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Bruce Peninsula National Park

120 Chi sin tib dek Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2233
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Plan Ahead for parking

Most recent negative reviews seem to focus on the parking issues. Granted, the park was far more... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
It never fails to impress!

Have been before and brought the family and visiting friends from Scotland. They enjoyed it... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Burlington, Canada
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When visiting Bruce Peninsula National Park, start your adventure at the Parks Canada Visitor Centre in Tobermory. Here you'll find information to help plan your visit including tips on where to go when the Cyprus Lake parking lots are full, activities for children, and recommendations on hiking trails. Don't forget the Visitor Centre also includes a natural history museum and just around the corner, a viewing tower and some great hiking trails. While you're at the Visitor Centre take in an Interpretation program. Other visitor attractions in the park include Singing Sands Beach, Halfway Log Dump with incredible views of limestone cliffs and boulder beaches, and of course the Grotto and Indian Head Cove near Cyprus Lake. Bruce Peninsula National Park also includes the popular Cyprus Lake Campground with 232 camp sites and 10 yurt accommodations. Please visit the park website for more information and links to the Parks Canada reservations website. July and August are extrememly busy times in the park so plan your trip accordingly and visit the park website for information on other attractions in the area, fees, hours, park regulations and safety tips.
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120 Chi sin tib dek Rd, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2233
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Most recent negative reviews seem to focus on the parking issues. Granted, the park was far more enjoyable before it got so crowded in recent years, but it is not difficult to deal with the current crowd and parking issues. It is critical to plan...More

Thank mjont
Reviewed 3 days ago

Have been before and brought the family and visiting friends from Scotland. They enjoyed it immensely, and amazed at the beauty of our nature! I can come here again and again, and enjoy it like it was the first time all over again!

Thank Travel_Bugforever57
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

You can not go to tobermory and not stop at the national park. It is a must see. The hikes trails are well taken care of which makes for a comfortable hike and when you arrive near the grotto or the Indian cave, the views...More

Thank Catherine M
Reviewed 5 days ago

We stayed one night at this park as part of a week-long tour of the north, and found that although the site we had was nice: well-treed, not too close to the neighbours, we were disappointed with the lack of electrical service and showers and...More

Thank Kinneylynn
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lion's Head Bruce Trail: - very recommendable. Park at McCurdy Trailhead Parking spot (right at Moore Street in Lion's Head) - from there you can different trails incl. round trips. It can take from 3 to 6 hours (depending what trail you are taking). -...More

3  Thank Sarah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Camped at site 109 - right across from the beach and close enough to washrooms and water but still private. A must on the list is hiking to The Grotto - breathtaking! Take a cold plunge in to Georgian Bay. Two complaints - campgrounds need...More

2  Thank Steph D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing scenic route to drive to get to the various areas of the park. Great place to hike and camp. Basic aminaties are available if your not a nature type who just wants to enjoy the outdoors. Doesn't cost anything but will require parking permit...More

1  Thank nendraku
Reviewed 1 week ago

We camped in the park (Cypress Lake). It's a low area with lots of standing water, and so lots of mosquitoes! No showers in the park!! There is a place with pay showers down the highway, but they were very dirty. The Grotto was amazing!...More

Thank kathy32199
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make it a point to go see “Life on the Edge” at the Visitor Centre when you’re in the area, a gorgeous short film about the wildlife and natural features of the Bruce Peninsula and Fathom Five National Marine Park. We went for the film...More

Thank Bravaencore
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just returned from a trek to this historic national park. We made the 3 hour drive to Tobermory stoked to see some awesome scenery. Well, we made it to their main visitor center and did a short hike to the first lookout point (less...More

2  Thank Thriftyboy1974
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16 August 2017|
Response from Travel_Bugforever57 | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves me there is only one place you can BBQ with the family and it is close to the parking lot...where the trails start. It's quite a sizeable area. If you camped at Cyprus Lake, which is in the National Park... More
10 August 2017|
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Response from BPNPFFNMP | Property representative |
I really is difficult to say what is safe or challenging for someone. The shoreline walk to the Grotto is challenging with some climbing and at times slippery rocks. The decent into the grotto is also challenging as it... More
Mylene S
24 July 2017|
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Response from BPNPFFNMP | Property representative |
Hi Mylene, The park doesn't rent carriers for children / toddlers but some of the trails would accommodate a stroller including the Georgian Bay Trail, Singing Sands Trails, and the short trail to Dunk Bay Look out near the... More