Port Rowan, situated on a bay along Lake Erie, isprotected by the magnificent sand pit known as Long Point, making the bay calm on even the windiest of days. Lake Erie is the shallowest and the warmest of the Great Lakes, so imagine the pleasure you will have boating, sailing, fishing, water skiing, wind surfing and sight seeing in this special part of Ontario's South Coast.
While in Port Rowan be sure to check out the Backus Heritage Conservation Area. This scenic and historic park features the John Backhouse Mill, a pioneer village with log cabins, the blacksmith shop, the Backus homestead, and an octagonal schoolhouse.
It is this natural formation that provides a unique habitat for fish and wildlife and which draws visitors from many parts of the world. Thanks to the sound management of this natural resource, Port Rowan offers some of the best hunting, fishing and boating in the world.