Frequently Asked Questions

Talbot Trail Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Are your trails on public land?

A: No, TTATV trails are on privately owned land. Only a member in good standing may ride the trails, all others are considered to be trespassing.

Q: How do I become a member of the TTATV?

A: Complete a questionnaire (form) and attend a club meeting. The meeting location, date and time is listed on our website. You must be approved by the club executive before being allowed to join. New members have a 6 month probation period.

Q: How much is a membership and how long is it valid for?

A: A membership costs $120 which is valid from May 1st until April 30th the following year.

Q: How much is a membership if I have multiple family members who would like to join?

A: The TTATV offers a family pass which is $240, this includes four family members who all live in the same household.

Q: Do I need a drivers licence and insurance to ride the trails?

A: Yes, a valid drivers licence and valid insurance are both required. Members <16 are accepted with a family membership, however those members are not allowed to ride on or cross any roadways.

Q: If I have a membership can I lend my ATV to a friend to ride the trails?

A: No, the membership is per person not per ATV.

Q: Can I bring a passenger on the trails?

A: Members may register one passenger per membership and this person is not permitted to drive but only to be a passenger. Passengers may only ride on ann official factory designed two up machine - after market products are strictly forbeidden for use on the trails.

Q: What does the TTATV expect of a member?

A: The TTATV expects its members to ride responsibly, to obey the club rules, to respect the landowner property and to be engaged in the club. This means attending work days and monthly meetings. The TTATV is a volunteer organization and without volunteers the TTATV would not have trails.

Q: I ride a SxS will it fit on the trails?

A: Some side by sides will fit on the trails however most will not. Most of the trails will not accept anything over 50 inches.

Q: Do you have trail maps?

A: Yes, you will receive each trail map once you are a member and you have been orientated on the trails.

Q: Do you sell day passes?

A: No.

Q: Does the TTATV organize club trips to other ATV networks?

A: Yes, once a year the TTATV organizes a club trip somewhere. Funding for this trip is not provided by the TTATV. Other smaller trips are planned by members throughout the year.

Q: Are dirt bikes allowed on TTATV trails?

A: Trails are designed and maintained for the use of ATV's and smaller side by sides only. No- Dirtbikes, no jeeps, no trucks, no three wheelers, no side by sides over 50 inches in width are permitted on the trails.

Q: Can I camp on the trails?

A: No. All trails are day use only.

Q: Do you allow alcohol while on the trails or at club events?

A: No, the TTATV has a zero tolerance policy on alcohol while on the trails.

Q: How do I learn the trails?

A: You must be orientated on each trail system before riding on your own. Group or individual rides are available.



Meeting Location Joe Thornton Community Center 75 Caso Crossing,St. Thomas

in the OhiOntario room (Upstairs above the ice).

Club meetings are currently cancelled due to Covid Restrictions

Members refer to your club emails for trail status.


Talbot Trail ATV Club Inc.
P.O.Box 233 Aylmer, Ontario
N5H 2R9