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Bruce Mines

Welcome to the beautiful, historic town of Bruce Mines. Nestled on the North shore of Lake Huron, straddling the Trans Canada Highway, Bruce Mines is a true four-season destination.

Founded in 1846 as Canada’s first copper mine, our scenic town is rich in history. Tour the Simpson Mine Shaft and explore more than 7,000 artifacts in the museum. The Bruce Mines area is known for its rich farmland where sand hill cranes can often be seen in the fields. Hardwood forests are breathtaking in their fall colours. The landscape is dotted with freshwater lakes and rivers, making it a summer paradise for boaters and anglers. Snowmobile trails snake through the area connecting you to trails all over Ontario. All season trails provide recreational opportunities such as cross country skiing, snowshoeing, and walking. The town hosts various activities throughout the year including the annual Four and Friends Art Show, the Canada Day Parade, the Fall Fair and the Cruisin’ Car Show.

Local amenities include a grocery store, liquor store, post office, bank, gas station, hair salon and laundromat. A full service marina provides access to the renowned North Channel. The public library offers high-speed and wireless internet access. There are a variety of accommodations, restaurants and unique shops to suit your needs. Visitors will appreciate the friendly smiles and courteous service that make Bruce Mines such a special place. Come as a tourist, leave as a friend.

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Business NameAddressCity/TownPhone Number
Bruce Bay Cottages & LighthousePO Box 58, French & McKay IslandBruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3473
Bass Lake ResortBass Lake RoadBruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0807-228-3129
Bavarian Inn & Restaurant9181 Hwy 17Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3447
Bobbers Motel & Restaurant9161 Hwy 17Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3485
Carpenter Lake CabinsRR #2Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-805-0520
Otterhead Cabin & CampgroundRR #2Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705 949-3932
Three Oak Resort2197 Centreline Road, RR #1Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0888-287-6928
Business NameAddressCity/TownPhone Number
Bruce Mines Museum9221 Trans Canada HighwayBruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-206-9642
Simpson Copper Mine Shaft9244 Hwy 17 EastBruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3493
Business NameAddressCity/TownPhone Number
Bavarian Inn & Restaurant9181 Hwy 17Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3447
Bobbers Motel & Restaurant9161 Hwy 17Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3485
Foster’s Freshmart4 Robinson Drive, PO Box 98Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3728
Sportsman’s Grill & Restaurant9142-A Hwy 17Bruce Mines ON, P0R 1C0705-785-3185