Bruce Trail

Canada Canada

Worth knowing

The Bruce Trail runs for a length of 886 kilometers through Canada.

The difficulty of the trail is rated as easy and it usually takes 44 days to walk the Bruce Trail.
Of course, how long it really takes for the trail depends on the experience and fitness of the hikers.

The drinking water supply is on the way a problem depending on the season.
Reliable water points are not always available, as these may have dried out.
You should definitely plan ahead and get informed here!

On the trail you are self-sufficient.
But at irregular intervals (at least every few days) there is the possibility to buy food.
This needs to be planned accordingly and it can only be recommended to contact the aid stations and check the opening hours.

You can stay overnight in a tent/tarp, in unmanaged huts, in guesthouses/hotels along the way and on campsites.

Wild camping on the trail is a gray area As always, leave behind no traces . Rubbish has to be taken away and nature has to be respected and protected!

Campfires are currently allowed. However, this can change at any time.
Therefore, please be sure to pay attention to public notices and a possible risk of forest fires..
In addition, new fireplaces should never be built, but existing ones should be used.

Facts about Bruce Trail

886 km
Elevation gain
13.500 m
Elevation loss
13.500 m
Highest Point
Osler Bluff Lookout / 540 m
Lowest Point
90 m
Round Trip?
Walk in both directions?
886 km
13.500 m
13.500 m
Osler Bluff Lookout
540 m
90 m
You have the following accommodation options on the Bruce Trail
  • in a tent/tarp
  • in unmanaged huts
  • in guesthouses/hotels along the way
  • on campsites
Solitude on the Bruce Trail
Moderate contact with other people and only occasionally with settlements

The best time to hike the Bruce Trail is:


Arrival to the Bruce Trail

You will arrive via Lester B. Pearson International Airport.

You can get to Starting point via Bus / Zug. Duration approx. 4 hours.

Map and elevation profile of the Bruce Trail

What else you should know about the Bruce Trail

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