Trail Safety

Hiking along the Bruce Trail is, for the most part, neither dangerous nor difficult. A few sections of the Trail, particularly towards its northern end, are wild, rocky and remote, and additional preparations are required. But most of the Trail can be enjoyed by any moderately active, healthy person.

Nevertheless, certain risks are inherent on any trail hike and individuals must accept personal responsibility for their safety while on the Trail .

During winter and spring, conditions on the trail may be extremely poor.  For example, here is what trail conditions looked like at the Devil’s Pulpit on March 20, 2019: