The Tobermory area is proud to host a National Park in a large chunk of natural habitat in southern Ontario directly on the waters of Georgian Bay.
The Bruce Peninsula National Park ON N0H 2R0
Everyone hikes to the Grotto. It’s the most popular attraction in Bruce Peninsula National Park. A big cave on the shore, it was carved out by the waves of Georgian Bay over thousands of years. From the Bruce Trail climb down through the natural chimney in the rock of the Niagara Escarpment. It’s a pristine setting; there are no signs, lights, stairs or handrails here. The cave itself is stunning, with sunlight from the outside revealing a brilliant underwater tunnel on the inside. You can walk along a ledge inside its cavity or swim in its cool, clear, turquoise water.
It’s a 30-minute hike to the Grotto from the Head of Trails parking lot at Cyprus Lake parking lot. Take the Georgian Bay Trail to the shore then follow the Bruce Trail west along the edge of the Niagara Escarpment. The Grotto is located just past Indian Head Cove – another naturally stunning attraction. To avoid crowds, visit in spring or fall, yet rent your campground early, as spots fill up fast!
***Also, see “Caves” under Things to Do.
17th Annual Huron Fringe Birding Festival. Two consecutive weekends. A premiere outdoors festival focusing on birds, wildflowers, insects, photography and more.
Spring is the perfect time to dust off your bike and hit the trails. With over 12,500 acres and 5 properties, our trails has something for everyone! Chariot friendly trails available at MTB Adventure Park and the Lindsay Tract
Explore the crystal clear blue waters of Georgian Bay on breath taking boat cruise. You can lean over a boat and see shipwrecks and learn some history of the sunken ships. On a calm day, the underwater continuation of the Niagara Escarpment is visible. There are islands to explore, shores to cruise, and lighthouses to visit. Also from the water, you can see the coastal cliffs ablaze in the sunset.
Saugeen River is the place for spring fishing. Cast from Saugeen's river banks into the spring migratory run or hop in a boat and downrig the deep waters of Georgian Bay & Lake Huron.
Bruce County Museum is celebrating 60 years! Stay tuned for all the exciting upcoming exhibits such as "Fore the Planet" May 13.
Immerse yourself in the history of Bruce County lighthouses by taking a self-guided tour through some of the best lighthouses in Ontario!
Over 500 km of footpaths to explore along the Bruce Trail, in nature preserves, provincial & national parks.
Bound by Lake Huron to the West and Georgian Bay to the East, there is a ton of coastline to ride in Bruce County.