Parks, Beaches & Trails
No matter your interest, Northern Bruce Peninsula offers plenty to do whether at the sandy beaches of Lake Huron, the rocky shore beaches of Georgian Bay, the playgrounds, the no-leash dog park, the skate park or the magnificent trail systems woven throughout the community. Enjoy our way of life!
For beach enthusiasts, NBP offers you sun and sand at Dunks Bay, Sandy Beach, and Lion's Head Beach. Parks Canada manages Halfway Log Dump Beach, Singing Sands, and Indian Cove Beach, which are located in the Bruce Peninsula National Park. For information regarding the Parks Canada beaches, please visit the Parks Canada website.
Visit our Lion's Head Waterfront Revitalization Plan page for more information about future development of the Lion's Head waterfront area.
Northern Bruce Peninsula offers ample parkland including the Bruce Peninsula National Park, the Fathom Five National Marine Park, the no-leash dog park and skate park in Tobermory, the Pike Bay community park, baseball diamonds in Ferndale and Tobermory and other passive park areas throughout the community.
NBP invites you to bring your children or your grandchildren to one of its municipal playgrounds located at the Lion's Head beach, Ferndale Park and Information Centre, Stokes Bay Community Centre and Tobermory Community Centre.
The Niagara Escarpment is the backbone of the Bruce Peninsula and creates a mosaic of habitats to explore. Hiking trails wind through forest and along the rocky end of NBP's UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve including part of the Bruce Trail, Canada's oldest and longest footpath.
Trails of the Bruce Peninsula National Park include Cyprus Lake Trail, Horse Lake Trail, Halfway Log Dump Trail, Singing Sands Boardwalk and the Forest Beach Loop.