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Our Stories

Learn about the exciting stories, events and activities happening at Niagara Parks. Hear from our experts, whether it's tips from one of our golf pros or a trip through the Niagara Glen with one of our naturalists, there's something new and exciting around every corner.

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    The Truth Behind Niagara Falls’ “Frozen” Appearance

    Do the Falls actually freeze? Well, technically no. Though it is a trick question, as to the eye it might look as though they do. During particularly cold temperatures, the mist and spray begin to form a crust of ice over top of the rushing water, making it appear as...

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    8 Ways To Explore Niagara Parks This Winter

    Between December and March, Niagara Falls is transformed into a winter wonderland as the mist rising from the Falls covers our parkland in thick layers of snow and ice. Whether you want to bundle up and explore the outdoors or head inside to escape the sub-zero temperatures, here’s eight ways...

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    Things to Remember on your next Hike

    As the leaves change colour and autumn begins to take shape, it’s a perfect time to embark on a healthy hike and take in all that mother nature has to offer. Niagara Parks offers 15 kms of hiking footpaths through six different nature areas that are home to some of...

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    3 Things You May Not Know About Ontario Amphibians

     Wild Ontario, our new exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory, introduces visitors to the amazing diversity of Ontario’s native species. Wild Ontario is included with regular admission to the Conservatory and features a live animal exhibit, panel displays and zoo keepers that are available on-site to help educate visitors on both common...

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    Biodiversity in the Niagara Glen

    Wild Ontario, our new exhibit at the Butterfly Conservatory, introduces visitors to the amazing diversity of Ontario’s native species. Wild Ontario is included with regular admission to the Conservatory and features a live animal exhibit, panel displays and zoo keepers that are available on-site to help educate visitors on both...

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