Bruce Peninsula Hiking - Bruce Trail Bruce Peninsula
Experience hiking on the
As the escarpment winds it's way down the peninsula so does the famous Bruce Trail , offering hikers a chance to witness the incredible views and wonderful nature that the Biosphere provides.
The Bruce Trail starts it's journey in Tobermory, and travels 773 km following the Niagara Escarpment. It is in the North Bruce Peninsula that the most spectacular hiking on the Bruce Trail occurs. The Bruce Trail was opened in 1967, and is Canada's longest hiking trail. The 150 km's of trails in the Bruce Peninsula are considered the best in Southern Ontario, and offer hiking for the beginner and veteran hiker.
All the trails on the Bruce Peninsula are clearly marked with white blazes, single if the trail follows straight ahead, double if there is a turn ahead. Blue blazes indicate a side trail, and may lead to lookouts or campsites.
The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club publishes an annual Day Hike Guide which is a fantastic tool to navigate around the Bruce Peninsula Bruce Trail systems. Please click here for information on how and where to purchase your map. There are campsite available within the Bruce Peninsula National Park. You must reserve your backcountry campsites and pay a small fee for camping to the National Park. If you are packbacking - ensure that you are in good shape - the rocky terrain can make this journey treacherous and it can be slippery in wet weather! Campfires are not permitted and all drinking water must be treated. You must camp on the provided tent platforms because this is an ecologically sensitive area. Wear good hiking boots and watch for the Massasauga, a venomous rattlesnake that inhabits this area. There are also bears in this area so you must hang your food. Please visit for more information on camping within the Bruce Peninsula National Park
There are several guided hikes available throughout the spring & fall . Visit Peninsula Bruce Trail Club for further information.
HIKE THE BRUCE TRAIL, BIKE THE BACK ROADS, CROSS-COUNTRY SKI THE LOCAL
TRAILS OR DRIVE THE BEAUTIFUL BRUCE PENINSULA
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