25 questions to test your knowledge of Canada’s country-crossing, coast-connecting trail system
By Nick Walker
It took many trails and waterways — 432, to be exact — to link Atlantic coast and Shield country, Prairie and northern tundra, Rocky Mountains and Pacific rainforest. And not only those landscapes, but also all of Canada’s largest cities and countless smaller communities, historical sites and protected areas. The more you drill down, the more staggering the idea behind The Great Trail becomes.
So in small tribute to a very large trail system, here are 25 questions to test your knowledge of this national network and a few of the places, people and histories it ties together.