Canadian Armed Forces to conduct training on Millennium Trail in Prince Edward County

Prince Edward County's Millennium Trail will be closed to the public all day on August 9 to facilitate military training. Global Kingston

Residents of Prince Edward County can expect a brief closure of a section of the county’s Millennium Trail.

The Canadian Armed Forces announced that on Aug. 9, a section of the 46-kilometre trail will be shut down between Fort Kente Road and Shore Road for military training.

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Beginning at 1 a.m. on Aug. 9, training exercises will take place involving 50 military personnel who will be wearing all kit and weapons as well as military vehicles, all-terrain vehicles, pick-up trucks and side-by-side vehicles.

The trail will reopen to public use once the training exercises are complete.

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