Step Into Nature at a CRCA Conservation Area! We are challenging you, your family and friends to hike our trails for a chance to win some great prizes. The #HikeCRCA challenge starts on September 1, 2020 and runs until October 31, 2020. Follow the rules below and enter to win some great prizes!
Hike CRCA Trails
Full Challenge: hike the designated "challenge trail" at each of our conservation areas and one "designated section of the Cataraqui Trail and find the challenge yellow canoe paddles. Family friendly challenge: hike four out of the nine designated trails. See the list of trails below.
Post a Photo Online
Take a selfie with each of our yellow challenge paddles and post it to social media - Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. Your post must include the hashtag #HikeCRCA and your location - the conservation area. Not on social media? no worries. When you have completed the challenge upload your photos on the entry form and put N/A for social media.
Enter to Win
Once you have completed the nine designated trails for the full challenge or the four trails for the family challenge fill out the entry form by clicking the #3 icon to the left to be entered to win some great prizes. Good luck and happy hiking.
Gould Lake - Trail 6, 5.76 km one way, wilderness trail, moderate/hard with some steep rugged sections.
Lemoine Point - Trail 2, 1.9 km, easy terrain.
Little Cataraqui Creek - Trail 1, 1.7 km loop, easy to moderate terrain.
Lyn Valley - Trail 1, 260 m section, easy terrain.
Mac Johnson Wildlife Area - Trail 4, 2.4 km loop, easy/moderate terrain.
Marble Rock - Trail 1, east side, 2.5 km one way, wilderness trail, moderate/hard, steep and rugged sections.
Marshlands - Trail 1, 1 km, easy terrain.
Parrott's Bay - Sections of Trail 4 and 5, 1.2 km, easy/moderate terrain, some steep sections.
Cataraqui Trail - 4 designated sections, rail trail, easy/moderate terrain
Strathcona to Camden East: 7.10 km
Harrowsmith to Sydenham: 6.55 km
Chaffey's Lock to Hwy 15: 7.5 km
Lombardy to Smiths Falls: 9 km
NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Employees and Board Members of the Cataraqui Region Conservation Authority and their immediate family, members of Friends Groups and Conservation Foundation are not eligible for challenge prizes. By entering the challenge, the entrant consents to the release of his/her name. The entrant declares to have complied with the challenge rules.
All entries must be submitted between September 1 and October 31, 2020. The contest opens 8:00 am on September 1 and closes October 31 at 8:00 pm.
Prizes are not refundable. Documents once issued in the name of the winner are not transferable or refundable. Prizes must be accepted as awarded and no cash equivalent is available. A random draw will be executed by the CRCA for prizes from all eligible entries received before the closing date. The prize winners will be contact via email or phone. After three attempts to notify the winner without success another draw will take place.
The Cataraqui Conservation reserves the right to use shared photos/visuals in post-contest materials without notification of the entrant.