Nature Trails near Bruce Mines, Ontario

Nestled on a picturesque bay on the shores of Lake Huron, the historic town of Bruce Mines is a small but vibrant community offering all the amenities needed for families of all ages.

This vibrant community is located on Trans Canada Highway 17 just 65km east of Sault Ste Marie and has numerous events and activities throughout the year.

Founded in 1846 as Canada's first copper mine, our town is steeped in history - tour the Simpson Mine Shaft, visit the town museum or simply enjoy all that nature has to offer in the surrounding countryside.

Some of Ontario's best hiking trails and nature trails are near Bruce Mines.

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The Desbarats Section of the Voyageur Trail runs for 22 km through forests and farm lands in Plummer and Aberdeen Additional Townships. The trail includes wooded sections and on-road walking, with a side trail to Bruce Mines. Link to Voyageur Trail Association web...

Foster Parkland and Walking Trails

Donated by Maurice and Janet Foster in 2009, the Foster Parkland and Walking Trails is the only conservancy property with walking trails complimented by interpretive signs. This property was the original home of the hiking trails before they expanded onto the adjacent...


56 kilometres of spectacular Northern Ontario landscape which runs between Hwy. 638 (north of Bruce Mines) and Iron Bridge. The trail runs parallel to the Trans Canada Highway (north of it) and passes by many inland lakes, picturesque beaver ponds, forest overlooks...