An archaeological site located here was shared by hunting and gathering Native people over 3,000 years ago.

Also located here are a boat launch to the Thames River which is a Canadian Heritage River, Memorial Forest, picnic shelter with tables and open space for sports and games.  Areas for hiking, and fishing for yellow perch and pickerel.

Group and family camping.  No reservations are necessary, but fees are collected on a regular basis.  For camping fees click here.  There are approximately 26 sites – 6 with hydro and water and 4 with hydro, and the rest are unserviced.  A serviced washroom building with showers is open mid-April to mid-October.  There is NO dumping station.

Link to trail map:  (See page 15)

We would also direct you to read our DISCLAIMER and our TRAIL USERS CODE.

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Length: .5 km
Difficulty: Easy (Trail classifications)
Trail surface: Natural
Trail use: Hiking
Accessibility Notes: Accessibility not known.
Fees: Entrance fees applicable

Flora & Fauna:

Not yet reported.

Amenities: seasonal washrooms, picnic areas.

Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority 100 Thames Street Chatham, Ontario N7L 2Y8 Tel: 519-354-7310

Find it: 21239 Big Bend Rd, Wardsville, ON

GPS Coordinates (main trailhead):
Latitude: 42.6440000
Longitude: -81.7050000