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Come Call Us Home...We Love Summer

Culture, Tourism, and Recreation activities are right in our “back yards.”  We are delighted

by our many opportunities to recreate on a daily and all season basis, throughout the Town

of South Bruce Peninsula.

Bruce County’s official tourism site will convince you to Come Call Us Home, even for a day, a vacation, or a stay-cation.  Sauble Beach, Sauble Falls Provincial Park, Cape Croker Indian Park and beach, Wiarton’s Bluewater Park, and the many bays, shallows, inland lakes and rivers invite you, right here in the Town of South Bruce Peninsula.  We have locally grown produce at the Wiarton’s Farmer’s Market, each Friday from 1 pm. to 6 pm. Victoria Day to Thanksgiving, at the Bluewater Park.  Please see the Visit Wiarton link for more events and happenings in this picturesque town. The Purple Valley Maple Syrup Festival runs the third week in March.  Musical entertainment, kid’s corner, a turkey shoot, craft fair, bake table, and locally produced maple syrup are the hallmarks of this event. You can search local food listings, news, and events at Food Link Grey Bruce. 

Sauble Area Summer Fun

First Nations Exhibits

Warm Weather Activities

Sauble Area Summer Fun

The Sauble Falls Provincial Park offers camping sites and day use packages.  The park highlights include photography, bird watching, and family hiking trails.  Sauble Falls provides trout and salmon fishing, and an upstream close up experience with spawning fish. The Sauble River can be accessed for light boating and fishing, near the Provincial Park.
The Sauble Speedway has an exciting summer schedule, including the Ontario Pro Challenge, Kid’s Races, Can-Am Midget Races, dash for cash, and Canadian Vintage Modifieds. Sauble Beach hosts summer Cruise Nights, displaying vintage car collections, and a street dance.  Family movie night is a popular outdoor event each Wednesday, as is beach volleyball.  For Thursdays, bagpipes fill the air at sunset.  Sauble Beach Market also operates on Thursdays, between 9 am. and 1 pm.
Sauble Beach boasts 11 Kilometres of sand and is designated as a Unesco Blue Flag Beach, due to its cleanliness and environmentally sensitive nearby flora and fauna.  The town’s shops include paddling, surfing, jet and water ski, kite surfing, and kayak equipment, for rent or purchase. Please see the Official Website of Sauble Beach for more information on festivals, activities, and summer events.  
CLICK HERE FOR SAUBLE BEACH WEBSITE

Area Hiking Trails

Town of South Bruce Peninsula is home to an assortment of board walks, rail trails, conservation trails, and is capped by a major link of the Bruce Trail, the 860 kilometre trail winding from Hamilton to Tobermory.  The trail winds its way along the Georgian Bay shore, and to the forests and look outs of the First Nations Spirit Rock and Cape Croker. The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club manages the section of the Bruce Trail from Wiarton to Tobermory.  The Club hosts guided hikes, birding walks, Bruce Peninsula Hike Festival, and helps with the Bruce Peninsula Orchid Festival, in May.   If you enjoy fens and boardwalks, the Oliphant Fen on the Huron shore is suited for families, while Petrel Point trail is a Federation of Ontario Naturalists Nature Reserve.  Please see the link below for Conservation Area trails and recreation spots.
CLICK HERE FOR PENINSULA BRUCE TRAIL CLUB CLICK HERE FOR GREY SAUBLE CONSERVATION AUTHORITY

Adventure Sport

Popular with teenagers is the Bruce Peninsula Mountain Biking Adventure Park, northeast of Wiarton.  Locally known as the Albemarle Tract, the 20 kilometres of trail includes single and double tracks.  The Bruce County Trails Network website provides maps and additional information on area trails. 
CLICK HERE FOR BRUCE COUNTY TRAILS NETWORK
If you are an adventure competitor, the annual Bruce Peninsula Multisport Race occurs on the second weekend in August.  The events include a 100 kilometre long course with kayaking, biking, and running.  A 25 km. short course and a kid’s adventure race are also offered at the race.  For more details please see the link below.
CLICK HERE FOR BRUCE PENINSULA MULTISPORT RACE Sailing Around Town The Wiarton Marina on Colpoy’s Bay is able to accommodate both Power and Sail boats, with space for over 250 boats. With a platform of structural repair, rigging and mechanical  services, the marina is the first marina boaters encounter  north of Owen Sound.   Everyone with a slip at the Wiarton Marina is also a member of the Wiarton Yacht Club.  Wednesday night racing begins in mid-June, and Sunday morning fun events are for both Power and Sail.  See the Wiarton Marina home page for more  listings of events and services.

Come Home to our Links

The Chippewa Golf and Country Club near Southampton has 3 sets of tee blocks, and is able to test the skill level of most golfers.  Closer to Sauble Beach is the Pinewoods Golf Club. This 9 hole course, built in 1987, contains over 2,252 yards of fairway, and rates a par 32.  Proximal to Pinewoods is Sauble Beach Golf and Country Club.  The well-treed course makes for a beautiful outing of 18 hole golf. The Wiarton Golf Course, is just east of the town, and affords a scenic lookout of the limestone cliffs that surround Colpoy’s Bay.  Travelling south towards Hepworth, one will find Northern Dunes Golf Course, a 9 hole course with open fairways and shaded T-offs, with sand aplenty.    
CLICK HERE TO VISIT WIARTON
Chippewas of Saugeen First Nation, along with Bruce County Museum in Southampton, are hosting cultural demonstrations from June 30th to August 29th.  The Saugeen Ampitheatre boasts a stone, terraced stair- way, themed gardens, and arts and craft instruction, all overlooking the Saugeen River, en route to Southampton.

Vintage Cars and Racing

Sauble Sand Fest August 8 to 10th CLICK HERE FOR FOOD LINK GREY BRUCE CLICK HERE FOR WIARTON MARINA