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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“Niagara Strait” Public Art Installation at Botanical Gardens
Yesterday we celebrated the installation of “Niagara Strait.” A new, major public art installation at our Botanical Gardens. This sculpture was the winning design selected from an open call that was part of Niagara Parks’ Ontario 150 celebrations in 2017. In 2017 Niagara Parks joined the rest of the country...Read More
Mother’s Day in Niagara Parks
Looking for a new way to celebrate Mother’s Day in Niagara? Here’s our top picks for planning an unforgettable Mother’s Day in Niagara Parks. Plan a Mother’s Day Brunch On Sunday, May 13, guests can enjoy a special Mother’s Day Bunch at four of our locally-sourced restaurants along the Niagara...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More