Fathom Five National Marine Park of Canada

Visitor Centre


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Trails from the Visitor Centre

Map of Visitor Centre, tower and trails in Tobermory

  1. Bruce Trail to Little Dunks Bay Lookout
    This short section of the Bruce Trail meanders through lush cedar forest, along mossy covered ridges, and reaches a viewing platform that overlooks Little Dunks Bay, a secluded and scenic cove of Georgian Bay.
    Length: 0.8km (one way)
    Hiking Time: 10-15 minutes (one way)
    Difficulty: Easy.
    Trail Surface: Flat and hard packed. Wheelchair accessible.

  2. Bruce Trail Burnt Point Loop
    Hike this new loop side trail, accessed from the Bruce Trail, just before the Little Dunks Bay Lookout.
    Length: 4.8km (round-trip from Visitor Centre)
    Hiking Time: 1.5 - 2 hours
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Trail Surface: Rough, rocky sections. Sturdy footwear recommended.

  3. Bruce Trail South
    Hike the Bruce Trail, Canada's most famous footpath, south from the Visitor Centre. For information, visit the Bruce Trail Conservancy website.
    Length: variable distance
    Hiking Time: variable
    Difficulty: moderate to very difficult
    Trail Surface: variable

  4. Visitor Centre to Tobermory Harbour
    The Bruce Trail connects the Visitor Centre to the harbour in downtown Tobermory.
    Length: 0.25km (one way)
    Hiking Time: 5 - 8 minutes (one way)
    Difficulty: Easy
    Trail Surface: Flat, hard-packed stone and paved sidewalk. Wheelchair accessible.

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