A family of three kayaking Lake Huron

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
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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.

Water Safety

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.