Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area

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  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnic Sites Available
  • Pets Permitted on Leash
  • Facilities for Private Functions
  • Playground
  • Swimming at Bruce's Mill Splash
  • Washrooms

Experience nature's gifts at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area, as you walk along the forest trails, zip your way through the high tree canopy, and taste the sweet maple syrup during the Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival.

Conservation Parks

Treetop Trekking

Experience our new New Zip Line and Aerial Game Park at Bruce’s Mill:

  • Aerial Park features FIVE tree top aerial courses made up of Zip Lines, Wooden bridges, Tarzan Swings and more!
  • Enjoy being suspended in the forest canopy at heights of up to 40 feet.*
  • Fun for ages 9 years old and above.*
  • Visit Treewalk Village, open to all ages!
  • Treetop Trekking is a well known leader in treetop challenge games and zip line adventures in Eastern Canada
  • Special Rates for TRCA Parks Members

* Treetop Trekking age, height, weight restrictions and course rules apply.


treetop trekking at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area

BMX Track

Grab your bike, buckle your helmet, and hit the dirt: BMX has arrived at Bruce’s Mill!

Our new BMX track, which meets international standards, is a thrill for experienced riders! The track has nine obstacles and a rhythm section, making it perfect for those seeking action, speed and fun!*

* Helmet is required for all riders.

Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival

Come out and tap into spring! Enjoy demonstrations, wagon rides, activities … and, of course, pancakes with real maple syrup!
Special family fun activities on weekends and March Break! Parks members receive free entry to the festival.

Thanks to all who came out and helped make our 2016 festival a success! Check back soon for 2017 dates.


Sugar Bush Maple Syrup Festival at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area

Hiking at Bruce’s Mill

Escape the city and let nature be your guide on the trails at Bruce’s Mill. Step onto a winding boardwalk that leads you through bright fields into the forest canopy. Follow a wooden bridge across a soft stream, navigate the forest’s floor, and discover the gifts that nature has to offer.

hiking boardwalk at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area


The lush, green outdoor settings, combined with friendly staff will ensure that your next picnic will be a memorable one.

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picnic shelter at Bruce's Mill Conservation Area

Bruce’s Mill Splash

Looking for the perfect addition to your summer picnic? Then why not rent the new pool at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area? For a small additional fee, your group can add exclusive access to our brand-new swimming facility to your picnic reservation — available evenings and weekends for a minimum reservation of two hours at $100 (plus applicable taxes) per hour. The pool area can accommodate up to 50 people and comes staffed with a lifeguard to help ensure your group’s safety.

Pool availability:

  • Monday-Friday 4 pm-7 pm
  • Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays 9 am-7 pm

To rent the pool, call our Customer Service Department at 416-667-6295 or make your request on-site at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area. Rentals must be arranged at least two weeks in advance so that we can ensure the presence of a certified staff member.

Cross Country Running

During the fall, Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area plays host to a number of cross-country races. The large shade trees offer the perfect conditions for training and competition. Our friendly staff has plenty of experience hosting cross country runs and will help make your next race a success.

Day Camps

Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area is a great place for day camps and day cares to explore nature’s playground during the summer months. We offer an ideal location with many areas, picnic shelters for lunch and snack times, open fields for sports and plenty of washrooms. Special permit pricing applies.

Private Functions

Looking to add some rustic charm to your wedding day? Then consider the Chalet at Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area.

For more information, date availability or to book an appointment to visit the facilities, please call 416-667-6295.

Groups and Education

To book Bruce’s Mill Conservation Area for group activities, please call our customer service department at 416-667-6295.

Pet Policy

Pets are permitted at most Toronto and Region Conservation areas; however, for the safety and enjoyment of everyone, we do insist that:

  • Pets are kept on a leash at all times.
  • Owners clean up after their pets.
  • Pets are not allowed in the visitors centre.