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Special Notice - Plan ahead, check for closures, and hike responsibly. See hiking safety tips

Reservations Required

Updated June 8, 2022

Be prepared to make parking reservations at some parks and conservation areas along the Bruce Trail.

Visit park or conservation authority websites for details and to make your reservation.

Parking reservations are currently required for:

Bruce Peninsula National Park:

Grotto / Cyprus Lake Parking reservations required from Apr. 30-Oct. 31 
Halfway Dump Parking reservations required from Jun.17- Sep. 25
Camping reservations launched on February 8, 2022, at 8 am EST for Cyprus Lake campground, yurts and backcountry camping.

**Avoid travelling to Bruce Peninsula National Park without a reservation. Book parking for the Grotto and Halfway Log Dump in advance. First-come, first-served parking is only available at the Visitor Centre, Little Cove and Singing Sands during the summer months. These lots fill up early each morning and do not provide access to the Grotto or to Halfway Log Dump. **

Little Cove Road:

Book at
Further details at

4 Hour Pass: $20 + Parks Canada Pass
You will also be required to display proof of a Parks Canada Discovery Pass or parking pass from another Parks Canada location from that day. If you do not yet have a Parks Canada Pass, you can purchase a day-use pass through the online booking platform. 

Lion's Head (McCurdy Drive Parking Lot):

Book at
Further details at

4 Hour Pass: $20; Full Day Pass: $30
Reservations required (May 15-Oct 15). Full-day reservations must be made at least 1 day in advance.

If the McCurdy Drive lot is full, visitors are encouraged to park at the Lion’s Head Arena (4 Tackabury Street) and take the shuttle to the McCurdy Drive lot to start their Lion’s Head hike.

Ontario Parks - Forks of the Credit, Mono Cliffs:

Reserve up to 5 days in advance.
Book at (use the "Day Use" tab); or by phone: 1-888-ONT-PARK (1-888-668-7275)
Details from Ontario Parks:

Credit Valley Conservation:

Cheltenham Badlands CA (reopened April 30, 2022)
Belfountain CA (reopened June 8, 2022)

Conservation Halton:

Mount Nemo, Rattlesnake Point, Crawford Lake, Hilton Falls CAs

Hamilton Conservation Authority:

Spencer Gorge CA (Webster Falls, Tew Falls, Dundas Peak)
Reservations required for weekends and holidays as of May 21, 2022 (booking opened May 14, 2022)