There are wild elk available for photo shoots if you can coax them out of the shade. They will often come right up to the fence to inspect their admirers and even pose for pictures. Please keep back 3 meters from the fence.
Heated, salt water pool close to the playground and open in summer months.
Hiking and Biking
We have endless hiking and biking trails on our 100 acre property along the river or in the forest. There is also the Huron County hiking trails that connect Auburn and go onto Blyth, Goderich and stretch as far as the Bruce Peninsula in the Northwest and Windsor in the South. See Hike Huron, Maitland Trail, Ontario Trails, and the hiking page at the Ontario West Coat website for more information.
Games and Crafts
Games and crafts are scheduled throughout the summer usually on long weekends but there is always something for the kids to do. We are well known for our Barbecues and countless activities for adults and children.
Several wagon rides are available on the weekends which take you through the beautiful campground and close to the elk!
Social Events and BBQs
We are well know for our social events (such as the vintage tractor square dance) and barbecues which take place all season long at Auburn Riverside. Check out the summer calendar for details, updates to activities are ongoing throughout the summer.
Challenge your friends to the classic outdoor game of horseshoes!
The shuffleboard has two full-sized game pads housed under a timber frame structure.
The viewing deck is a 400 square foot deck overlooking the Maitland River. It is a short walk from the main road and offers a fantastic unobstructed view up and down the river valley. It is a great spot to observe wildlife such as wild bald eagles who nest in the trees along the shores.
We have a playground with 2 swing sets, + a toddler swing and a spinning swing set a treehouse, sandbox, teeter-totters, Sand Pile and a merry-go-round. We also have horseshoe pits, soccer field and a basket ball net for shooting hoops.
It may not be regulation size, but it does the job well to make sport a great game of soccer!
Perfect camping sport on our beach volleyball court.
One of our most popular amenities! We have over 5,000 ft of pristine of Maitland riverfront access. There is a variety of fish species depending on the season. Try fly fishing, shore fishing, or from a canoe!
Canoeing and Tubing
Relax or have some splashing fun on the Maitland river! Bring your own or rent a canoe or tube from us.