Outings in the Kingston club are generally organized for Saturdays and/or Sundays. On some weekends, multiple activities take place. These events are announced here, in the RTA’s quarterly print newsletter and monthly member e-mail. Outings are held at a defined location on the trail or at some of the many scenic places around the Kingston area.
  • Kingston Rideau Trail Club
  • P.O. Box 15
  • Kingston, Ontario
  • K7L 4V6
  • (613) 817-7295

Sorties de groupe

If these outings interest you, you are encouraged to become a member of the Rideau Trail Association. As a member you will receive a quarterly newsletter containing a list of all the hikes, social activities, news from each club and other interesting articles.

Seasonal outings are described in the quarterly newsletter where additional details may be found. Further details on these hikes are available by telephoning the Kingston Club’s 24-hour Infoline at (613) 817-7295 or by consulting the print & email newsletters sent to members.

Hike Ontario Annual Summit 2016

Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2, 2016
Perth Golf Course (141 Peter St, Perth, ON K7H 3E4)
Tickets: $25-$50

The Hike Ontario Summit is THE EVENT to celebrate trails and hiking across the province of Ontario. Held in Perth this year from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2 to celebrate the 200th anniversary of that scenic and historic town, we will also be celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Rideau Trail, one of Ontario’s oldest and most scenic trails.

Topics will explore: Lyme disease, Bill 100 and landowners, Hike Leadership, Young Hikers’ Program, Urban Poling, Mood Walks, Using Digital Media Technology, Starting an Emergency Fire, Historical Walks, Hiking Trail Associations: Successes and Challenges.

Register now!

Upcoming Outings

Wednesday Walkers

Every Wednesday

An active group of hikers - The Wednesday Walkers - meets weekly at 1:30 PM for some healthy, social exercise at an easy pace. The meeting locations change weekly. Please email us at for more information.

Lieus de rencontre

Unless otherwise specified, outings depart from the Canadian Tire parking lot (59 Bath Road, Kingston, ON K7L 5G3). Please park in the spaces along Bath Road towards the gas station. From the meeting location, those without transportation or those who wish to do so, carpool to the starting point of the outing. Times displayed for each outing are departure times from the meeting place and are strictly adhered to.

Préparation de sortie

It’s important to arrive properly prepared for the outing, so please contact the leader if you have any questions. Descriptions of the levels of difficulty are available on our Trail Behaviour page.
Note: Outings which require RSVP are not listed on the website. For information on these and more, you may wish to become a member of the RTA!

Club de Kingston