Niagara Bruce Trail Club

Preserving a ribbon of wilderness for everyone, forever.

One of nine VOLUNTEER clubs supporting the work of the Bruce Trail Conservancy

We have hikes for a wide range of abilities.

NBTC Calendar

Register for longer distance Event Hikes

Event Hikes

Earn a Hiking Badge

Hiking Badges

Introduce Youth to Hiking

Youth Hiking

How to get started hiking

Hiking 101

Become a part of this club 


For up-to-date trail closure information

Trail Re-routes

Trail Captains - Trail Status Report

Trail Status Report

Want to send us a message?

Contact Us



Latest News

New Side Trail Opened in Woodend

Kalogeropoulos side trail

The Margaret Kalogeropoulos side trail was opened on Friday November 24 with family and friends present.  Click here to read the dedication and see photos

New Hikes added to the Calendar Weekly

November 20, 2020 - New guidelines reduces number of hikers to 10.  Masks are encouraged.

Keep checking for your favourite regular hikes as well as the special holiday hikes.  If you are unable to make a hike, please contact the hike leader so a spot can be opened up for other hikers.  If a hike is full, ask to be put on a waiting list.

Family Hikes Planned for November

Sunday, November 15, Woodend Conservation Area, 2pm 1.5 hrs

Sunday November 29 - Short Hills Provincial Park, Wiley Rd parking lot.  2pm, 1.5 hrs

Complete both hikes and each youth is eligible to receive 2 badges ($4 each) and BIRTHDAY BOOTS children's book (FREE)!

Register online  or contact Alicia Aitchison, aliciaaitchison1@gmail.com

To help families get out on the trail we have provided a page full of fun and helpful resources to get you started.  For more information go to our YOUTH HIKING page.


Once you have earned both badges, youth will receive a copy of Birthday Boots, a book about hiking and the Bruce Trail.  (badges are $4 each, the book is FREE)


Physical Distancing mandatory at all hikes.
Covid Pre-screening Mandatory
Stay Calm, Hike On, Stay Safe!

Just in time for Halloween - Screaming Tunnel Badge!


Click on the badge to learn the full details.screaming tunnel badge

Short Hills Provincial Park Closed for Annual Deer Harvest

Click here for dates

Due to COVID 19 - Your HELP is Needed

Each year, the Niagara Bruce Trail Club (NBTC) volunteers raise funds in support of the Bruce Trail Conservancy through special hikes and events. Due to the circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the following events have had to be cancelled:


Annual End-to-End

Laura Secord Hike

Abbey Road Tribute Concert

Steeltown Stomp


In these uncertain times, your special donation is as meaningful as ever.

Together, we can raise $20,000 to protect and preserve our Niagara Escarpment natural corridor.

For more information go to our donate page DONATE

GOAL: $20,000


NEW Event Badge Tube Scarf

Only $17!  Available for purchase online.

Details on our DONATE  page.