The Bruce Peninsula, a narrow finger of land about 50 miles long, separates Georgian Bay from the rest of Lake Huron. The Niagara Escarpment, a line of high dolomite cliffs, follows the eastern shore of the peninsula and ends north of the tip of the peninsula in the islands just offshore. Much of the coast between Hope Bay and Lions Head is privately owned, but the high cliffs and boulder jumble shoreline has kept much of Cape Dundas undeveloped.
Lions Head, the other large cape, which has high dolomite cliffs, is a Provincial Nature Reserve, which has been left undisturbed. The famous Bruce Trail, which stretches 500 miles from Lake Ontario to the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, also follows this coast. Enjoy the rock and cliff coast, but be very cautious about the weather, as there are only a limited number of safe landing beaches that are acceptable in rough conditions.
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