Start this loop by heading south along Coveney’s Rd, following the blue blazes. Turn right off of the road where blazes indicate and head east until you meet the white blazed main Bruce Trail.  Turn left. Follow the main trail for about 1.5 km, where you will meet up again with the Coveney’s Side Trail. Turn left and follow the Side trail until it returns to where you parked. Along the way you will meet with the McIver Side Trail. Make sure you turn left here to stay on the Coveney’s Side Trail.

While on the main trail portion you will have to descend the hill via the Moss Crevice Ladder, a short wooden ladder.

You will also pass the Knapp Lookout.

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: 3.1 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, ladder

Peninsula Bruce Trail Club

Find it: Follow Coveney's Rd east from Purple Valley Rd. This road will make a left turn to the north and then a right turn to the east. Park on roadside on Coveney's Rd just where this road turns east

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.8629380
Longitude: -81.0675270