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Local Attractions

Art Galleries
Boat Tours/Cruises
Groceries and Gas
Guides and Outfitters
Indoor Attractions
Local Vendors and Artisans
Natural Attractions
Outdoor Activities - Other
Public Beaches

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Mountain Trout Camp offers shuttle services based on availability, with advance booking.

Please ensure that you check hours of operation and availability.

Parking

Spaces can fill up quickly during high season, particularly in Tobermory, Bruce Peninsula National Park and Lion’s Head. Plan to arrive early and/or have a backup plan. Parking fees and/or time limits may apply. The parking lots for The Grotto/Cyprus Lake and Halfway Log Dump (Bruce Trail), as well as other hiking and tourist locations, require advance reservation - https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/bruce/activ/emplacements-locations/parking. Full-day parking with a shuttle service is available in Lion’s Head at 4 Tackabury St. and 5 Moore St.

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Art Galleries

Boat Tours/Cruises

Groceries and Gas

Guides and Outfitters

Indoor Attractions

Local Vendors and Artisans

Natural Attractions

Outdoor Activities - Other

Public Beaches

Restaurants and Cafés

Hiking Trails

 

 

Art Galleries

 

Meraki Art Studios - Black Spruce Studio and Three Trees Art - 240 East Rd, Lion's Head (20km from MTC) - https://www.blacksprucestudio.com/

 

Dragonfly Ridge Studio - fine art, pottery, art supplies - by appointment - 107 Caudle Sideroad, Lion's Head (28km from MTC) - http://www.theartmap.com/studios-galleries/dragonfly-ridge-studio

 

Bruce Peninsula Artist Co-Op Gallery - 2866 Highway 6, Lion's Head (37km from MTC) - https://brucepeninsulaart.ca/co-op-gallery/

 

Golden Gallery - 7434 Highway 6, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - http://www.goldengallerytobermory.com/

 

Margarethe Vanderpas Studio - by appointment or during Art in the Garden events - 24 Chetwynd Lane, Lion's Head (38km from MTC) - https://www.margarethevanderpas.com/

 

 

Boat Tours/Cruises

 

Blue Heron Cruises - Glass-bottom and open-air jet boats (Flowerpot Island stay aboard, drop off, sunset cruises) - 7425 Highway 6, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.cruisetobermory.com/

 

Bruce Anchor Cruises - Glass-bottom boats (Flowerpot Island stay aboard, drop off, shuttles) - 61 Front St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://cruises.bruceanchor.com/

 

The Bruce Rocks Tobermory Boat Adventures - The Grotto, sunrise and sunset tours, custom charters – Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://tbrboatadventures.com/

 

Tobermory Cruise Line – cruises to Flowerpot Island, Big Tub and Cove Island Lighthouses, Niagara Escarpment, and The Grotto - 53 Bay Street South, Tobermory (37km from MTC)  https://tobermorycruiseline.com/

 

Tobermory Cruise Line & Water Adventures - Fathom Five Marine Park, lunch & dinner cruises - 53 Bay Street South, Tobermory – (37km from MTC) - https://www.tobermorycruiseline.com/

 

Tobermory Wave Adventures - Small groups only, Flowerpot Island, the Grotto, private tours - 1 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.tobermorywave.com/

 

MS Chi-Cheemaun - Ferry to Manitoulin Island, cruises - Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://explorethebruce.com/profile/ms-chi-cheemaun/2381/

https://www.ontarioferries.com/ms-chi-cheemaun/

 

 

Groceries and Gas

 

Hellyer’s Foodland - 4 Webster St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/hellyersfoodmarket/

 

Garden In Thyme Country Market - temporarily closed - 3088 Bruce County Rd 9, Lion's Head (38km from MTC) - https://visitlionshead.ca/profile/garden-in-thyme/1617/

 

Lion's Head Farm Market - Saturday 9am-12pm, Victoria Day through Thanksgiving - 1 Forbes St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://lionsheadmarket.ca/

 

LCBO Lion's Head - 1 Ferndale Rd, Lion's Head (40km from MTC) - https://www.lcbo.com/lionshead

 

Ferndale Food Mart and Gas Bar - 2875 Highway 6, Ferndale (36km from MTC) - https://upienergyfs.com/location/gas_bar/ferndale.php

 

Hoppys Gas Bar - 7386 Highway 6, Tobermory (36km from MTC)             

 

Foodland Tobermory - 9 Bay St South, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://foodland.ca/tobermory

 

LCBO Tobermory - 23 Brock St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://foodland.ca/store-locator/

 

 

Guides and Outfitters

 

Fathom Paddle Guiding - Stand up paddle board lessons and excursions (Tobermory, Lion's Head) -http://www.fathompaddleguiding.ca/

 

Divers Den - Scuba diving and snorkelling - 3 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.diversden.ca/

 

Thorncrest Outfitters - Lion's Head Sea Kayak Adventure, Circumnavigate Flower Pot Island - 7441 Highway 6, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.thorncrestoutfitters.com/

 

Big Tub Harbour Resort (Tobermory) - Watersport rentals - 236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory (39km from MTC) - https://www.bigtubresort.ca/watersport-rentals/

 

Tobermory Cruise Line – kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals - 53 Bay Street South, Tobermory (37km from MTC)  https://tobermorycruiseline.com/

Explorer's Tread - Paddling, hiking, and cycling guided excursions - Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://www.explorerstread.com/

 

Eco Adventures Bruce Peninsula - Tours in various locations on the Peninsula - https://myecoadventures.ca/

 

 

Indoor attractions

 

Aromatica - Aromatherapy and spa treatments - 102 Cape Chin North Rd, Lion's Head (19km from MTC) - http://www.capechin.ca/aromatica.html

 

St Edmunds Township Museum - Tobermory and Bruce Peninsula local history - 7072 Highway 6, Tobermory (34km from MTC) - https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Attraction_Review-g670005-d4310378-Reviews-St_Edmunds_Township_Museum-Tobermory_Bruce_County_Ontario.html

 

Spa on Six - 2876 Highway 6, Lion's Head (36km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/spaonsix/

Bruce County Museum & Cultural Centre - Bruce County local history, events and programs - 33 Victoria St N Saugeen Shores, Southampton (99km from MTC) - https://www.brucemuseum.ca/

 

Grey Roots Museum & Archives, Moreston Heritage Village - 102599 Grey Rd 18, Owen Sound (101km from MTC) - https://greyroots.com/

 

 

Local Vendors and Artisans

 

Georgian Bay Soapworks - 1122 East Rd, Miller Lake (11km from MTC) - https://www.gbsoapworks.com/

 

Miller Lake Pottery - Sales and demonstrations - 16 Noble Dr, Miller Lake (19km from MTC) - https://brucegreysimcoe.com/operators/miller-lake-pottery

 

Maple Drive Artisan Shop – Woodworking - 20 Maple Dive, Miller Lake (20km from MTC) - https://mapledriveartisanshop.com/

 

Cape Chin Micro-Farm - Raw wildflower honey, free range eggs, beeswax candles - 314 Cape Chin North Rd, Lion's Head (21km from MTC) - www.capechinmicrofarm.com

 

Random Ranch Alpacas - Ranch visits, alpaca wool products (socks, slippers, hats, yarn & more) - 407 Lindsay Road 5, Lion's Head (23km from MTC) - https://www.randomranchalpacas.com/

 

Jordan Woodturning - Hand-turned wooden bowls and artistic pieces - 250 Cape Chin North Shore Rd, Lion's Head – (24km from MTC) - www.jordanwoodturning.com

 

The Dandy Lion - Gifts, housewares, art and more - 84 Main St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://www.thedandylion.ca/

 

Aunt Donkey's Toys and Novelties - 67 Main St, Lion's Head, moving to 84 Main St (39km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/auntdonkeys/

 

Stonehouse - Boutique and esthetics - 7361 Highway 6, Tobermory (36km from MTC) - https://www.stonehousetobermory.com/

 

The Sweet Shop - 18 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.sweetshop.ca/#!about_us/csgz

 

Marco Polo Trading Company - 16 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://marco-polo.ca/marco-polo-boutique-tobermory/

 

Reader's Haven Book Store - 10 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.readershaven.ca/

 

 

Natural Attractions

For Devil’s Monument, see Hiking Trails

 

William's Caves - Access via the Bruce Trail at the end of Bruin Street (39km from MTC), closest parking lot is at Lion’s Head Harbour - https://visitlionshead.ca/profile/williams-caves/1670/northbrucepeninsula.ca

 

Grieg's Caves (includes a 1km loop hiking trail) - 407 Scenic Caves Rd, Lion's Head (53km from MTC) - https://explorethebruce.com/profile/greigs-caves/1289/

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/greigs-caves

 

Bruce Peninsula National Park, The Grotto and Indian Head Cove - advance parking reservations required - 469 Cyprus Lake Rd, Tobermory (32km from MTC) - https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/bruce/activ/experiences/grotto

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/bruce/activ/emplacements-locations/parking

 

Fathom Five National Marine Park - Flowerpot Island, shipwrecks, lighthouses - Tobermory (37km from MTC), see Guides and Outfitters and Boat Tours/Cruises -
https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/amnc-nmca/on/fathomfive/activ/flowerpot

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/flower-pot-island-cruise-and-hike

 

 

Outdoor Activities - Other

 

Mountain Biking - Lindsay Tract Trail System (5km of trails) - Lindsay Tract Trail, Highway 6, south of MTC, north of The Bury Rd and Lion's Head (25km from MTC) - https://www.mtbthebruce.com/trails/lindsay-tract.php

 

Forty Hills Ranch - Llama Trekking - 217 Forty Hills Rd, Lion's Head (33km from MTC) - https://fortyhillsranch.ca/

 

Lion's Head Lighthouse - Lion's Head Marina, 1 Bruin St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lion%27s_Head_Light

 

Bayside Astronomy - free program to learn about the night sky, Friday/Saturday - Lion's Head Marina, 1 Bruin St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/baysideastronomy

 

Black Creek Provincial Park - Birdwatching - unique northern micro-habitat - 81 Old Womans River Rd, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://explorethebruce.com/explore/beautiful-birding/70/

 

Singing Sands fen - Birdwatching and wildflowers (3km of trails) - parking is at 50% capacity and is first come, first served - Bruce Peninsula National Park, Dorcas Bay Rd, Northern Bruce Peninsula (32km from MTC) - https://explorethebruce.com/explore/bruce-county-fens/106/

 

Little Cove Adventures - Aerial Park - 7111 Highway 6, Tobermory (33km from MTC) - http://www.littlecove.ca/

 

Big Tub Lighthouse - 264 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory (39km from MTC) - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_Tub_Lighthouse

 

Sauble Speedway - short track racing - 1199 Bruce Rd 14 Rd, Hepworth (85km from MTC) - https://www.saublespeedway.ca/

 

Public Beaches

 

Lion's Head Beach (Georgian Bay) - toilets, playground, eating area - 1 Forbes St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://visitlionshead.ca/profile/lions-head-main-beach/1539/

 

Black Creek Provincial Park - Sandy Beach (Lake Huron) - toilets, picnic tables, walking trails (2.3km out-and-back) - - Sandy Beach Rd, Stokes Bay (39km from MTC) - https://explorethebruce.com/profile/black-creek-provincial-park/1575/

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/black-creek-provincial-park

 

Singing Sands Beach (Georgian Bay) - includes a 1.3km loop trail - parking is at 50% capacity and is first come, first served - Bruce Peninsula National Park, Dorcas Bay Rd, Northern Bruce Peninsula (32km from MTC) - https://visitlionshead.ca/profile/singing-sands-beach-trails/1618/

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/singing-sands

 

Little Cove Beach (Georgian Bay) - 240-242 Little Cove Rd, Tobermory (35km from MTC) - https://visittobermory.ca/profile/little-cove-provincial-park/2411/

 

 

Restaurants and Cafés

 

You may experience line-ups and difficulty getting seating in high season. Consider making reservations or ordering in advance.

 

Miller Lake

 

Applewood Inn Restaurant - 967 Dyers Bay Rd, Miller Lake (7.0km from MTC) - http://www.applewoodinn.net/www.applewoodinn.net/Home.html

 

Lion’s Head

 

TruFood Café - 3766 Highway 6, Lion's Head (28km from MTC) - http://www.trufoodcafe.com/

 

The Taste Kitchen - 76 Main St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://thetastekitchen.ca/

 

Rachel's Bakery and Café - 79 Main St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/rachelsrestaurant/

 

Cindy Lou's Ice Cream and Espresso - also sells fish & chips - 81 Main St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://cindylous.ca/

 

Lion's Head Inn, Restaurant & Pub - 8 Helen St, Lion's Head (39km from MTC) - https://lionsheadinn.wordpress.com/

 

Ferndale Drive In - Deli Restaurant - 2867 Highway 6, Lion's Head (33km from MTC) - http://www.brucepeninsula.ca/fdi/

 

Bear Tracks Inn & Restaurant - 2837 Highway 6, Lion's Head (33km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/beartracksinn/

 

Tobermory

 

Little Cove Bakery (Little Tub Bakery) - 4 Warner Bay Rd, Tobermory (33km from MTC) - https://www.tripadvisor.ca/Restaurant_Review-g670005-d4698031-Reviews-Little_Cove_Bakery-Tobermory_Bruce_County_Ontario.html

 

Peninsula Ice Cream - 4 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - http://www.peninsulasupply.ca/

 

Shipwreck Lee's of Tobermory - 2 Bay St Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.facebook.com/ShipwrecksPirateBistro/

 

Tobermory Brewing Company and Grill - 28 Bay St S, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.tobermorybrewingco.ca/

 

Crowsnest Pub - 5 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://www.crowsnestpub.com

 

The Fish & Chip Place - 24 Bay St, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - http://www.thefishandchipplace.com/

 

Princess Dining Room & Patio - 34 Bay Street, Tobermory (37km from MTC) - https://tobermoryprincesshotel.com/dining-bar/

Hiking Trails

 

Check in advance for Bruce Trail closures at www.brucetrail.org

 

Miller Lake

 

​​Bruce Trail: Juniper Flats Side Trail (6.4km loop, Moderate) - 433 Lindsay Rd 40, Miller Lake (east of Meadow Rd) (1.3km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/devil-s-monument-via-dyers-s-bay

Devil's Monument - https://explorethebruce.com/profile/devil-s-monument/2613/ - Has three trails/entry points:

 

Dyer's Bay to Devil's Monument (8.2km loop) - Dyer's Bay Parking Area, Dyers Bay Rd, Miller Lake (6.8km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/dyer-s-bay-to-devil-s-monument

 

Devil's Monument Loop (4.2km loop) - Britain Lake Rd (parking lot before end of road, walk to trail at end of road), Miller Lake (7.3km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/devils-monument-loop

 

Devil's Monument Trail (4.5km loop) – End of Borchardt Rd, Lion’s Head (26km from MTC) -

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/devils-monument-side-trail

Cabot Head Provincial Nature Reserve: High Dump Camp Crane Lake Section (16.1km out-and-back, Moderate) - Crane Lake Rd, Miller Lake (north end of Crane Lake Rd) (9.4km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-high-dump-camp-crane-lake-section

 

Lindsay Tract Trail System (5km out-and-back, Moderate) - Lindsay Tract Trail, Highway 6, north of Lion's Head (25km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/lindsay-tract-trail-system

 

Cape Chin

 

Bruce Trail: Borschardt Rd to Harkins Rd (11.7km point-to-point, Moderate) - Borschardt Rd, Lion's Head, just after the turnoff from Cape Chin N Rd (22km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-borchardt-Rd-to-harkins-Rd-peninsula

 

Smokey Head-White Bluff Provincial Nature Reserve: Cape Chin North (10km loop, Moderate) and Cape Chin Side Trail (3.4km loop, Easy) - Cape Chin South Rd, Lion's Head (end of Cape Chin South Rd) (26km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/cape-chin-north

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/cape-chin-side-trail

 

Lion’s Head

 

Bruce Trail: White Bluff, Isthmus Bay (5.8km loop, Easy) and Whippoorwill and Bruce Trail (10.3km out-and-back, Moderate) - Bruce Trail Forty Hills Access, Richardson Side Trail, Lion's Head (34km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/white-bluff-isthmus-bay

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/wipperwill-and-bruce-trail

 

Lion's Head Lookout Loop via Bruce Trail: 16.9km and 14.2 loop trails, both Moderate - 453 Cemetery Rd, Lion's Head (overflow parking at the arena) (40km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/lions-head-loop-via-bruce-trail

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/lions-head-loop-via-bruce-trail-inland-side-trail-and-ilse-hanel-side-trail

https://explorethebruce.com/profile/lions-head-lookout/2616/

 

Lion's Head Lookout (5.3km out-and-back) and Loop Trail (15km loop), both Moderate - McCurdy parking lot, Lion's Head (advance parking reservations required) (40km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/lions-head-loop-via-bruce-trail

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/lion-s-head-lookout

https://explorethebruce.com/profile/lions-head-lookout/2616/

 

Bruce Trail: Beth Gilhespy and John Appleton Side Trail (10.9km out-and-back, Moderate) - Barrow Bay Rd, Lion's Head (go to end of Barrow Bay Rd, turn right, and drive a short distance on Highway 9) (45km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/beth-gilhespy-and-john-appleton-side-trail

 

Bruce Trail and Pease Side Trail (10.1km loop, Moderate) - Jacksons Cove Rd, Lion's Head (shortly before Georgian Drive) (53km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-and-pease-side-trail-loop

 

Tobermory and Bruce Peninsula National Park

 

Cabot Head Provincial Nature Reserve: Multiple trails between 6.3km and 18.2km (Moderate to Hard). Advance parking reservation required. - Halfway Log Dump Parking, Halfway, Log Dump Rd, Tobermory, ON (31km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-halfway-log-dump-to-the-grotto

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/cave-point-trail

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/cypress-lake-via-bruce-trail

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/high-dump

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-to-loon-lake--2

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/cyprus-lake-and-the-grotto-loop

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/bruce/activ/emplacements-locations/parking

 

Bruce Peninsula National Park: Multiple trails between 2.4km and 5km (Easy to Moderate). Advance parking reservation required. - 469 Cyprus Lake Rd, Tobermory (32km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/georgian-bay-marr-lake-trail

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/cyprus-lake-trail

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/georgian-bay-bruce-and-horse-lake-trail-loop

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/georgian-bay-bruce-and-horse-lake-trail-loop

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/georgian-bay-bruce-and-horse-lake-trail-loop

https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/on/bruce/activ/emplacements-locations/parking

 

Little Cove Provincial Park: Little Cove, Driftwood Cove and Loon Lake (17.1km out-and-back, Moderate) - Little Cove Beach Parking Lot, Little Cove, Tobermory (35km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-little-cove-driftwood-cove-and-loon-lake

 

Little Cove Provincial Park: Tobermory to Loon Lake (32.8km out-and-back, Hard) - Bruce Trail Northern Terminus Cairn, Bay St, Tobermory, ON (park at Bruce Peninsula National Park or Fathom Five National Marine Park Visitor Centre) (37km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/bruce-trail-to-loon-lake

 

Fathom Five National Marine Park: Bruce Trail and Burnt Point Loop - 3.4km loop (Easy) and 4.8km loop (Moderate) options - Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park Visitor Centre, Tobermory (parking lot available, trail starts just beside) (37km from MTC) - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/burnt-point-loop--2

https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/tobermory-short-trail--2

 

Flower Pot Island Cruise and Hike (23.5km loop, Moderate) - Flower Pot Island - https://www.alltrails.com/trail/canada/ontario/flower-pot-island-cruise-and-hike

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