Lyme Disease is an infection caused by bacteria spread through the bite of Blacklegged ticks. Blacklegged ticks (Ioxdes scapularis; aka Deer Ticks) are found along the Bruce Trail and learning to identify and deal with them is key to a healthy hike.

For more information, see our Bruce Trail Magazine article on Ticks & Lyme Disease (.pdf, 191.6 KB)

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From Halton Region