Exploring safely and responsibly.
Bruce County is a place of endless natural beauty. Its home to an abundance of plant and animal species – and they rely on us to explore their habitats with respect. When you visit Bruce County, we ask you do it in an environmentally responsible way.
- Take your trash and leave no trace
- Be aware of permits and regulations
- Stick to marked trails and follow the signs
- Use eco conscious gear and attire like reusable water bottles
For more information on environmental stewardship in Bruce County, visit the Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association, the Bruce Peninsula Bruce Trail Club and the Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority.
Before you hit the waters, make sure you’re doing so safely. Understand the warning signs, properly asses the risks, make sure you’re following boating safety rules, use lifejackets properly, and supervise children.
Here are some more resources to help keep you informed and safe when you’re on or by the water in Bruce County.
- Visit Public Health Grey Bruce for recreational water information.
- Visit Bruce County Beaches Maps for more information on water and beaches in Bruce County.
- Visit Transportation Canada for information on licensing a pleasure craft.
- Visit Boating Canada for information on responsible boating.
- Visit Transportation Canada for information on lifejackets and properly securing children in them.
- Download the what3words app to share, find and save precise locations.