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Ball's Falls Heritage Conservation Area

43.13331, -79.38239

Set within the breathtaking Twenty Valley watershed, Ball’s Falls Conservation Area offers spectacular scenery and natural beauty. Your visit will begin at the Ball’s Falls Centre for Conservation. Visitors will take pleasure in the interactive exhibits a ...

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Address6th Ave, Beamsville, Ontario
Beamer Memorial Conservation Area

43.18830, -79.57563

Renowned as the best vantage point in the Niagara Peninsula to observe the annual spring hawk migration, and part of the internationally designated Niagara Escarpment Biosphere Reserve, Beamer Memorial Conservation Area offers one of Niagara’s most breath ...

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AddressQuarry Rd, Grimsby, Ontario
Binbrook Conservation Area

43.09663, -79.82856

Once a narrow waterway, Lake Niapenco was created in 1971 with the damming of the Welland River, and Binbrook Conservation Area preserved the land around it. Augmenting water flow in the Welland River, the reservoir also sports fish and many waterfowl not ...

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AddressHarrison Rd, Stoney Creek, Ontario
Chippawa Creek Conservation Area

42.99295, -79.51522

Chippawa Creek is a splendid example of conservation in action. The NPCA’s resource management practices have fostered an ideal wildlife habitat that offers rare public access to the Welland River. Recreationalists and naturalists alike will enjoy a varie ...

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AddressCreek Rd, Dunnville, Ontario
Comfort Maple Conservation Area

43.06100, -79.34592

The Comfort Maple Conservation Area conserves what is widely believed to be the oldest and finest sugar maple tree in Canada. Located in the Town of Pelham, this 530 year old tree towers about 80 feet at its crown with a trunk circumference of 6 meters ...

Free Admission
AddressMetler Rd, Welland, Ontario
Mud Lake Conservation Area

42.92950, -79.25478

Located in Port Colborne beside the Old Welland Canal, Mud Lake is a conservation area dedicated to the preservation of vegetation and wildlife. Encompassing over 60 hectares of wetland and 54 hectares of field and woodland, Mud Lake offers nature trails, ...

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AddressElm St, Port Colborne, Ontario
St. Johns Conservation Area

43.06858, -79.28288

Nestled within the Niagara Escarpment and Twelve Mile Creek valley, this natural area provides a tranquil setting for wildlife and visitors. Renown as a hot spot for seasonal trout fishing, this site is also known for birdwatching and nature education. ...

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AddressBarron Rd, Welland, Ontario
Stevensville Conservation Area

42.94441, -79.06890

The Stevensville Conservation Area is a passive recreational area located in the Town of Fort Erie. Visitors are greeted by a forest, meandering Black Creek, wetlands, a fishing pond and open picnic area to make an enjoyable day. Conservation efforts cont ...

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AddressOtt Road, Fort Erie, Ontario
Wainfleet Bog Conservation Area

42.90985, -79.29536

The Wainfleet Bog Conservation Area is part of the only bog wetland in the Niagara Peninsula, offering a ‘northern’ like experience. The underlying peat material has live sphagnum moss and other bog plants growing on top, like Labrador tea, cotton grass a ...

Free Admission Hiking Snowshoeing
AddressErie Peat Rd, Port Colborne, Ontario
Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area

42.88101, -79.30523

Once covered by a shallow, warm sea between 450 – 300 million years ago, what is now the Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area was the site of a clay and limestone quarry from the late 19th century until the 1960′s. Fossils of the plants and animals that ...

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AddressQuarrie Road, Port Colborne, Ontario
Woodend Conservation Area

43.14330, -79.16734

With sweeping vistas of Lake Ontario and the escarpment slopes below, Woodend is considered to have been an observation point during the War of 1812 for both armies. Woodend’s location was at the center of the action, with the Queenston Heights battle 6 m ...

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AddressTaylor Rd, Thorold, Ontario