Hiking Program Paused during Province-wide Lockdown

The hiking program will be paused effective December 26 until lockdown measures are lifted in the affected areas.

The Bruce Trail remains open (except for areas posted on brucetrail.org/trail_changes), and trail maintenance work may continue.

Hiking guidelines for personal hiking remain:

  • Stay local. Avoid travelling outside your municipality/region.
  • Plan ahead (check for closures & restrictions on our Trail Changes page)
  • Stay home if you are unwell
  • Practice physical distancing
  • Respect closures
  • Expect no facilities
  • Leave no trace
  • It is strongly recommended that both Hikers and Hike Leaders wear face masks during the hike.

Dufferin Hi-Land Bruce Trail News and Events

Melodonna Side TrailNew Melodonna Side Trail

The Dufferin Hi-Land Trails Division is pleased to announce the opening of the new Melodonna Side Trail. It is located between km 38.5 and km 39.5 of the Main Trail. The trail is 1.3 km. long and provides a loop of 2.2 km. when combined with the Main Trail, a “balloon on a string” loop of 3.6 km. from the parking at the junction of Prince of Wales Rd. and 15 Sideroad in Mulmur and a “figure eight” loop of 7 km. when combined with the Kilgorie Side Trail Loop.

Learn about our trees!

Visit our Splitrock property and learn all about the trees that are available there. We have created a Tree Trail for you to visit and learn about our trees.  You can find more information on our Tree Trail page.

Do you think you can complete our new Orienteering Course?

Check out the wonderful Bibbulmun Track Friendship Trail and try out your orienteering skills at the same time.  We have created a new orienteering challenge for all ages to try and complete.  Simply visit our Orienteering Hike Page, grab the coordinates list, and complete the challenge by coming back and entering the challenge phrase which is unveiled by successfully completing the course.  Upon completion, you will be presented with a personalized certificate that you can print out and add to your collection.