Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula




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The Municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula, amalgamated in 1999, is home to the communities of Lion's Head and Tobermory, Dyers Bay, Miller Lake, Stokes Bay, Pike Bay, Ferndale and Barrow Bay to name a few. Contained with Municipal boundaries is the Bruce Peninsula National Park, Fathom Five National Marine Park, the Bruce Trail, Cabot Head and Lion's Head Nature Reserves, two First Nations Hunting Reserves and the Lindsay Forest Tract. The waters of both Georgian Bay and Lake Huron bless our shores. King's Highway 6 directs travelers to the Bruce Peninsula from southwestern Ontario centres. Northern Bruce Peninsula is celebrated as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve--an internationally designated protected area.

The Bruce Peninsula is the largest remaining intact natural habitat in southern Ontario with more than 19% of protected land and acts as an important flyway for migrating birds. The peninsula possesses diverse and unique ecosystems including globally rare alvar and cliff ecosystems, an extensive array of flora including 44 species of orchids, 50 species of ferns and several endemic species, the oldest trees in eastern North American, some over 1,000 years old plus a wide range of fauna including black bears, fishers, barred owls and massasauga rattle snakes.

A trip to the Bruce Peninsula will exhilarate you. We have grown to become an established tourism destination, home to a talented and unique arts community all the while offering recreation and relaxation to suit most everyone's needs. The charming downtowns of Lion's Head and Tobermory offer one-of-a-kind experiences. Our restauranteurs are experts in hospitality by offering a special charm, varied menus and hosts that you may one day think of as friends or neighbours.

Northern Bruce Peninsula and the County of Bruce are always here to help your business succeed and grow. Explore why it makes sense to invest here. We can offer all of the information that you will need. We believe that the convenience and quality of life in NBP is a prime attraction, besides you will be living and working in a highly sought after natural environment.

Bruce County

Community Type Population
Bruce County, ON County 73,396
Kincardine, ON Municipality 12,268
Brockton, ON Municipality 9,784
Arran Elderslie, ON Municipality 6,913
South Bruce, ON Municipality 5,880
Northern Bruce Peninsula, ON Municipality 4,404
Saugeen Shores, ON Town 15,908
South Bruce Peninsula, ON Town 9,137
Huron Kinloss, ON Township 7,723
Saugeen 29, ON Indian reserve 784
The Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation, ON Council 615