Welcome from the Mayor
Welcome to Saugeen Shores!
There is no other place like it; find harmony in place that allows a quality of life like no other. Once you visit, you will want to stay and enjoy our year round magnificent sunsets, beautiful lake side scenery, classic forests and farmlands plus all the amenities of city living in a small town atmosphere. We invite you to explore our surroundings so that you may call our home, your home.
The Town of Saugeen Shores is located on the Lake Huron shoreline in the south-central section of the County of Bruce, Province of Ontario. The Town is situated along Provincial Highway No. 21, and is conveniently accessible to three other provincial highways: 6, 10 and 26. These highways provide direct links to Ontario's major urban hubs including Toronto, Guelph, Kitchener/Waterloo, Hamilton, London and Barrie. The U.S. market is easy to access via Provincial Highway No. 21.
An increasing number of businesses and people are being attracted to the area for many reasons. Quality of life is at the top. The area's pristine coastline, sandy beaches, majestic sunsets and freshwater fishing are just a few of the area's splendour. Outdoor activities like canoeing through the beautiful Saugeen River, snowmobile through tree lined trails, cross country skiing, hiking the Bruce Trail, biking and running along the rail trail make Saugeen Shores a nature enthusiasts retreat. Add this to the warm, small town atmosphere, and you have a desirable place to live and raise a family. Combine this quality life style with globally competitive industry, world class communications, dedicated workers, exceptional transportation infrastructure and affordable operation costs, and you have a climate for exceptional rural and economic growth.
We have designed this community profile to answer most of the questions you may have about our community. If we have missed something, please let us know by contacting our office. We are eager to assist you in making Saugeen Shores your new home.