The Thames River, a Canadian Heritage River flows through Wardsville. There is no dock or trail access to the river, making it difficult for canoeists, fishermen, or bird watchers to enjoy river activities.
The Big Bend Conservation Area is close by and connected to Wardsville via the river. It is one of the few access points to the river between Delaware and Chatham. It is also underutilized as a park. Those who know the equine tourism business say that it could easily be utilized as a destination for trail riders.
Wardsville Millpond and stream, Paint Creek. An important part of the area’s heritage, it could be restored by multiple property owners.