SHELTER VALLEY CAMPGROUNDR. R. 2, Clinton, Ontario N0M 1L0
Phone: 519-524-4141 Fax: 519-524-7077
Whether you are looking for a quiet weekend retreat, a fun-filled
family vacation, or a seasonal getaway, Shelter Valley has it all on 40
acres of manicured grounds nestled in a valley on the banks of the
Maitland River. The park offers 171 serviced sites (30 amp) and
includes 7 drive-thru sites. Facilities include two sets of spotless
modern washrooms, free hot showers, a convenience store and coin
laundry, propane filling station, sewage dump and mobile sewage pumpout
service, recreational hall and kitchen facilities, public pay phone and
electronic access gate. Campsites are level and grassy and each is
equipped with a picnic table and firepit.
Recreational Activities: Recreation activities are numerous and include a solar-heated inground swimming pool, two shuffleboard courts, a volleyball & badminton court, basketball net, a baseball diamond and sports field, a large, well-maintained playground as well as a fully fenced "little tykes" playground and horseshoe pits with regular tournaments. The Recreation Hall offers billiards, darts, ping pong, video games and air hockey and plays host to scheduled activities including bingo games, card games, dances and special events and dinners throughout the summer months. Children's actvities include supervised crafts every Saturday throughout July and August as well as free wagon rides every weekend throughout the camping season. If you enjoy fishing, you will not be disappointed. Shelter Valley boasts 1,331 feet of frontage on the Maitland River and offers some of the best bass, salmon and trout fishing in the area.
Local Attractions: Shelter Valley Campground is located minutes from the town of Goderich, better known as "The Prettiest Town in Canada." Goderich sits on the shores of Lake Huron and includes one of the busiest and biggest commercial harbours on Lake Huron where you can see yachts and fishing boats sharing the waterfront with lake freighters and ocean vessels.
If you are interested in lake fishing, swimming, windsurfing or just a leisurely stroll along the waters edge, you will find it all in Goderich. The harbour offers three deep-water marinas with short or long-term dockage and full services. There are three beautiful sandy beaches which rate among the finest in the province.
The waterfront beaches offer grassy areas, shade trees with picnic tables, miles of boardwalks, large well-equipped playgrounds, concession booths, and shallow water ideal for swimmers of all ages.
Sightseeing opportunities in Goderich are endless with three museums, numerous antique and specialty shops, and the most unique downtown area you have ever seen. Goderich hosts numerous summer events that are a must-see including the Festival of Arts & Crafts, Celtic Roots Festival, and the Canada Day Parade & Celebrations, which are highlighted by fantastic fireworks over the lake.
If you enjoy golfing or the theatre, you will find several challenging and scenic golf courses in the area and three outstanding theatres. The Huron County Playhouse in Grand Bend, Blyth Festival Theatre in Blyth, and Town Hall Theatre in Wingham offer some of the best in summer stock theatre and music.
7 km east of Goderich on Hwy. 8.