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Niagara Glen Nature Centre

Overlooking the spectacular Niagara River, the Niagara Glen Nature Centre offers a wide array of refreshments and unique souvenirs. Hand-carved wood products by Master Carver Frank Kim, framed artwork by local artist Paul Augustino and paintings by members of the Parkway Artists Guild are also available. Bouldering permits and supplies can be purchased at the Centre as well.

Niagara Parks Naturalists are available at the Centre to answer any questions you may have and to provide guided tours of the Niagara Glen during the spring and summer months. Daily hiking tours leave from the Niagara Glen Nature Centre at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please call the Nature Centre for more information and availability: (905) 354-6678.

Plant Conservation

Successful plant conservation and restoration is a multidisciplinary endeavor. A plant’s requirements for successful growth and reproduction is just the beginning of the effort. It is necessary to examine the restoration site for its natural history, to examine the impacts of the surrounding landscape on the restoration site and the impacts of the site on the surrounding landscape. It is necessary to determine what can and what cannot be changed for the future. Learn more about the natural history of the Niagara River Corridor, including soils and bedrock, vegetation, and climate and weather.

Environmental Initiatives

Niagara Parks has a duty to protect, enhance and manage both cultivated and environmentally sensitive lands along the Niagara River corridor. Niagara Parks are entirely self-funded and every purchase made by visitors to our properties helps to preserve this heritage. Learn more about the environmental initiatives your purchases help support.

Species at Risk

Many of the plant and animal life found in the Niagara Glen and along the Niagara River Corridor is classified as "Species at Risk." Learn more about what this means and how you can stay informed.

Touch table at the Centre with skulls and specimens Bikes lined up in a bike rack outside the Centre