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Enjoy the Outdoors

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There are plenty of outdoor activities to keep you busy and active in Essex County and the surrounding region. Activities ranging from bird watching to cross country skiing take place in our numerous Conservation areas and National Park.

The County of Essex is implementing a County Wide Active Transportation System (CWATS) – to help people ‘Walk, Ride County Wide’.

Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island is a great resource to find out more about the following outdoor activities and many, many more.

  • birding
  • biking
  • boating – marinas
  • camping
  • fishing
  • heritage exploration
  • hiking
  • cross county skiing
  • swimming
  • hunting (waterfowl, turkey and deer)