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The Bruce Peninsula is a region in Ontario located in the Bruce County. The Bruce Peninsula is located 2.5 hrs north of the city of Toronto. The Bruce Peninsula is located on a finger of land surrounded by the waters of Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. From Sauble Beach to Tobermory - Wiarton to Lion's Head -the Bruce Peninsula has something for everybody!
The Bruce Peninsula is comprised of several communities - most of whom cater to tourists. There are many Bed and Breakfasts, motels, hotels and cottage rentals available in the area all year round. Here are some of themain communities in the area:
See & Do
The Bruce Peninsula is a place of diversity. Surrounded on almost 4 sides by the Great Lakes - the Bruce has many options for both the "beacher" and the hiker adventurer.
Kayaking & Canoeing is a popular sport - and the rugged shores of Georgian Bay make the perfect backdrop for a kayaker. There are several outfitters who can provide a rental kayak or canoe for travellers.
Sailing & Power Boating - The waters surrounding the peninsula provide a great spot for sailing and power boating. There are several marinas that provide transient or seasonal docking.
Fishing - Both Georgian Bay and Lake Huron have many large and small prize fishing available to fishermen. Salmon, lake trout, perch, pike - all can be caught from shore or using a downrigger. The inland lakes such as Gillies Lake or Miller Lake have bass, pickerel and trout. Fly fishermen enjoy the small brooks that harbour trout and other sport fish. Fishing charters can be booked - but you must hae your fishing license!
Hiking - Hike along the Bruce Trail from the Head of Trails in the Cyprus Lake Campground to The Grotto and Storm Haven. Both offer amazing views of water.
Sight-Seeing - Take a ferry from Tobermory to Flower Pot Island (ferries run a few times a day from mid May to the end of summer) to see natural flower pots and crystal clear waters.