SELKIRK & HALDIMAND COUNTY
Shelter Cove is located in the heart of Haldimand County. Selkirk, Ontario is just 45 minutes from Hamilton, 15 minutes from Port Dover and surrounded by the quaint, quiet towns of Dunnville, Cayuga and Simcoe.
Haldiman County is know for its abundance of Provincial Parks, outdoor aventures, camping, country fairs, farmers markets, museums, festivals and so much more. Being so conveniently located amongs these small towns there is always a place to go, or a place to see!
SELKIRK PROVINCIAL PARK
Our Community lies adjacent with the Selkirk Provincial Park.
The park is flat and picturesque. The shallow waters off the 200-m shoreline are nicely warmed for the summer. Perch, small mouth bass, sheep shead, channel catfish and pike can be found in the water.
This natural South Carolinian Forest Park is home to White-tailed deer, raccoons, rabbits, squirrels, and a variety of marsh and shore birds. Perhaps the most unusual animal found here is the opossum, the only known marsupial in Canada.
It is filled with many trails from easy to challenging, filled with picnic locations and boardwalks to explore. Great for the indivdual who either thrives on the outdoors or is just looking for a scenic walk.
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Surrounding Area Attactions
Haldimand County has many exciting attractions all year round. Whether you like the great outdoors, fishing, hiking, antique shopping, festivals, wine tours, and museums.
During the Spring and Summer enjoy the local Farmers Markets in Dunnville, Caledonia and Hagersville. Enjoy the fresh food offered by local farmers and unique items by local artisans. The Farmers Markets run from early spring to early October.
The summer is full of unique festivals. Enjoy special events like the MudCat Festival, Cayugafest, or the famous Caledonia Fair. These events are always a tourist attraction and tons of fun for the whole family.
More of an outdoors enthusiast? Why not visit one of Haldimand's many conservation areas, local beaches, kayaking on the Grand River, Long Point Eco Adventures, and so much more.
Don't forget the site seeing and tours that are available in the area. Visit one of the many local museums like the Ruthven Park National Historic Site or the Cottonwood Mansion or spend a quiet afternoon on a local wine tour and dinner at the Burning Kiln Winery.
There is enough for everyone to enjoy!