Bruce Trail Niagara Section Highlights
The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest marked hiking trail in Canada. It is currently 885km long with over 400km of side trails. More than 400,000 visits are made to the Trail as people walk, snowshoe, watch wildlife, take photographs and admire the glorious scenery of the Niagara Escarpment.
Niagara Section: Queenston to Grimsby
Distance to Tobermory: 893.9 km
Exploring: The southern terminus of the Bruce Trail is located at the stone cairn in Queenston Heights Park. Near the famous Niagara Falls, the park is perched in the west side of a deep gorge carved over the centuries by the Niagara River. On the way through St. Catharines and Thorold, hikers will pass all four of the Welland Canals. Niagara is recognized as Ontario’s wine region and many parts of the Bruce Trail in this section skirt past wineries.
Louth Side Trail (1.5 km)
Rockway Falls Side Trail (2.5 km)
Terrace Creek Side Trail (3.7 km)
Woodend Conservation Area (1.5 km)