This loop trail head begins at the south end of Crawford Dr, north of Wiarton.

Follow blue blazed Crawford Dr Side Trail. Just before the main trail turn right onto Colpoy’s Bay Side Trail.

The trail continues, with blue blazes, until it reaches, in about 4 km, the Whicher Side Trail. Turn left and you will shortly reach the main Bruce Trail. Turn left and follow the white blazes of the Main Bruce Trail until you again reach the Crawford Dr Side Trail. Turn left, following the blue blazes, and will shortly be back where you parked.

 You can shorten this loop by turning left upon reaching either the Mallory Beach Side Trail or the Gatis Side Trail, thus creating about a 5 km or 6.5 km loop respectively.

This loop trail falls within the Peninsula section of the Bruce Trail. For more information on other loop and side trails and the portion of the main Bruce Trail in this section please visit the Peninsula Bruce Trail Club’s website at 

With file information from the Bruce Trail. For more information on this and other portions of the Bruce Trail please purchase the Bruce Trail Map & Guide Book from the Bruce Trail Conservancy at  

Trail users are advised to obtain an updated version of the Bruce Trail guide before venturing out as trail information may change from time to time.

We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE.

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Length: 8.5 km.
Difficulty: Difficult (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Rock
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: None reported

Attractions: Lookout

Peninsula Bruce Trail Club

Find it: Take County Rd 9, off of Highway 6, north of Wiarton. Turn east on County Rd 18 and drive to Crawford Dr, Turn right to end.

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.8185230
Longitude: -81.0702870