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CARTS (Central Alberta Regional Trails Society)
is a not-for-profit society, completely run by volunteers, that exists to provide information and support regarding recreational trail designation and development in Central Alberta.
While not a trail development group, CARTS supports local trail development groups by providing guidance and support throughout their development process.
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.

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 Mission Statement:

 "To foster & provide
 opportunities for
 promotion, designation
 and development of a
 regional trail network."


The Benefits of Trails

1. Quality accessible, safe and low cost recreation opportunities so our communities may experience the benefits of recreation and active living.
2. Sense of belonging and pride in our communities, reducing crime and vandalism, increasing community involvement and stewardship.
3. Environmental awareness, the preservation of natural green spaces and special areas for future generations.
4. Opportunities for economic diversification and development.
5. Cultural heritage and promotion of cultural harmony.


Next Regular Meeting,
Thurs., Sept. 15, 7 pm
Location: TBA

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