Point Farms is a family friendly park that offers car camping in two campgrounds with camping experiences to appeal to all visitors. Campsites are available for all types of equipment.
Point Farms offers car camping in two campgrounds: Colborne and Huron. The park also has six large group campsites which accommodate up to 45 people.
The Colborne Campground is open May to October and can accommodate all equipment types. Several pull-through sites are available. Many campsites offer electrical hook-up. Amenities such as water taps, comfort stations, laundry facilities, playground, playing field and trails are close by. Swimming and a pet beach are only a short distance away.
The Huron Campground is open for the long weekend in May, again in late June to Labour Day and the Thanksgiving weekend. This area is radio-free and offers camping to users with tents to mid-size trailers. Many campsites offer electrical hook-up. Amenities such as water taps, comfort stations, laundry facilities, playground, and trails are close by. Swimming and a pet beach are only a short distance away.
Huron Campground is radio-free.
Point Farms has six group campsites available from approximately the middle of June to early September. The non-electric sites vary in size and can accommodate nine to 45 people. A comfort station and vault toilets are available and showers are located in nearby campgrounds. Water taps are available and steps access a nearby beach. Reservations are accepted 5 months in advance of the arrival date. To reserve please call (519) 243-8563 until the middle of April and from the middle of April through the summer call (519) 524-7124.
Enjoy the sandy beach or walk one of the many trails to see remnants of orchards and cedar rail fences, and traces of other activities dating back to the late 1800s.
The nearby town of Goderich offers a variety of museums, activities and a number of festivals throughout the summer.
Old Farms Trail – 4km (1.5 hours), loop, easy
Take a leisurely walk through areas that were once old farm fields and orchards.
Under the Bluff Trail - 0.5 km (20 minutes) linear, easy
Walk beneath a mixed wood forest while listening to the birds above and waves from nearby Lake Huron.
Ravine Trail - 1 km (30 minutes) linear, moderate
A more challenging hike with rugged terrain and steep inclines that wind along side of a ravine. Steps to the beach can be accessed at the end of the trail.
There is a beautiful natural, sandy beach located north of the point and easily accessible from the Colborne Campground and beach parking lot. Please note: there are no lifeguards posted at the beaches. Pets are only permitted in the designated area.
There is no boat ramp within the park.
Fishing is popular in the nearby Maitland River and from the pier in the town of Goderich.
Trails and roadways are available for cycling.
The park offers a wide range of habitat that hosts a variety of birds. Some of which include turkeys, Red-tailed Hawks, Yellow-bellied Sapsuckers, chickadees, Orioles, Blue Jays.
The park is closed in the winter however cross-country skiing and hiking is permitted on roads and trails. Snowmobiling on roadways only is also permitted.
Hunting for small game is permitted in designated areas after the park closes in October. Contact the Park Office for more information.
A variety of events and contests take place over the Thanksgiving weekend including site decorating, trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving, scavenger hunt, chili cook-off and a baked goods cook-off.
Enjoy modern camping facilities on beautiful Lake Huron, with all the luxuries of home. Comfort stations have showers, laundry facilities and flush toilets.
Colborne and Huron Campground each offer a playground with play structure and swing sets for visitors to enjoy.
For the four legged campers, Point Farms has a pet friendly swimming area.
Comfort stations (complete with showers and flush toilets) are located in Colborne and Huron Campgrounds. A small comfort station with flush toilets is located in the Group Camping area.
Flush toilets are found in the comfort stations located in Colborne, Huron Campgrounds, the Group Camping comfort station as well as the brick vault in the beach day-use area.
Barrier-free campsites are available with a barrier-free comfort station located nearby.
The picnic area is equipped with picnic tables, water tap, large fire ring, vault toilets and a large briquette barbeque. Picnic tables are located along the beach area. The sandy beach is excellent for swimming, but please note: no lifeguards are posted. Volleyball nets are available in beach area.
Laundry facilities are available at the comfort stations in Colborne and Huron Campgrounds.
The Park Office sells Ontario Parks’ merchandise, souvenirs and a few camper supplies.
Ice, firewood and groceries are available outside of the park at a nearby general store, or a short drive into Goderich.
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