(Central Alberta Regional
is a not-for-profit society,
completely run by volunteers and representatives of member
municipalities, that exists to provide information and
support regarding recreational trail designation and development in
Member municipalities include the cities of Red Deer and
Lacombe, the towns of Blackfalds, Ponoka, Penhold and Innisfail,
the hamlet of Springbrook and the counties of Red Deer, Lacombe
While not a trail development group, CARTS supports
local trail development groups by providing guidance and support
throughout their development process.
This includes encouraging and facilitating the completion of the
Great Trail (formerly known as the TransCanada Trail).
CARTS is committed to an inclusive public participation process
in determining trail designation and their development. This includes
seeking endorsement from local municipalities, agencies, trail
development groups and the general public.
Next Regular Meeting
Fall Date TBA
Interested people welcome!
A not-for-profit society, run
by volunteers and representatives of member municipalities, that
to co-ordinate the linking of communities in Central Alberta
through the development of
regional recreation trails, collaborate funding opportunities
and resources from
Alberta TrailNet, the
TransCanada Trail Foundation,
and other funders,
and to provide information and support to trail planners and
"To foster & provide opportunities for
development of a regional trail network."