Camping is available along the Bruce Trail through parks and private operators and is limited to designated camping areas only.
Download the Complete Campground List here >>
You'll also find campgrounds listed in our:
Downloadable Maps, and on
3 Things You Need to Know about Camping on the Trail:
1. Camping along the Trail not in the designated campgrounds is considered trespassing.
The Bruce Trail runs through land that is owned by over 1000 different landowners, thanks to generous agreements with those landowners.
Those agreements can be jeopardized when the Trail is not used appropriately, and in some cases trail ends up being re-routed, often along roads.
Help us keep the Trail along the Niagara Escarpment. Please camp only in designated campgrounds.
2. Through-hikers need to consider other options for accommodation
Pursuing a full End-to-End of the Bruce Trail as a through-hike using only camping for accommodation is not realistic given how few and far between the campgrounds are.
Plan on including some B & B's, Hotels and Motels in your accommodation choices or arrange to stay with acquaintances.
3. Arrangements for camping cannot be made through the Bruce Trail Conservancy.
See the camping list above for contact details for campround operators.
Reservations are often required. Contact the operators for more details.
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