7 miles
Distance
1,251 ft
Climb
-466 ft
Descent
01:09:34
Avg time

The Bruce Trail Details

  • Activities
    • Hike
    • Mountain Bike
    • Trail Running
    • Snowshoe
  • Riding Area
    Three Stage
    Pretty River Valley, Ontario
  • Difficulty Rating
  • Voted Difficulty
    Black Diamond (1 vote)
  • Hiking SAC Scale
    T1 Hiking
  • Trail Type
    Wilderness Trail
  • Bike Type
    AM, XC, Fat, Adaptive MTB
  • Trail Usage
    Multi-use
  • Direction
    Both Directions
  • Climb Difficulty
    Black Diamond
  • Physical Rating
    Hard
  • Dogs Allowed
    Yes
  • eBike Allowed
  • Local Popularity
    10 in Mountain Biking [+]
    • 5 in Trail Running
    • 10 in Hiking
    • 5 in Snowshoeing

The Bruce Trail is the oldest and longest hiking trail in Canada. The portion that winds through Three Stage and the Pretty River Valley Provincial Park contains a wide mix of terrain and features.

Disclaimer

Please be advised that cycling is only permitted on The Bruce Trail where explicitly marked. Always be aware and yield right of way to other trail users.

More Stats for The Bruce Trail hike trail
  • Altitude change
    785 ft
  • Altitude min
    886 ft
  • Altitude max
    1,710 ft
  • Altitude start
    886 ft
  • Altitude end
    1,673 ft
  • Grade
    2.2%
  • Grade max
    -26.5%
  • Grade min
    31.8%
  • Distance climb
    4 miles
  • Distance down
    2 miles
  • Distance flat
    2,546 ft
  • Avg time
    01:09:34
  • Avg reverse time
    01:36:00
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Status:
on May 11, 2020
Variable
Avg: 3 (2 votes)

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Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
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  • > 90%
  • > 80%
  • > 70%
  • > 50%
  • < 50%
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  • < 2 days
  • < 1 week
  • < 2 weeks
  • < 1 month
  • < 6 months
  • > 6 months
Trail Ridden Direction
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  • Downhill Only
  • Downhill Primary
  • Both Directions
  • Uphill Primary
  • Uphill Only
  • One Direction
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  • Photos
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  • popular
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Trail Difficulties
  • Access Road/Trail
  • White
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Black
  • Double Black Diamond

Trail Report Status
  • Clear / Green
  • Minor Issue / Yellow
  • Significant Issue / Amber
  • Closed

  • Land Owner Overlay
  • Wilderness (typically no bikes in USA)
  • BLM (public)
  • USFS (Wildlife sanctuaries darker than usfs)
  • State land
  • Indigenous
  • Military
Trail Conditions
  • Unknown
  • Snow Groomed
  • Snow Packed
  • Snow Covered
  • Freeze/thaw Cycle
  • Icy
  • Prevalent Mud
  • Wet
  • Variable
  • Ideal
  • Dry
  • Very Dry
  • Map Markers
  • trail Trail Head
  • photo Photo
  • place Directory Listing
  • region Riding Area
  • TTF TTF
  • Parking Parking
  • Viewpoint Viewpoint
  • Information Information
  • Warning Warning
  • Directions Directions
  • Sight Sight
  • Restrooms Restrooms
  • eBike Charging Point eBike Charging Point
  • Water Fountain/Source Water Fountain/Source
  • Gate Gate
  • Trail Sign Trail Sign
  • Table or Bench Table or Bench
  • Ladder Ladder
  • Stairs Stairs
  • Bridge Bridge
  • Boardwalk Boardwalk
  • Camping Camping
  • Cabin Cabin
  • Lodge Lodge
  • Bear Cache Bear Cache
  • Dock Dock
  • Ranger Station Ranger Station
  • Summit Summit
  • Other Other
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      The Bruce Trail Trail Reports

      statusdatedescription
      May 11, 2020 @ 3:58am
      May 11, 2020
      reporter Park now open for day use only
      Apr 7, 2020 @ 8:56am
      Apr 7, 2020
      reporter All Trails closed to the public until further notice due to Covid 19
      May 21, 2017 @ 2:19pm
      May 21, 2017
      view all reports »

      Recent Ridelog Activity on Trail

      Past Week
      • 0 rides
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      6 Months
      • 0 rides
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      All
      • 11 rides
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      Photos

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      102 |
      Apr 1, 2014 @ 4:57pm
      Apr 1, 2014
      203 |
      May 18, 2012 @ 7:18am
      May 18, 2012
      509 |
      Mar 14, 2004 @ 2:31pm
      Mar 14, 2004

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