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Bert Cross Family Nature Reserve

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Bracebridge, Ontario

Bert Cross Family Nature Reserve is a 2.5 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Bracebridge, Ontario, Canada that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 2.5 miles Elevation Gain: 387 feet Route Type: Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

walking

bird watching

forest

lake

views

wildlife

This an easy, fairly level, snowshoe trail through in a beautiful forest setting. Also, be aware that this walk is on a shared snowmobile trail.

snowshoeing
icy
off trail
snow
6 months ago

snowshoeing
6 months ago

Novice trail at best. Decent scenery. Whoever has been driving their ATV's on the main trail has ruined the trail though. It's created very large dugouts. Veer off the main trail suggested by the ap and take the Trans Canada Trail. Much nicer and not ruined by ATV's.

hiking
bugs
over grown
10 months ago

Very buggy and not maintained

hiking
11 months ago

Make sure to keep to the trail marked as Trans-Canada; the other trail is very overgrown and hard to navigate, especially with kids. It also contains a lot of floor-based wildlife, so keeping off of it will help protect them. Do not hike it alone - bears have been known to frequent the area.

snowshoeing
Mon Jan 28 2019

Had a nice walk through the woods on a super cold day. Many nice trees to enjoy and a lot of signs of wildlife.

snowshoeing
Fri Jan 04 2019

A very pleasant snowshoe trail with light traffic and easy, short, hills - mostly flat.

hiking
7 months ago