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Bruce Peninsula National Park of Canada


Winter Activities

family skiing in winter
Winter Fun!
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Bruce Peninsula National Park’s Winter Season begins (October 14, 2014) the Tuesday after Thanksgiving Monday until May 1 2015.

The change in season provides for new discovery in the park. A winter oasis awaits.

Winter Trails Condition: Unmaintained


Winter Hiking
Cross-country skiing
Winter Camping

Parking is available at the Cyprus Lake Campground’s P2.

Emergency response is limited during winter.

Arrive prepared! Winter services are limited in Tobermory and the park.

  • Cell phone reception is not reliable.
  • Make a trip plan and share it with someone.
  • Winter activity is more strenuous and daylight hours are short. Watch your time.
  • Be alert for exhaustion and hypothermia.
  • The shoreline becomes icy, especially at the Grotto/Indian Head Cove. The ice is often covered by snow. DO NOT APPROACH THE EDGE!
  • Monitor weather closely as winter conditions and snow depths are highly variable.

Map of winter access

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Map of winter access
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