A while ago we wrote about a Canadian project called The Great Canadian Trail and the article went viral across Canada.\nBut a few people were confused about this collection of recreational trails.\nREAD ALSO: The Most Insane Fall Foliage You Gotta See Only 1 Hour Away From Montreal That’s Worth Roadtripping To\nSome thought it was just a giant bike path, while others thought it was a long, winding, dirt trail.\nBut it's much more than that and it simply cannot be described in one sentence.\nThat's why we decided to bring you everything you need to know about The Great Canadian Trail.\nvia @tctrail\nWhat Is The Great Canadian Trail?\nThis project started in 1992 as part of Canada’s 125th anniversary celebration. \tIt is the world's single longest networks of multi-use recreational trails. \tIt is a combination of trails, land, water-routes and wild landscapes. \tIt is composed of 500 individual trails.\nvia @tctrail\nWhere Is The Great Canadian Trail?\nNo matter where you are, you are near the trail. \t4 out of 5 Canadians lives within 30 minutes of the trail. \tThe trail from the Atlantic to the Pacific and to the Arctic oceans. \tIt crosses though every single province and territory.\nvia @tctrail\nWhen Will It Be Completed?\nthe trail is not yet fully connected. \tThe project is expected to be finished by 2017. \tIt will have taken over 25 years to complete. \tThere are still 3,300 out of 24,000 kilometers of trail left before the trail is fully connected. \tThe only places left to connect are the parts of the trail located in un-populated areas and those with challenging terrains.\nvia @tctrail\nWhat Is The Purpose Of The Trail?\nIt is meant to promote active living, conservation ,as well as alternate modes of transportation. \tTo encourage Canadians to explore and discover their own backyard and learn about our country's history. \tTo preserve green spaces. \tTo serve as a tourist attraction.\nvia @tctrail\nWhat Is There To Do On The Trail?\nWalking and hiking. \tCycling. \tPaddling. \tHorseback riding. \tCross-country skiing. \tSnowshoeing. \tATVs. \tSnowmobiling.\nvia @tctrail\nWhat Are The Most Popular Parts Of The Trail?\nSea to Sky Trail, British Columbia \tSalt Marsh Trail, Nova Scotia \tL’Estriade, Quebec \tCaledon Trailway, Ontario \tBanff Legacy Trail, Alberta\nvia @tctrail\nWhat Are The Most Scenic Routes On The Trail\nWaterfront Trail, Ontario \tLe P'tit Train du Nord, Quebec \tConfederation Trail, Prince Edward Island \tFundy Trail Parkway, New Brunswick \tPinawa Trail, Manitoba \tMillennium Trail, Yukon \tEdmonton River Valley Trail, Alberta\nAdd mtlblog on Snapchat.