Lambton Shores Nature Trails

Welcome to Lambton Shores and its communities of Arkona, Forest, Grand Bend, Ipperwash, Northville. Port Franks and Thedford.  A 'Destination for Nature Lovers' on the beautiful south-eastern shores of Lake Huron in Ontario, Canada.  A network of connected, accessible, safe & user-friendly Nature Trails for walking, hiking, cycling & outdoor enthusiasts!

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Certified Chainsaw Operators Needed
LSNT has a requirement for 3 or 4 volunteers who are certified

chainsaw operators to cut dead ash trees along the Ausable River

Valley Trail near Arkona to make the trail safe for hikers.

Please contact Klaus @ 519-243-0123 

We invite you to explore the Nature Trails of Lambton Shores & Vicinity.  Enjoy the vistas, the sounds, the smells, the feeling of our community.  Come see what nature has to offer - sand dunes, Carolinian Forest, waterfalls, flowers, plants, wildlife and more.  There is something new waiting for you to discover!

  • Protect & preserve our ‘Gems of Nature’ & everything in it
  • Stay on the trail  (follow the ‘blazes’ on the trees)
  • Help keep the trails LSNT works on natural & beautiful
  • Take only pictures…Leave only footprints…
  • Adhere to the permitted uses & activities
  • Keep pets on the leash

​​​LSNT 2017 Board Meetings
7 pm @ Lambton Heritage Museum - 
Everyone Welcome!!!!

April 13, May 11, June 8, September 14, October 12, November 9

Invitiation To Join Us

LSNT would like to thank everyone who came out and supported our movie event at the Kineto Theatre in Forest! A special thank you to producer Andy Laub (As It Happens Creative) who generously gave us the permission to play his Pacific Crest Trail movie but also the unique opportunity to show the World Premiere of his upcoming movie on Hayduke.  Last but not least, a big thank you to the LSNT family who truly helped make this a special day.​​ To those who missed the movie or those wanting to view it again, here is a link to As It Happens: Pacific Crest Trail.


Volunteers Needed

We are looking for motivated individuals who want to help make the trails a safe & enjoyable place to hike.  There is lots to be done, not everything involves labour intensive work.  Inquire today!

​​​2017 Saturday Trail Work Days
April 8 (Mystery Falls) & April 22, May 6 & 20, June 10

September 9 & 23, October 7 & 28, November 11 & 25

More details will be provided one week prior.

Discoveries are Waiting

Mark Your Calendars!

Saturday, April 1, 2017 - The Municipality of Lambton Shores is partnering with Kettle and Stony Point First Nations are hosting the second annual joint community open house, “I’s to the Future: Inspiration, Innovation and Inclusion” at the Legacy Recreation Centre in Thedford from 10 am to 1 pm

Saturday April 22, 2017 - (Earth Day) LSNT "Green Tunnel" tree planting at the Port Franks Community Centre - 10 am to 1 pm.  A 'Canada 150' Project co-sponsored by LSNT & Lakeshore Eco-Network

Saturday, Mar 6, 2017 - Ausable Heritage Tree Festival - 10 am to 2 pm Klondyke Sports Fields, Klondyke Road, Lambton Shores - Birds of prey fying demonstration, live snakes and turtles, children’s activities, music and food, chainsaw carving, displays and vendors, native trees sale - Presented by the Lakeshore Eco-Network

Saturday, May 13, 2017 - 10:00 am 'Spring Marsh Marigolds Hike'​ in Joany's Woods

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - 10:00 am 'Summer Adventure Hike'​ to Mystery Falls (bring a picnic lunch) and dedication of two benches at the falls!

Saturday, October 14, 2017 - 10:00 am 'Fall Splendor Hike' in Hidden Valley - Plan on lunch after the hike at the 'Pointsetta Tour Cafe' (Port Franks Community Centre - an Ausable Port Franks Optimist Club fundraiser).

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Today LSNT relies on a volunteer base of more than 100.  You are invited to become a representative of your community on the Executive Committee, a volunteer on scheduled workdays, a trail hike leader, a 'GREEN' sponsor, a fundraiser, a natural heritage educator, a regular hiker on our wonderful nature trails!  Click here to contact us today.

2017 Annual Membership

LSNT is a proud sponsor of Discover The Trails!

Our Nature Code of Ethics

Enjoy our "Hidden Gems

  of Nature"

The 2017 LSNT promotional video has now been released..........enjoy!


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Hiking in Lambton Shores