This 72 mile -116 km trail is a multi use trail for walking, hiking, biking, horse back riding, with a portion for ATV’ing. Formerly the Prime Meridian Trail, this is the rail bed of a former CN rail line that cuts through the heart of the Interlake. The trail begins at Grosse Isle on Highway 6, just 10 minutes north of Highway 101[Perimeter]. The Prime Meridian Trail Association manages the south 10 km (6 miles) of trail where you will find a conservation, recreation trail and heritage trail as a spur trail of the Trans-Canada Trail.As a haven for naturalists it boasts a variety of species: over 240 of flowers, 170 of birds, 31 of mammals, 4 of amphibians, 3 species of reptiles, that starts in the lush tall grass of the Red River Valley, then marches north thru farmland. NO motorized vehicles on the 4 miles at south end and 2 miles by Argyle.
Location/Directions: Start at Grosse Isle on Highway 6.