The Sydenham Section is one of 9 sections of the Bruce Trail that threads its way, from Queenston Heights in the south of Ontario to Tobermory, at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula to the north,  along the Niagara Escarpment affording the user a variety of special interest side trails and spectacular scenery and outlooks.

Trail users are guided along the trail by white blazes as they hike, snowshoe, watch wildlife, take photographs and admire the beautiful scenery along the Niagara Escarpment.

Trail users are advised to obtain a trail guide from The Bruce Trail Conservancy before venturing out.

The Sydenham Section starts in the south at Blantyre, ON and proceeds to the north to Blue Water Park, Wiarton, ON.

Trail users are encouraged to access the Sydenham Bruce Trail Club’s website for more trail information at:  and the Bruce Trail Conservancy to obtain a trail guide at

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

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Length: 168 km.
Difficulty: Difficult (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural and Rock
Trail use: Hiking and Snowshoeing
Accessibility Notes: Not wheelchair accessible
Fees: None

Flora & Fauna:

Not reported yet

Amenities: None reported

Attractions: Boardwalks, caves, lookouts, waterfalls.


Find it: Blantyre, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 44.5003930
Longitude: -80.6330090