Outdoor enthusiasts and adventurers of all ages are sure to find something to thrill and excite them in elgin county this summer.
Routes through Elgin County provide some of the best terrain for cycling in North America. Ride along 120 km of Lake Erie shoreline, through rolling hills, lush forests and picturesque countryside. The area boasts hundreds of kilometres of country roads and paths that are perfect for short rides or longer day trips.
Hike over 100 km of scenic Carolinian forest trails or answer the call of the wild at one of Elgin’s many campgrounds. Provincial parks, conservation areas and private campgrounds provide a fantastic back-to-nature family experience. Nothing says adventure like cooking over an open fire and sleeping under the stars!
Paddle your way around Springwater, Dalewood and Lake Whittaker conservation areas or up the Big Otter Creek in your canoe or kayak. Head to the open water for some faster paced excitement, the often choppy waters of Lake Erie are perfect for wind surfing and kite boarding adventures. Elgin County’s four port villages offer everything from boating to canoe rentals to fishing charters. Cast your rod and enjoy some of the best Perch, Walleye and Rainbow Trout fishing on Lake Erie’s north shore. Don’t miss out on the chance to create your own ‘big fish story’!
Hop on your motorcycle and cruise the scenic coast of Lake Erie’s North Shore! Feel the wind in your hair as you zigzag through Elgin County’s numerous quaint towns and villages. The winding roads along Lake Erie are some of the most charming to be found in all of Canada, leading past spectacular lookouts, lighthouses, wind turbines, and great shopping and dining opportunities.
Adventure waits around every corner in Elgin County, get out there and explore today! Learn how you can experience Elgin County this summer at: