Hike the historical Canadian shores of Lake Erie while camping in Sherkston.
Set along the shores of Lake Erie, Sherkston is a well-known neighbourhood of Port Colborne providing beautiful beaches, rich history, and nearby natural wonders. Campgrounds, cottage rentals, and vacation homes stretch along the lakeside offering full resorts with waterparks and golf course access, RV campsites with full hookups, and primitive tent campsites. Sitting south of Niagara Falls between Port Colborne and Fort Erie, Sherkston is an ideal destination for day trips in all directions. History buffs can explore the grounds of the Ridgeway Battlefield or head to the Point Abino Lighthouse, both featured as Canadian National Historic Sites. Whether it’s days by the beach, wandering through nature, or visiting scenic sites, Sherkston creates Canadian camping with comfort.
Journey north to Niagara Falls for action-packed attractions and iconic views. Often considered the eighth wonder of the world, Niagara campers can explore everything from boat tours to theme parks and water walks. With full hookups, picnic tables, and fire rings, Niagara Falls campgrounds and cottage rentals provide easy resting less than 10 minutes from the action. Outdoor adrenaline chasers can swing above the Niagara Gorge on a high ropes adventure course or soar through the sky on a zipline.
Forests, sands, and wetlands inspire exploration at Point Abino Peninsula. With its diverse terrain and waterfront views, Point Abino welcomes campers to adventure through sand dunes, swamps, and tree-covered trails. Featuring the National Historic Point Abino Lighthouse at its tip, history lovers can learn about this early 20th-century fixture that is still active. A short 10 minutes away, Point Abino camping falls within the surrounding campgrounds, cottage rentals, and RV resorts offered in Sherkston.
Tucked on the southeastern tip of the Niagara Region, Fort Erie is a friendly neighbour to Sherkston and the U.S. border. Boasting beautiful beaches along the Lake Erie shoreline, the town provides campgrounds with full hookups, dry campsites, lodging rentals, and waterfront views. Enjoy a swim at Crescent Beach or wander the walkways of Old Fort Erie Beach Park just moments from historical landmarks. Old Fort Erie features an original fort built in 1764, which played a pivotal role in the War of 1812 and Seven Years’ War.
Sherkston camping offers action and adventure year-round. Summer weather reaches average highs around 27°C bringing sunshine and warmth. Late spring to early fall is perfect for campfires, tenting, and water sports. Heat and moisture from Lake Erie do provide the perfect playground for bugs—spray and protective clothing is a must. Winter winds bring cold temperatures dropping below freezing day and night. Winter campers are highly encouraged to consider rentals with heating or to have extensive cold weather camping experience. Be sure to plan ahead to get the most out of your stay in Sherkston.