Bruce Peninsula National Park is a national park located on a part of the Niagara Escarpment, on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada.  This 156 square km park is part of UNESCO’s Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve. 

The Bruce Peninsula is one of the most loved destinations for a summer getaway from Toronto. Located close to Tobermory, the national park is known for its turquoise waters, rugged limestone cliffs, and huge hiking opportunities. Along with the neighboring Fathom Five National Marine Park, Bruce Peninsula National Park was established in 1987. 

What is Bruce Peninsula National Park Is Famous For?

Visitors come here to visit The Grotto and explore the dramatic cliffs rise from the turquoise waters of Georgian Bay, and explore the hiking trails. The night in this Dark Sky Preserve is luminous here with stars. 

Things to Do In Bruce Peninsula Park 

Bruce Peninsula National Park offers lots of opportunities for several outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, and bird watching. The park visitors can witness the mesmerizing sunrise and sunset here. Adventurous visitors can explore the rocks of the Niagara Escarpment also. 

Explore the wildlife of the park including massasauga rattlesnake, deer, raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, black bears, and many species of birds. The black bears roam here in the large tracts of forest. You can locate rare reptiles in the rocky areas and diverse wetlands of the national park. 

The forests of the Bruce Peninsula Park habitats dwarf lake Iris, lakeside daisy, and the 34 types of orchids. The woodlands of the park invite explorers from all over the world.

Throughout summer, families can enjoy, play and relax here in the warm waters of Singing Sands Beach. 

The Bruce Peninsula Grotto is a beautiful sea cave, well known for its crystal clear waters. You need to hike to get to the sea cave. Here you can go swimming or sunbathe in the seashore.


The park offers trailing facilities to visitors, ranging in difficulty from easy to expert. To reach Grotto, you can take 3 different trails, namely the Horse Lake Trail, the Marr Lake Trail, and the Georgian Bay Trail.