Outdoor Fun

Chatham-Kent is full of family-friendly fun.

Sloan’s Village is known for its Christmas tree farm and family winter fun, but don’t miss visiting Sloan’s Village for a busy summer day of ziplines, train rides, pedal cars, campfires and so much more! https://sloansvillage.ca/

Ska-Nah-Doht Village & Museum is an authentic, recreated Iroquoian village from 1,000 years ago. Set within the Longwoods Road Conservation Area, the village offers exploration at 18 outdoor exhibits including a longhouse and palisade maze. Many events are held throughout the year. https://www.facebook.com/skanahdoht/

Rondeau Provincial Park invites families to experience Mother Nature’s colourful spectacle of birds migrating through in the spring and butterflies fluttering their way south in late September. Swimming, camping, cycling and hiking through trails will open your eyes to the natural beauty of Ontario.

Wheatley Provincial Park offers swimming, camping, fishing, bird watching and a special 3 km canoe trip from Boosey Creek to Sugar Creek. 

Compete in a frog jump…with real frogs! That’s just one of the unique events that makes the Thamesville Threshing Festival such a wildly popular annual event. The festival is launched with one of the longest parades in Canada…then flows into a cute baby show, zoo-to-you animal display, horse show and various performers.  https://www.facebook.com/thamesvillethreshingfestival/

Saddle up, take a ride and start a life-time love of horses. TJ Stables is an award-winning, fully accessible equine facility that is ideal for experienced and rookie riders alike. From public trail riding to pony rides, they will ensure you see our community in a unique way. https://www.tjstables.ca/