Parks Canada Visitor Centre - Tower & Trail

Parks Canada Visitor Centre - Tower & Trail


Make the state-of-the-art Parks Canada Visitor Centre in Tobermory your first stop to learn about Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park

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The visitor centre is the “front door” to the two national parks on the Bruce. In the exhibit gallery you will follow a path through the depths of Canada’s first national marine park.

museum for kids

You will walk through a lighthouse ... and then a cave. You will see the wildlife that lives throughout the Bruce Peninsula

bruce peninsula animals

Relax in the high definition movie theatre for a virtual adventure through the parks, from deep shipwrecks to a helicopter high above the cliff-rimmed shoreline of Georgian Bay. 

Parks Canada Movie Theatre

Outside, climb the 20 metre tower for a panoramic view of the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, the surrounding waters and islands of Fathom Five

parks canada tower
national park tower

The Bruce Trail crosses the deck of the visitor centre ... and following the trail past the tower will take you to one of the most scenic segments of shoreline on Georgian Bay. 

Georgian Bay shoreline 

How to Get There

To get to the visitor centre, go north on Highway 6 up the Bruce Peninsula, turn off Highway 6 and follow Chi sin tib dek Road across from the RBC bank in Tobermory. Or enjoy the 5 minute walk from Tobermory downtown by following Head Street and the Bruce Trail. The visitor centre is open year round and has an entry fee.  

Visit this link for more information about the Visitor Centre at Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park .