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
    The Burnt Point Loop side trail is accessed across from Dunks Bay Lookout.  This trail is is suited for hikers with a bit more experience.  The trail passes through cedar forest before opening up to views of Georgian Bay at the half way point.  
    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. Visitor Centre to Tobermory Harbour
    The Bruce Trail connects the Visitor Centre to the harbour and nearby shops, restaurants and services 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.