Start this loop trail from the parking lot of the Grey Bruce Tourism office.

The Merle Gunby Side Trail heads east and to the north from the parking lot.  The blue-blazed side trail traverses a hard wood forest before turning east and then south to meet briefly with the main Bruce Trail.  The Merle Gunby side trail then heads west towards the parking lot. Along the way is a short access trail running south that takes you to Jones Falls.   

This loop trail falls within the Sydenham 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 Sydenham Bruce Trail Club’s website at 

For more information on this and other portions of the Bruce Trail please purchase the Bruce Trail Maps 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: 2.7 km. loop
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Rock
Trail use: Hiking and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported

Amenities: None Reported

Attractions: Waterfalls

Sydenham Bruce Trail Club

Find it: Park in the parking lot of Grey Bruce Tourist Information Bldg on Highway 6 just north of Highway 21.

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.5604970
Longitude: -80.9911000