Explore over 1000 kms of networked trail systems and trail routes, built on a foundation of over 300km of connecting abandoned rail lines. Our trails are accessible for all technicality and experience levels and 90% SXS-friendly. Located in the Ottawa Valley, RCATV trails cut through muddy wetlands, shaded forests, majestic look-outs and shimmering lakes with the best that Renfrew County and South Algonquin has to offer.

Tales from the Trails

Certified CASI ATV Rider Training Oct 25

October 25 - CASI ATV RiderCourseSM in Petawawa.  The CASI RiderCourseSM is intended for an audience of youth and adults...
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RCATV Search for new Executive!

For 2020, your RCATV Board will be looking for new Directors and electing new Executive.  As Teresa and Stephen Hebb...
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New Trailhead for RCATV

We are pleased to announce a recent partnership with the Pembroke Irving Big Stop which will see our members being...
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RCATV Interactive Map

Have you seen our new Web-based interactive map?

Thanks to partnership with Fleming College GIS students, Urban Sports Calabogie, KeyMac Motorsports Pembroke you can now plan your trip, view photos, info, hazards, fuel and parking and find our vendors and Corporate Members with optional layers. It is a work in progress, so don’t hesitate to let us know if you see areas to improve. Trails@renfrewcountyatv.ca.

Interested in adding your business, contact president@renfrewcountyatv.ca

Click the Button Below to get to the RCATV Interactive Map.

RCATV Events

RCATV Trail Systems

Logger's Loop Trail System

Madawaska ~ Whitney ~ Lake St. Peter

The perfect place for wide open scenery, river-side riding, bush trails, abandoned rail lines, and scenic lookout.  Ride right from the doorstep of your home, cottage or the numerous places to stay, the South Algonquin community is ATV-friendly – ride to trails, stay, eat, fuel and play.

Pakkotinna Trail System

Golden Lake ~ Killaloe ~ Round Lake

With a foundation on the Old Bonnechere to Pembroke Road, the Pakkotinna Trail System is ** km of hard pack, rock and water trails that meander around small lakes and up and down the hills and valleys along the Deacon Escarpment between Highway 60 and County Rd 58 (Round Lake Road).

Opeongo Trail System

One of our busiest trail systems, this trail allows you to not only connect between two other large systems, but enjoy the evening or weekend in the hospitality of Barry’s Bay, which is entirely ATV friendly.

Call for Volunteers

Board Vacancies

There are a number of positions available. If you are interested, please see our Board Vacancies page.

Planning Teams

We require volunteers for events planning, marketing strategies, social media and member/volunteer benefits.

Trail Teams

Want to be involved directly with the trails? We are always looking for more trails and patrol team volunteers.

Membership Costs

Day pass


Day Passes for the RCATV Trails are available at events, or at select pass vendors. They can be dated in advance and for the specific day/dates you wish to ride.

3-day pass


3-Day passes are a great way to try the trails, attend a longer event, or visit with friends.

Yearly Non-Riding Member


Non-Riding Members are community and family members who do not require a trail pass but still wish to support and vote as an RCATV Member.

Yearly Riding Member


Automatic with the purchase of annual RCATV Trail Permit.  If you are renewing, you can SAVE $25.00 by purchasing ONLINE before your expiry.