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  Travel the Niagara Escarpment - Bruce Peninsula Region
Bruce Peninsula is a rocky finger of the Niagara Escarpment within easy driving distance of busy urban centres but a world apart.
Bruce Peninsula National Park is its mainland counterpart of limestone cliffs, mixed forests, wetlands and tranquil beaches.
Visit the "Parks in the Bruce Peninsula" web page to learn more about the escarpment parks and attractions in the area and to explore the rocky ridge of the Escarpment.
www.escarpment.org /Travel/travel_bruce.htm   (278 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula, Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Bruce Peninsula is the spur of land in southern Ontario which extends north from the town of Owen Sound towards Manitoulin Island.
The Bruce Peninsula is home to two National Parks and several Provincial Parks - a fact which suggests that many people feel that it is a special area.
If one simply drives the length of the peninsula, between Wiarton and Tobermory, one is bound to be disappointed with the Bruce Peninsula.
freespace.virgin.net /john.cletheroe/usa_can/on/bruce.htm   (1570 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula National Park
The Bruce has a uniquely diverse range of habitats from rugged cliffs to the dry alvars to the swampy wetlands.
The broad-leafed forests on the peninsula are made up of mainly of sugar maple, beech, basswood, white oak, red oak, shag-bark hickory, fl walnut and butternut.
Beyond the fen, is sandy forest with stands of red and white pine and dense cedar bush interspersed with lichen-covered rocky knolls called alvars which may harbour mixed forest of cedar, spruce, birch and aspen.
www.canadianparks.com /ontario/brucenp/page5.htm   (314 words)

  
 Hiking the Bruce Trail, Packages, Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
It is in the North Bruce Peninsula that the most spectacular hiking on the Bruce Trail occurs.
The 150 km's of trails in the Bruce Peninsula are considered the best in Southern Ontario, and offer hiking for the beginner and veteran hiker.
All the trails on the Bruce Peninsula are clearly marked with white blazes, single if the trail follows straight ahead, double if there is a turn ahead.
www.getawaystoontario.ca /brucepeninsula/bruce_trail_hiking.htm   (596 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula - Your Guide to the Bruce Peninsula, Ontario
Visit the Bruce Peninsula and hike the Bruce Trail in forests of trilliums and other beautiful wildflowers.
Visit Cabot Head a view the birds as they pass by on their spring migration.Enjoy a relaxing round of golf on the Bruce Peninsula at one of our beautiful golf courses.
Or visit one of the spectacular Bruce Peninsula gardens who are blossoming with colour in the spring.
www.thebrucepeninsula.com   (487 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula National Park: Tobermory to the Grotto | Ontario Sea Kayak Tours
At the tip of the peninsula is Bruce Peninsula National Park.
The famous Bruce Trail, which stretches 500 miles from Lake Ontario to the tip of the peninsula, follows this coast along the north shore.
The northern tip of the Bruce Peninsula has some of the most spectacular shoreline, with the high, white dolomite cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment rising up from the water’s edge.
www.trails.com /tcatalog_trail.asp?TrailID=CGM018-010   (279 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula
The Bruce Peninsula cuts a swath across Lake Huron, separating Georgian Bay from the main lake.
The bulk of the vessels are located around the tip of the peninsula, but there are several other noteworthy wrecks along the coast.
The crowning jewel of the Bruce Peninsula, this town teetering on the tip of the Bruce is home to Canada's only underwater park.
www.ontarioexplorer.com /Region3/Bruce.html   (850 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Bruce Peninsula is renowned for its diversity of wild growing, native orchids.
For a small area, the Bruce Peninsula has one of the greatest varieties of natural orchids in North America.
The Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival is your chance to discover native orchids and wildflowers, to learn from experienced naturalists and to be inspired by the rugged scenery of the area.
www.tobermory.org /orchid_fest/orchid_fest.html   (187 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula National Park
The peninsula's climate is moderated by the massive bodies of water which surround it.
The peninsula is essentially surrounded by an inland sea and the waters can become dangerous in the blink of an eye.
Bruce Peninsula National Park is located near the end of an 80 km long peninsula that follows the 800 km long Niagara Escarpment.
www.out-there.com /bruce.htm   (1723 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula Hiking Festiva l&Art Show   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The festival is located on the northern Bruce Peninsula, based in the town of Tobermory [Google Map].
The northern Bruce Peninsula is known for its expansive wilderness and the incredible scenery of the Georgian Bay shoreline.
Bruce Peninsula Hiking Festival and Art Show organizers are saddened by the death of Nels Maher.
www.pbtc.ca /festival2005.html   (1587 words)

  
 Bruce Anchor Motel and Cottage Rentals in Tobermory Ontario Canada
The Bruce Anchor Motel and Cottage Rentals is located in the charming, picturesque village of Tobermory, at the very tip of the Bruce Peninsula on Georgian Bay in Bruce County, Ontario, Canada.
The Bruce Anchor has 5 cottages (one waterfront) available for rent, ranging from rustic to deluxe A-frame.
The Bruce Anchor's guests are welcome to lounge on the Upper Viewing Deck, with its view of the water.
www.bruceanchor.com   (382 words)

  
 Wildflowers of the Bruce   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Let's return to our Bruce Peninsula photo tour for some gorgeous wildflowers you'll find blooming there in late summer, like the Lobelia species shown at right, from the limestone beach area at Dorcas Bay.
The Bruce Peninsula is noted for its rare orchids and ferns.
Singing sands, a day use area within Bruce Peninsula National Park, is situated on the shore of Dorcas Bay.
www.suite101.com /article.cfm/living_with_nature/83175   (463 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula National Park
Located at tip of the peninsula, Bruce Peninsula National Park presents some of the area's most spectacular trails, vistas, and other interesting features.
Both the ardent followers of the Bruce Trail coming in the early spring and autumn, as well as the more leisurely oriented campers taking over during the summer months, arrive here for their brush with nature and a memorable experience.
For a photographer, Bruce Peninsula National Park along with the rest of the peninsula is an earthly paradise abundant with endless possibilities.
www.photosharedvisions.com /lh_bruce_peninsula_park.html   (471 words)

  
 :: Cliffhanger Cottage :: Bruce Penisula ::
A geological wonder on the Niagara Escarpment, the Bruce Peninsula dates back 450 million years, a place where dramatic waves cut cliffs beside fresh clear blue water.
Located between Lake Huron and Georgian Bay, the Bruce Peninsula is one of Ontario's most spectacular regions.
It is here that you can witness the northern lights dancing in the sky, as the Bruce is - due to its unique geography - not affected by light pollution.
www3.sympatico.ca /bmason000   (293 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula Ontario - Bruce Peninsula Tourist Info
The east side of the peninsula is very scenic, rugged with sand or bolder beaches.
Come and hike the Bruce Trail in the morning, sight seeing or beaching in the afternoon and then watch a sunset in the evening.
Also, hiking the Bruce Trail is popular, Salmon fishing is good from when the ice goes out to October and Rainbow fishing is good from November to April.
www.globaltourism.com /brucepeninsula   (612 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula folder | Mbabikova | Fotki.com
Bruce Peninsula separates Lake Huron and Georgian Bay in the Canadian province of Ontario.
These pictures were taken while hiking along the famous Bruce Trail in the area of Cyprus Lake, along the Georgian Bay (east) coast of the peninsula.
Little Cove is located on Georgian Bay coast of Bruce Peninsula, a few km south of Tobermory.
public.fotki.com /mbabikova/bruce_peninsula   (363 words)

  
 Sierra Club Outings | Tip o' the Bruce - Bruce Peninsula National Park, Ontario, Canada | 06297A
This trip is a hotel-based hiking trip in Ontario’s beautiful Bruce Peninsula National Park.
The park sits between Lake Huron on the west and Georgian Bay on the east and is especially well-known for its portion of the awesome Niagara Escarpment and beautiful lake views.
While the entire Bruce Trail is 500 mile long, we will be exploring only special portions of the northern extent.
www.sierraclub.org /outings/national/brochure/06297A.asp   (1027 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula Attractions and Events brought to you by Cedarholme Bed & Breakfast and Cottages
There are 44 species of orchids on the Bruce Peninsula and 50 species of ferns within Grey and Bruce Counties.
The Bruce Peninsula is a birder's paradise as countless species of birds migrate north and south.
The Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory knows all of the hot spots and we'll be happy to arrange guided hikes.
www.cedarholme.bb-bruce.com /brucepeninsula.shtml   (285 words)

  
 Experience Bruce County
The Bruce County sections main trail (white blazes) begins in Wiarton and winds its way up the east side of the Peninsula to Tobermory.
There is a map of just the Peninsula section of the Bruce Trail and is available at the tourist information centre in Wiarton and locations up the Peninsula.
The festival is a chance to discover the spectacular and diverse natural features of the Bruce Peninsula, and hike some of the most rugged and scenic stretches of the Bruce Trail.
www.naturalretreat.com /outdoor.cfm?action=detail&category2=143&id=9486   (361 words)

  
 GLSKA - Bruce Peninsula Paddling Destinations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
There are many paddling areas on the Bruce Peninsula.
The Bruce Peninsula is the northern part of the Niagara Escarpment.
Its limestone cliffs contrast sharply with the low rocks of the Laurentian Shield that form the islands on the eastern side of Georgian Bay.
www.geocities.com /Yosemite/Gorge/4657/Bruce.html   (136 words)

  
 Camping in the Bruce Peninsula, Camping, Ontario
Camping - The Bruce Peninsula has many facilities for the camper.
Whether you are looking for a full service campsite for your RV, or looking to hike the Bruce Trail, and camp in a tent under the stars, you will find the perfect spot in the Bruce Peninsula
Reservations are essential and fires are not permitted along the Bruce Trail.
www.thebrucepeninsula.com /camping/camping_bruce_peninsula.htm   (227 words)

  
 The Bruce Peninsula - Cottage for rent Cabot Head
Cabot Head cottage is located close to the Bruce Trail, and it is a short walk to some of the best hiking the trail has to offer.
In the spring and fall, Dyer's Bay is a focus point for birders in the Bruce Peninsula.
The Bruce Peninsula Bird Observatory records hundreds of migrating birds that cross over this area each spring and fall.
www.thebrucepeninsula.ca /cottages/cabothead/cottage_for_rent_dyers_bay_3.htm   (392 words)

  
 Tobermory Welcomes You! at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada .   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Hike the majestic cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment along the world famous Bruce Trail or the inland trails of Bruce Peninsula National Park!
Tobermory is part of the Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada - a strip of land separating Lake Huron from Georgian Bay.
With its frame houses and twin harbours of "Big Tub" and "Little Tub" the atmosphere is one of a quiet urban village.
www.tobermory.org   (599 words)

  
 Bruce Peninsula Real Estate, Cottages For Sale, Homes For Sale, Property For Sale, Bruce Peninsula Owner Properties
The flora and fauna of the Bruce Peninsula
Property owners of the Bruce Peninsula are proud of the different designs from one cottage to another.
Much of the Bruce Peninsula comes under the jurisdiction of the Niagara Escarpment Commission ensuring future preservation of this gorgeous area.
www.davismclay.com   (524 words)

  
 Handcrafted Candles - Bruce Candles, Ontario, Canada
To some, the Candle Shop is just a funky store located in the middle of nowhere.To others, the Candle Shop is a legacy in the Bruce Peninsula.
Our customers come to the Bruce Peninsula from all over the world, and all leave our shop with their own work of art.
When you visit our store in the Bruce Peninsula, the first thing you notice is the beauty, uniqueness and the smell of our candles.
www.brucecandles.com   (241 words)

  
 Experience Bruce County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Bruce Peninsula Mountain Biking Park has 20 kilometres of trail ranging from single to double-track.
This park was made possible with the dedicated effort of trail workers and volunteers and with the assistance of the Government of Canada, Ontario Power Generation and the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.
The Bruce Peninsula Mountain Biking Adventure Park is about a 10-minute drive north east of Wiarton.
www.naturalretreat.com /mountainbiking.cfm?page=four   (297 words)

  
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The Friends of the Bruce District Parks Association was formed in 1984 (formerly The Friends of Fathom Five) and has been operating as a non-profit, charitable volunteer organization supporting Bruce Peninsula National Park and Fathom Five National Marine Park.
The Friends of the Bruce District Parks Association, carrying on business as "The Friends of Fathom Five" and "The Friends of Bruce Peninsula" is a non-profit organization which supports Fathom Five National Marine Park and Bruce Peninsula National Park by promoting awareness of the natural, historic and cultural resources of the park and surrounding hinterland.
The Friends of Bruce District Parks Association is managed by a hands-on board of directors and is a membership driven association.
www.castlebluff.com   (260 words)

  
 Branches from the Bruce Bed and Breakfast - B and B - Oliphant, Wiarton, Ontario - Canada
Branches from the Bruce Bed and Breakfast - B and B - Oliphant, Wiarton, Ontario - Canada
We invite you into our new custom built home on the Bruce Peninsula.
Our 25 acres provide a relaxing and tranquil setting: with perennials, rose and grass gardens; over a half mile of walking trails; a three hole golf putting green; hot tub; and large lily pond with two waterfalls.
www.branchesfromthebruce.com   (221 words)

  
 Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club is one of nine regional clubs of the Bruce Trail Association.
A world-renowned Hiking Trail winding 782km from Queenston on the Niagara Peninsula, to Tobermory at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, the Bruce Trail boasts picturesque views, scenic landscapes and 290km of additional side trails.
Membership in the Bruce Trail Association helps us in our goal to preserve and protect the Niagara Escarpment and the flora and fauna of this unique habitat.
www.iroquoia.on.ca   (202 words)

  
 Wiarton Willy's Inn, Wiarton Ontario, Bruce Peninsula
Wiarton is a town with a population of 2500 people located on the trough of Colpoys Bay on the South Bruce Peninsula.
It is a quaint destination for tourists looking to relax at nearby beaches, play on several golf courses and enjoy outdoor life while hiking on the Bruce Trail or fishing in the bay and lakes.
In 2003, the new owners of the establishment gave the groundhog to the town and built an outdoor pool on the location of the groundhog den.
wiartonwillys.com   (231 words)

  
 Bed and Breakfast - Bruce Peninsula Lion's Head, B&B Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bed and Breakfast located in the Bruce Peninsula, Bruce County, Ontario
Landon Lane Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully restored Georgian farmhouse located just minutes from Lion's Head, in the center of the Bruce Peninsula.
We are located close to all the Parks in the Bruce Peninsula, including the Bruce Peninsula National Park, Lion's Head Nature Preserve and Black Creek Nature Reserve where there is a wonderful public beach.
www.landonlane.ca   (239 words)

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