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Mountain Trout Camp on beautiful Gillies Lake, Bruce Peninsula

Mountain Trout Camp

Welcome to our Hidden Gem in the Northern Bruce Peninsula

Mountain Trout Camp is a rustic, quiet and family oriented seasonal campground open from the second Friday of May until Thanksgiving Monday (May 12 to October 9, 2023). Our campground is located in North Bruce Peninsula, 30 minutes south of Tobermory. We offer cottage, cabin and trailer rentals, overnight tent and RV camping, and seasonal camping.

Our 36.5 acres include:

​- Lakefront with beach for swimming 

- Shallow wading area with kids' slide

- Inflatable waterpark and swim rafts

- Private boat launch and boat slips

- Motorized Boat rentals

- Non-motorized boat rentals including canoes, kayaks, stand up paddle boards, pedal boat, tin boats

- Fishing for trout, bass, rock bass and herring 

- Fish cleaning station

- Clean, filtered potable water throughout entire campground

- Public washrooms, showers with hot water and laundry

- Outdoor dishwashing station

​​- On site hiking trail with pond and marshy area

- Plenty of open space to run around and ride bikes

- Sports activities including soccer field, badminton, volleyball, basketball, tetherball, ping pong tables, horseshoe pits, bocce, cornhole, bicycles, toy bins

- Two children playgrounds

- Abundant wildlife including Black Bear, local and migratory birds, foxes, snowshoe hares, red squirrels, frogs, turtles and snakes

- Off-leash dog park

- Firepits and picnic tables at each campsite and roofed accommodation

- Septic dump station and mobile pump outs

- Spectacular sunsets and dark starry nights

- Office that sells Wi-Fi access, firewood, worms, ice, propane exchange and snacks


There are plenty of local tourist attractions that include: the Bruce Trail which is a 20-minute walk from our front entrance, public beaches, the towns of Tobermory and Lion's Head, The Grotto, Flower Pot Island, local lighthouses, The Chi-Cheemaun Ferry, Manitoulin Island, Singing Sands, and provincial parks. Click here for our directory of local attractions.

Northern Bruce Peninsula's nature at Mountain Trout Camp
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