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Trent-Severn Waterway National Historic Site of Canada

Take the 100km Centennial Challenge

A Celebration of Trails along the Trent-Severn Waterway

2011 is a special year, the 100th birthday of the world’s first national park service. Parks Canada has provided a century of fun and unique opportunities for Canadians to connect with their heritage. The Trent-Severn Waterway, and the trails that cluster around it, also tell a story of connection, linking people and places within the landscape. Come celebrate with Parks Canada by exploring your Waterway and reconnecting with your community! You might even win a prize!

You’re invited to celebrate with Parks Canada and take the 100 km Centennial Challenge! Here’s how you can get started:

  1. Download your distance log by Clicking Here.
  2. Accumulate challenge kilometers by hiking, cycling, jogging or running trails at any location along or near the Waterway, from Trenton to Port Severn. Paddlers are also invited to participate.
  3. After each excursion, record your distance in the log provided.
  4. When you complete 100km, bring your completed log to the Peterborough Lift Lock Visitor Centre or the Parks Canada Headquarters at 2155 Ashburnham, Peterborough, to receive your award certificate. Participants located further north or south along the Waterway can call for more information on claiming their certificates. Special edition Centennial water bottles will be distributed while supplies last.

For more information, call 705-750-4900. Offer expires on October 12, 2011.


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