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Within the tiny, lake-side, village of Port Albert is the sandy, public beach, the Nine Mile River Dam and fish ladder, the foot bridge, the Port Albert General Store, and quiet lanes and trails. Below are some nearby activities to suit almost everyones interests.

 
 

Horse Back Riding, Wagon and Sleigh Rides

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

   

Home on the Range

Just 30 minutes from Port Albert. Over 100 acres of trails throughout some of the areas most spectacular scenery. Rolling hills, beautiful forests and open meadows. A unique way to spend time with family, friends or co-workers! Horse Back Riding, Horse Drawn Wagon or Sleigh Rides. Bonfire pits, the "Saloon" and Picnic area. Hugo and Friedy Bontrup will make you feel like your part of the family and there well trained horses offer an enjoyable experience for both the beginner and the advanced rider.

Rates starts at $25 per hour per person for horse back riding. Horse drawn wagon and sleigh rides start at $100 for groups of 10 or less. Extra's are $10 per person. Open year round. Please call for pricing and bookings.

Location: 41073 Londesboro Rd. Londesborough,ON

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Phone:(519) 523-9478 

 

Target Shooting

Target and Trophy

 

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

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Goderich Trophy and Target

Just 5 minutes from Port Albert. Calling all skilled and amateur marksman! Why not test your aim and visit Goderich Trophy and Target. Here groups or individuals can have loads of fun shooting at fixed targets or moving clay pigeons on the Trap Range. 22 Caliber, Tactical Rifles, Shot guns. Fun for all ages. Open year-round. Drop in or call in advance to book your group.

Location: 82818A Bluewater Highway Goderich, Ontario N7A 3X9

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Phone: 519 524 5445

 

Sail Boat Rides

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

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Sail Huron

Just 30 minutes from Port Albert. Enjoy a great day of sailing on Lake Huron out of picturesque Bayfield or have fun learning to sail as well. You can join a crew of experienced sailors on a 34 foot sailboat for an Afternoon Adventure or a Romantic Evening Adventure. Custom packages are also available. Book now! Rates start at about $75 per person. Maximum 6 people. Open May to September.

Location: 17 Eugene St, Bayfield, ON N0M 1G0

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Phone: 519-565-5902 or 519-878-4141 or 519-868-4507

Email: info@sailhuron.com

 

Skate Boarding and BMX

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

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All in Bycycle Club

Just 40 minutes from Port Albert. Visit the largest indoor bike and skate board park in South Western Ontario! Open every day for skate boarders and BMX enthusiasts of all ages.

Prices: Admission starts @ $15 Bike rental $20 Helmet Rental  $5. Call for group rates.

Hours:  Open everyday and year round.

Location: 36 Main Street, Zurich, ON, Canada

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Phone: 519 236 7203

 

Hiking, Cycling,
Cross Country Skiing and Snow Shoeing

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

   

Goderich to Auburn Rail Trail -15 minutes from Port Albert. Walking, Cycling, Skiing, Horseback riding.  Wheelchair accessible for the first 4 km from North Harbour Road entrance in Goderich.

Maitland Trail - 15 minutes from Port Albert. Varied terrain from flat sections, gentle slopes, to steep climbs along the Maitland River. Hike along ridges, down along river flats. Many beautiful vistas and rewarding hiking and snow shoeing. 48 km with some optional side / blue loops.

Point Farms Provincial Park - 7 minutes from Port Albert. Walking, Cycling, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, camping, beach and picnic area. Park at gates in off season. Phone: 519-524-2174 Google Map

Falls Reserve Conservation Area - 15 minutes from Port Albert. Hiking, groomed cross country ski trails, swimming, fishing, waterfalls, picnic area, camping. Park at gates in off season. Phone: 1-877-FALLSCA Google Map

Lobb Trail - 23 minutes from Port Albert. Hiking, snow shoeing, groomed cross-country ski trails, mountian biking. Google Map

Hike Huron - Information on all hiking, cross country skiing, snow shoeing, and biking near Port Albert Hike Huron App

Cycling Curcuits in and near Port Albert

 

Swimming, Skating and Fitness

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

   

Goderich-Huron YMCA Maitland Recreation Centre

Just 15 minutes from Port Albert. The recreation facility in Goderich hosts a number of activities. Fitness classes, basketball court, ice skating, public and family swimming. Rates start at $16.75 for families and $5.00 for individuals. Rent the entire ice rink for you group! The ice rents year round for $130/hour. Nets are available for hockey. Participants need to bring their own sticks and helmets.  Call 519-524-2125 to inquire about rental times. Open year round. See website for hours of operation and all other information.

Location: 190 Suncoast Drive, East Goderich, Ontario. N7A 4N4

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Phone: 519-524-2125

 

Lake Fishing Charters

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

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Dwindle's Dream Fishing Charters

Just 30 minutes from Port Albert. Beginner Intermediate and Advanced fishermen are welcome to book a 1/2 or full day fishing charter on Lake Huron.

We allow flexible hours and we can provide food and refreshments for your group. All we need to know is when and how many... we'll take care of the rest.

We will arrange any large group "Multi-Boat Charter" for you. Just tell us of your requirements and leave the rest to us. A corporate or family "Derby Day" is a fantastic way to have some fun and enjoy a little friendly competition!

Open May to October.

Location: 236 Harbour St, Kincardine, ON N2Z 2X9

Google Map Phone 1-877-396-6144 or  1-519-386-4404

Email: fish@dwindlesdream.com 

 

Outdoor Adventure Activities

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

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Edge of Walton Challenge Course

Just 35 minutes from Port Albert. The EWCC is Huron County's newest outdoor adventure. Set in a beautiful park-like setting the EWCC offers challenging & innovative activities like climbing, balancing, tight rope walking, mountian biking, canoeing and kayaking,.

Winter activities include snowshoeing through the forest, Cross-country skiing on miles of groomed trails, Shelter building and safe firemaking, Indoor physical activities, Tubing and tobogganing, Hot chocolate around a bonfire…and MORE!

Extreme fitness challenges include cross country trail running, lifting , climbing , mountain biking and even kayaking  ...... the EWCC has lots to offer!

Ask about the special Instructed Activities. Off road motorcycle instruction, BMX, horse back riding, survival training, archery, naturalist training, Kayaking/Canoeing, knife and axe throwing, and more.

The Edge of Walton Challenge Course will organize and supervise a fun and challenging experience in a beautiful park setting for your group. Offered are custom designed outdoor activities for your group of 10 or more. Open year-round.

Location: 42932 Walton Road Walton Ontario N0K1Z0

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Phone: 519-525-7224 (Rob) or 519-384-1067 (Mark)

Email: rob@edgeofwalton.ca or mark@edgeofwalton.ca

 

Swimming

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Ontario’s West Coast Beaches In Port Albert and all along the coast you will find beautiful public beaches.

Falls Reserve Conservation Area Just 15 minutes from Port Albert. Set on the scenic Maitland River the Falls Reserve Conservation Area offers a very unique swimming experience. Over thousands of years the river has carved its way through rock, leaving behind a rugged river valley. Wide and shallow, the river cascades over a series of low waterfalls as it flows creating a unique and exciting swimming area for visitors. Google Map

 

Museums and Historic Tours

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Huron County Museum

Just 15 minutes from Port Albert. Temporary exhibits cover a wide spectrum of subjects of special interest. Permanent exhibits depict the early settlement and development of Huron County. The History Hall with store fronts and a locomotive allows you to stroll back in time. Young people especially enjoy turning the handles that bring the hand-made models created. Learn about the ordinary and extraordinary lives and events surrounding the historical founding, settlement and culture of Huron County in the permanent exhibitions.

Interactive Evening Jail Tours. The Behind the Bars program is returning in the summer evenings. Visitors will meet volunteers portraying real prisoners and staff from the gaol’s past, as they make their way through this National Historic Site for an interactive evening tour. Experience the true stories of the Huron Historic Gaol (Jail), as told by the prisoners and staff that lived, worked, and died there between the years of 1841 and 1913. Meet some of the lunatics, thieves and vagrants that occupied the cells at 181 Victoria St. N, and ask them about their time behind the bars.

Rates start at $3 per person. Special group admission rates are available to pre-booked groups of 15 or more visitors during regular hours of operation, or groups of 20 or more after hours. Open year round. Call or visit website for hours of operation.

Location: 110 North Street Goderich, Ontario N7A 2T8

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Phone: 519-524-2686

 

Water Sports

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Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

Port Albert Inn and Cottages

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Xtreme Watersports

Just 50 minutes from Port Albert. Xtreme Watersports has an extensive line of quality Seadoos, jet skis, and 3 person waverunners for rent as well as an exclusive jet boat charter service. You can also enjoy an exciting afternoon of wake boarding, water skiing or tubing on the lake. They also operate a 20' water trampoline equiped with a launch pad, right off the beach in Grand Bend! See website or call for rates, bookings, and all other information.

Location: 84 Main St W, Grand Bend, ON N0M 1T0

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Phone: (519) 238-5816 or (519) 319-4864

 

River and Pond Fishing

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Port Albert Fishway

Year-round river fishing in Port Albert on the Nine Mile River between the waterfalls and the lake. Fishing is just steps from the Inn and our cottages. Bait for sale at the Port Albert General Store.

Fly Fitters Guided Fishing Adventures

Fly Fitters offers guided fly fishing, spey fishing, and sport fishing adventures on the Maitland River, Bayfield River, and Saugeen River in SW Ontario, along the shore of Lake Huron, located near the town of Goderich, Ontario. 

Hedley's Trout Farm

A 25 minute drive. Rainbow Trout Hatchery and Fishout Pond where you can always buy or catch your trout. Open year-round. View website for hours of operation, rates and all other information.

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Phone: 519 357 2329 Email: dave@hedley.ca

 

Golf Courses

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Goderich Sunset Golf Club Just 7 minutes from Port Albert the Goderich Sunset Golf Club has been proudly serving its customers for more then 30 years.  Featuring pro shop, licenced lounge, putting green, rentals, driving range and irrigated 18 hole course. Green fee's start at $10 for 9 holes. Open April thru October.

Google Maps Phone: 519 524 8047 Email: golf@sunsetgolfclub.com

Ainsdale Golf Course Just 20 minutes from Port Albert the Ainsdale Golf Course is a popular 18 hole course with tourists on the shores of Lake Huron. There are wonderful views during your round. Pro shop, licenced lounge, putting and driving range. Green fee's start at $19 for 9 holes. Open April thru October.

Google Map Phone: 519 395 5555 Email: ainsdale@hurontel.on.ca

Maitland Country Club Just 11 minutes from Port Albert the Maitland Country Club is located on the shores of the Maitland River. Facilities include a 9 hole golf course, tennis courts, and a curling rink. Open year-round. Please call for rates.

Google Map Phone: 519 524 9641 Email: maitlandcc@hurontel.on.ca

Huron County's Featured Golf Courses

 

Live Theater and Music

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The Livery Theatre Just 15 minutes from Port Albert. Open year-round the Livery Theatre and the Goderich Little Theatre is the home for the arts in beautiful historic downtown Goderich. The Livery hosts Goderich Little Theatre and the Livery Film Fest, in addition to live music featuring, Live at the Livery, the Celtic Roots Festival, and the West Coast Blues Fest. See web page for ticket sales and upcoming events. Google Map Phone: 519 524 6262 Email: livery@thelivery.ca

The Blyth Theatre and the Blyth Center for the Arts Just 25 minutes from Port Albert. A 500 seat theatre located located in rural Huron County. The Blyth Centre for the Arts is a year-round centre of cultural activity. In addition to the Blyth Festival, the Centre includes an Art Gallery, Blyth Festival Singers and the Blyth Festival Orchestra. Google Map Phone: 1 877 862 5984​​ Email: info@blythfestival.com

Kincardine Theatre Guild Just 25 minutes from Port Albert. Google Map Phone: 519 396 9000​​

     

 

Light House Tours

Point Clark Lighthouse National Historic Site of Canada

Just 15 minutes from Port Albert. Take a light house tour and visit the museum. The 87-foot limestone tower topped by a 12-sided lantern framed in cast iron is typical of the six "Imperial" towers built in the region, a lighthouse style rarely seen elsewhere in Canada. The lightkeeper's house is now a museum.

Open from Late June to Labour Day, 10am to 4:30pm daily.  Open for groups by reservation in May and June.  Admission and tours are available for a nominal fee. Please call for all information and bookings.

 Location: Point Clark

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Phone: 519-395-3735

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  Bike and paddle board rentals  

360 Bikes n Boards

Just 15 minutes from Port Albert. 360 Bikes n Boards is located in down town Goderich, Ontario. Bike, scooter, skateboard, Longboard, Paddle board, Wet suit, Snow board rentals and sales. Also bike repair and ski waxing.

Open 7 days a week. Please call for all pricing, bookings, and delivery options.

 Location: 70 Court House Square, Goderich ON

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Phone: 519-524-7171

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  Canoeing, kayaking, and Wake Boarding  

Windmill Lake and Eco Park

Just 30 minutes from Port Albert. Windmill Lake Wake & Eco Park is a unique eco-friendly outdoor recreation park on Ontario's West Coast in Huron County. We offer beginner, intermediate and advanced cable wakeboarding, stand up paddleboarding, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating and morning camps. We also offer PaddleFit, SUP Yoga and other activities. Come out to Windmill Lake for an all day adventure!

Please call for all hours, pricing, bookings.

 Location: 35957 Bayfield River Road Bayfield, ON, N0M 1G0

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Phone: 519-524-0636

Village of Bayfield Marina

Just 30 minutes from Port Albert. Canoe and kayak rentals.

Please call for all hours, pricing, bookings.

 Location:33 Long Hill Rd, Bayfield, ON N0M 1G0

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Phone: 519-565-2233

South Shore Marina

Just 30 minutes from Port Albert. Canoe and kayak rentals.

Please call for all hours, pricing, bookings.

 Location: 1 Lake Shore Lane Bayfield, ON

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Phone: 519-565-2110

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Huron County - Ontario's West Coast

Town of Goderich - Canada's Prettiest Town

         
             
Beaches, parks, biking and hiking trails, museums, theater, festivals, shopping, fishing, watersports, snowmobiling, hunting, cross-country skiing, horse-back riding, fairs, many historic sites, a casino, motor sports, golf coarses, art galleries, and much more! For a complete list of local attractions and events click on the following links.
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