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Bruce Trail - Sydenham Section

Friday, June 2, 2023 to Sunday, June 4, 2023
Comfort Inn
955 9th Ave. E.
Owen Sound, ON  

Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Binta (Bonnie) M Garba
Gail Nawrock
Registration is required before Monday, May 29, 2023 at 11:59 PM
Payment In Full In Advance Only
IMPORTANT: All who wish to participate in this event must pre-register before the event. If you find you are unable to attend, kindly cancel your registration.

If you are a non-member wishing to participate, you must first join the Lambton Outdoor Club, which includes completing the member waiver. A one month free trial membership is available for first time participants. Having enjoyed an outing or two, we hope you’ll join our wonderful club following your free trial membership. The annual membership fee is $25.

While participating, be respectful of other members' health management decisions and protective steps, and please stay home if you are feeling unwell.
Registration cancellations will be accepted
Available Slots:
No Fee
Event Description Bruce Trail - Sydneham Section - The main trail in the Sydenham section is 170 km long.

 Friday, June 2-4, 2023 

- Sydenham section – 100.7-143.9 - Maps 32-34 Ed 30

The Bruce Trail Conservancy conserves and cares for land within the Niagara Escarpment UNESCO World Biosphere to protect its ecosystems for the benefit of all and make it available to explore by foot along the magnificent Bruce Trail.


Note: out-of-town, multi day trips are available for members only.

Important: Participants in Bruce Trail hikes are expected to register for a couple pre-conditioning hikes.



Meet at Comfort Inn in Owen Sound on Friday, June 2nd @ 11:45 am



Friday June 2nd

Start Hike @ 143.9,      End @ 132.2   (Total 11.7 km)


Saturday, June 3rd   - Meet @ Comfort Inn @ 8 am, Start hike @ 9 am

Start Hike @ 110.5       End @ 132.2     (Total   21.7 km)


Sunday,  June 4th    - Meet @ Comfort Inn @ 8 am, Start hike @ 9 am

Start Hike @ 110.5        End @ 100.7      (Total 9.8 km)

Event Start Time Meet at Comfort Inn in Owen Sound on Friday, June 2nd @ 11:45 am, 

(Pls arrive 15 mins before hike for instructions and introductions.)
Level Difficult
Pace 3-4 km/hr
Duration 2-1/2 days
Money is Required For:

Hotel rooms and meals,

parking - several parking lots have charges 

Also donations of $5 per day plus donations towards any parking lot fees are suggested to help defray the costs of those drivers shuttling hikers to and from Trail heads. 

A volunteer 'accountant' will collect and distribute such donations.
Required Items to Bring Hiking boots and poles
Snacks and lunches
Water - at least 2 litres per day is recommended 

Recommended to Bring bug spray
masks- especially if car pooling masks are suggested

Expected Conditions Participants Should Be Prepared For:
possibly slippery rocks
hills to climb
uneven ground

Comfort Inn
Owen Sound, ON N4K 6N4
955 9th Ave. E.

-Call the Comfort Inn directly (519-371-5500), -mention Lambton Outdoor Club (group number 4535318) for the group rate ($149 plus tax). 
-Book by April 21, 2023 for the group rate, with your credit card. 
-Any cancellations after that are the responsibility of the person reserving the room. 
-Any unbooked rooms will be released after April 21. 
-Rooms with two beds have been reserved to simplify for those wishing to share a room.