KAWARTHA TRANS CANADA TRAIL
TRAIL USER SURVEY
A similar survey was conducted summer, 2011. There were 100 trail users “intercepted” at four different locations, different days and times on the trail and interviewed.
1. Top 3 reasons for using the KTCT were:
#2- Enjoy Nature
2. The months most often used were:
3.35% of the trail users stop in at businesses to purchase items.
4.On the average between- $10-15 dollars was spent.
5.65% of the trail users did not encounter any ATVs or Dirt Bikes on the trail- 35% did.
6.30% felt signage was adequate; 30% not adequate and 40% did not respond
7.75% knew about the trail by Word of Mouth- someone told them about it.
8.50% drove vehicles to access points to cycle/walk the trail; 35% cycled the trail from home; 15% did not respond
9.75% were not aware of the Kawartha Trans Canada Trail web site; 25% were aware of it.
10.95% of the trail users felt safe on the trail.
11.Installation of benches was the major recommendation made
12.100% of the trail users rated the quality/condition of the trail between Excellent and Very Good
13.Special events and donation boxes on the trail were the most common suggestion to raise funds for the trail.
14. 100% of the trail users felt the trail was very important to important to have in the community.
15.Top three improvements to the trail were:
#1- garbage cans
16. Top three place of residents for trail users were:
17.. Those interviewed - 50% were walkers and 50% were cyclists
18.. Those interviewed- 50% were female and 50% were male