but it’s not a sure thing.  The Municipality contributes  to the maintenance and tracking … Continue reading

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7 Historical Signs along the Railway Community Trail, January 7, 2015

7 Historical Signs along the Railway Community Trail, January 7, 2015 In the fall of 2014, Chelsea Trails partnered with the Gatineau Valley Historical Society (GVHS) in developing and installing seven temporary interpretive signs along a section of the Chelsea … Continue reading

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Thank you, Volunteers! Winter Railway Trail is ready for snow! Dec. 6, 2014

A huge thank you to all the volunteers who came out to help clear the Chelsea Railway Corridor in preparation for the grooming of the winter trail.  Over three weekends, more than 40 volunteers cleared 18kms of trail, working a … Continue reading

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The Winter trail is back! Help us clear the track! Saturday, 9am-12pm, 29 Nov. & 6 Dec., 2014

Sentiers Chelsea Trails is working with the Municipality of Chelsea and other community partners to bring the Chelsea Community Winter Trail back for the 2015 season. We need your help!   Some sections of the railway corridor are obstructed by weeds … Continue reading

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Trail building from Hwy 105 at Pine to Winnisic, 1 November, 2014

Work continues on the municipal trail near chemin Des Pommiers. Volunteers are seen here constructing boardwalks over wet areas. The Municipality of Chelsea provides tools and materials and Chelsea Trails volunteers provide labour. This trail now stretches from Route 105 … Continue reading

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