The Bruce Trail

The Bruce Trail

Beginning at in the south, the Iroquoia Section of the Bruce Trail hugs the ancient shoreline of Lake Iroquoia, following the winding path of the Niagara Escarpment, and forming a horseshoe around the western end of Lake Ontario. While the Trail passes through a densely populated area (the City of Hamilton), for the most part the hiker will be walking on a woodland path with only occasional glimpses of the surrounding urban sprawl. Our Trail and its surrounding natural areas are home to many species of bird, plants and animals.

The Bruce Trail Conservancy and the Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club rely on our membership to support our on-going efforts in maintaining the trail and preserving the Niagara Escarpment. Please consider a membership in the Bruce Trail Association to ensure the future of our beautiful Bruce Trail.

To become a member, please visit the Bruce Trail Conservancy  to fill out a membership application form.

Important News

Certified Hike Leader Training – June 2015 Iroquoia is a club with approximately 2100 plus or minus members. It is always a challenge to provide a good variety and number of hikes for our members to enjoy. We are constantly in need of revitalizing our group of hike leaders. This is where we need you. Have you ever thought of becoming a hike leader? It is not that difficult. To accomplish our goal of providing a good variety of hikes. we need hike leaders who are knowledgeable in hike leading management and are willing to lead hikes for various levels and abilities of hiking. This will be an investment in our club’s future as well. Iroquoia is offering a hike leader training session in June, 2015. The session will be offered on June 7 from 9:00 am. to 5:00 pm. at McMaster University. It will be delivered by a Certified Hike Leading Instructor in a classroom setting, with hands on outdoor training. Cost will be $50 for Iroquoia Club members and $75 for non members. Part of the training will include apprenticeship with a hike leader on two Iroquoia hikes on days that are suitable for you. More information will follow upon registration. To register yourself or for more information, please send an e-mail to Anne Armstrong at or call Anne Armstrong at 905-337- 3937. You must also register with Hike Ontario. Please use the link below. Anne Armstrong Hike Management Director, Iroquoia Bruce Trail Club



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