Trail Changes and Notices
Map 24 – Blue Mountains – Annual and Temporary Closures, Scenic Caves Area
Date Effective: Nov. 1, 2023 | Map 24, Edition 31
The main Bruce Trail between 12th Sideroad and 15th Sideroad, is closed annually November 1- May 1, at the request of the landowners.
Additionally, the Mission Road Side Trail was closed in September 2022 until further notice and cannot be used as an alternate route.
The detour around this closure is via 12th Sideroad, Third Line and 15th Sideroad. This alternate route is NOT blazed and is approximately 4.2 km.
Map 23 – Blue Mountains Pretty River – Pretty River Access Trail
Date Effective: July 28, 2023 | Map 23, Edition 30
At the request of the landowner, the Pretty River Access Trail has been decommissioned as illustrated within the map above. Additionally, the two denoted parking areas are no longer part of the Bruce Trail’s recommended parking locations.
Map 23 – Blue Mountains – Fern Crevice Reroute
Date Effective: June 30, 2023 | Map 23, Edition 30
As per the map image, a new 1.2 km trail configuration has taken place on BTC Preserved Land.
Map 22 – Blue Mountains – Reroute, Devils Glen
Date Effective: Nov. 20, 2022 | Map 22, Edition 30
At the request of the landowner, a 2.7 km portion of the main Bruce Trail at Devil’s Glen Country Club has been permanently closed while a new 530-metre route has been established.
Map 22 – Blue Mountains – Balsam Wetlands
Date Effective: Nov. 4, 2022 | Map 22, Edition 30
The Bruce Trail through the BTC’s Balsam Wetlands Nature Reserve has been slightly realigned to accommodate the neighbouring Highlands Nordic cross-country ski trail coming onto the BTC property from the east (see map for reference).
Winter users, please:
- Follow the Bruce Trail blazes (trail markers) at all times.
- Use caution in the two locations where the Bruce Trail crosses the ski trail and give skiers the right of way.
- Do not walk or snowshoe on the groomed ski trail, under any circumstances.
The use of the groomed trails for skiing requires a pass from Highlands Nordic (https://highlandsnordic.ca/)
Map 22 – Blue Mountains – Reroute – Duntroon
May 3, 2022
Map 22, Edition 30
May. 2 2022
Opening Date: Monday May 2nd
The main Bruce Trail has been routed off Conc 10 South Nottawasaga through a recently acquired BTC Nature Reserve. The new trail configuration is illustrated within the map above.
New Bruce Trail = 5.3 km
Walker Aggregates Side Trail = 700 m
Franks Lime Kiln Side Trail = 190 m