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Things to Do and See

The Municipality developed the Recreation & Leisure Services Master Plan to provide direction in the planning of facilities, programs and services pertaining to parks, the waterfront, recreation, leisure and culture. 

We are small but growing with a population just over 10,500. You will find that there is always something to do in our beautiful community:

During the month of May, residents and visitors alike admire the beautiful blossoms on the fruit trees that decorate this small community.  The Rock Glen Conservation Area is here and offers a beautiful and peaceful locations for hiking, exploring, camping or golfing at Arkona Fairways Golf Club.  The Conservations Area is also home to the lovely and serene Rock Glen Falls. Be sure not to miss this 30 ft spectacle.
Is the largest community in Lambton Shores. Visitors come from all over to try their luck at the 18 or 9-hole golf courses at the Forest Golf and Country Hotel. The Forest Amphitheatre at Esli Dodge Conservation Area plays host to the passion play "The Promise" as well as the Canada Day celebrations which attract thousands from the surrounding area. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, sit on the hill and enjoy these exciting outdoor events!
Grand Bend
Thrives during the summer season as families, residents and visitors alike flock to the lively Grand Bend Beach. Other attractions include exciting drag racing at the Grand Bend Motorplex and live theatre at Huron Country Playhouse. Summer events include the Grand Bend Optimist Club's Drive n' Jive, Buskerfest and Aquafest. With so much to do in Grand Bend, one day simply isn't long enough! 
Port Franks / Ipperwash
Both Port Franks and Ipperwash are located on the shores of Lake Huron, making these communities natural places to fish or boat. Ipperwash is the perfect place to view some of the world's most beautiful sunsets. Spend a day at Ipperwash Beach or hike through some of Port Franks wetlands and sand dunes on the 11km walking trail system.  Port Franks is also host to the popular Bluewater Anglers Annual Salmon Derby.

While a small community, it has tremendous community spirit! Thedford is growing in popularity as a crafter's and antiquer's paradise - with a number of shops dedicated to these pursuits along the main street, along with the annual Fall Fantasia Craft show that takes place at the community arena each fall. Each year, the Thedford Spirit Club organizes Thedford Funion Days - a great weekend for the whole family to enjoy! As well, Thedford's rolling hills provide the perfect landscape for one of the finest and most challenging golf courses in Lambton Shores - Widder Station.






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