Welcome to the Nature Conservancy of Canada’s Shining Rainbow Deer Nature Sanctuary. This 225 acre property is located within the globally significant Saugeen Bruce Peninsula, an area that is internationally recognized for its rich natural diversity and rare plants and animals.  Dogs on leash are allowed. There are several interpretive signs.

As you walk through the Shining Rainbow Deer Nature Sanctuary you will see a variety of natural habitats, including forests, wetlands, and alvars. The sanctuary provides an important movement

corridor for wide ranging mammals, such as American black bear.



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

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Shining Rainbow Deer Nature Sanctuary characteristics

Length: approx 1.5 km loop
Difficulty: Moderate (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Boardwalks and Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: none

Attractions: Interpretive signage, boardwalk

Nature Conservancy of Canada 1-877-231-3552

Find it: 446 Cape Hurd Road, Tobermory

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 45.2140310
Longitude: -81.6846590

Shining Rainbow Deer Nature Sanctuary Image Gallery

Photo credits:

Don Knight