Bruce Trail - Burnt Point Loop

MODERATE 60 reviews

Bruce Trail - Burnt Point Loop is a 4.8 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located near Tobermory, Ontario, Canada that features a great forest setting and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from April until October. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
4.8 km
ELEVATION GAIN
93 m
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

birding

hiking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

forest

views

rocky

Take bruce trail north from the end of dunks bay road. Catch the burnt point loop side trail. A short day hike with excellent views of scenic Georgian Bay and the limestone cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment

hiking
14 minutes ago

Brought the dog and kids, lots of rocks and vines to climb and step over through the trail, the first lookout point you can climb down rocks to go swimming, clean clear water, very cold, and slippery rocks underneath.

13 days ago

loved this trail. Pretty scenic and fun with different terrain in different areas with multiple look outs. Would do this trail again

2 months ago

I would rate this trail as easy - can’t bring a stroller through her but a small child can easily walk the trail. It’s the only trail loop near the visitors centre so fairly busy. Nice views but not the most scenic in the area.

hiking
2 months ago

Great hike! Lots of ups and downs, lookouts are plentiful...terrain is rocky in some areas, a small bit of scrambling near the coast but not difficult.

11 months ago

Nice forest trail - not as much rock as some other parts of the Bruce trail so a bit of a break for your feet. The views are just OK though (compared to the elevated views from the trail section that starts at halfway log dump road).

hiking
11 months ago

Good trail, not too difficult. Nice lookouts views.

hiking
Sunday, August 13, 2017

Very beautiful trail with many scenic lookout points.

hiking
Monday, July 17, 2017

The best

hiking
Monday, June 12, 2017

Loved this trail! Will definitely return again!

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Beautiful views, bit difficult but worth the hike

hiking
Sunday, October 09, 2016

Amazing landscape and interesting terrain. The hike isn't particularly strenuous, but some parts require scrambling, especially along the shoreline.

Friday, August 05, 2016

So pretty!

hiking
Wednesday, November 25, 2015

What a great trail, Brian and I started the weekend sleeping in our car and leaving it at little cove. From there we hiked to the grotto area. Along the way there was multiple outcrops for great views and plenty of places to jump in for a quick swim in the incredibly clear water. We spent most of the afternoon jumping off the rocks into the water and going through the cave in the grotto. We had out hammocks for the night, and set up a cove back from the grotto. Very cool spot, beautiful, and secluded from the trail. It began raining at 6am, so we packed up and were the first one's to the grotto that morning. We had breakfast on top of the grotto, but missed the sunrise due to a heavy fog rolling through. We hiked back, almost ran, back to my car at little cove. One of my favorites trails, I will be back next summer

hiking
Wednesday, July 15, 2015

One of Ontario's best!!!

Thursday, May 21, 2015

I have been here hiking 3 times. It is beautiful with many high look out points, rock beaches and clear water. I have recommended it to many people and they have all loved it. The trails are a good difficulty, they are mainly made from dirt with some rocky areas and have lots of hills to help keep the hike interesting.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Awesome trail with an amazing view at multiple places, hike was somewhat difficult but it makes it more fun to do.

hiking
Saturday, November 03, 2012

I've now hiked the Bruce Trail section between Cypress Lake Campground and the High Dump Backcountry site twice. Beware - this section is extremely rugged! However, the stunning views along the entire 15-or-so km so an amazing job of distracting from aches and exhaustion. Expect constant ups and downs, sections of difficult footing (rock beaches/short near-vertical climbs/segments of exposed, uneven rock along the trail), and possible rattle snakes. The first half of the trail is relatively easy going, while the section past about 10 km becomes much more difficult and takes significantly longer to complete. High Dump site is isolated and gorgeous. Definitely a worth-while hike!!

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