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The Niagara Parks Commission

The Niagara Parks Commission is a self-financed agency of the Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries. Operating costs for the organization are funded through visitation to the wide variety of natural attractions, restaurants, golf courses, shops and other facilities along a 56km stretch of the Niagara Parkway.

Vision and Values

Vision and Values

The mission of Niagara Parks is to Protect the natural and cultural heritage along the Niagara River for the enjoyment of visitors while maintaining financial self-sufficiency.

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The Commissioners

The Commissioners

The Niagara Parks Board of Commissioners is composed of up to twelve individuals who are responsible for making policy decisions, providing guidance to staff and reporting to the provincial government.

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Our Team

Our Team

Seven dedicated public servants comprise the Niagara Parks Executive Team. Together these individuals work to guide the strategic directions and overall operation of Niagara Parks.

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Resource & Report Library

The Niagara Parks Commission is working toward adding records as part of Ontario’s Open Government Initiative, creating a more open and transparent government for the people of Ontario.

Niagara Parks Continues Phased Reopening on July 16

Niagara Parks Continues Phased Reopening on July 16

Niagara Parks will be opening additional sites, including the Butterfly Conservatory, on July 16 Latest reopening plans follow Ontario’s advancement...

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Niagara Parks to Continue Phased Reopening on June 18th

Niagara Parks to Continue Phased Reopening on June 18th

Niagara Parks announces plans to continue its phased reopening with many of its sites and attractions preparing to welcome visitors...

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Floral Showhouse Hydrangea Show Opens Virtually

Floral Showhouse Hydrangea Show Opens Virtually

Annual Hydrangea Show was installed to celebrate and showcase the work of the Niagara Parks Horticulture Team despite uncertainty around...

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Special Illuminations on Canada Day

Special Illuminations on Canada Day

Niagara Falls, ON – The Niagara Falls Illumination Board will be alternating illuminations on Canada Day in the spirit of...

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Virtual Speaker Series to Explore Niagara’s Past and Present Indigenous Connections

Virtual Speaker Series to Explore Niagara’s Past and Present Indigenous Connections

In partnership with Landscape of Nations 360°, Niagara Parks will host three virtual speaker events during Indigenous Month in June...

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Niagara Parks Power Station to Officially Open July 1st

Niagara Parks Power Station to Officially Open July 1st

New landmark attraction located just south of the Horseshoe Falls will begin welcoming visitors on July 1st, 2021 One of...

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Niagara Weekend GO Train Service to Resume June 26th

Niagara Weekend GO Train Service to Resume June 26th

Four return trips will run between Toronto’s Union Station and downtown Niagara Falls on Saturdays, Sundays and holiday Mondays this...

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Niagara Parks Reminds Trail Users of the Importance of Safety

Niagara Parks Reminds Trail Users of the Importance of Safety

Niagara Parks reminds visitors to stay on marked trails at all times Ambassadors are on-site each weekend at the Niagara...

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Niagara Parks to Host Virtual Archaeology Speaker Series

Niagara Parks to Host Virtual Archaeology Speaker Series

Three-part speaker series will explore Niagara’s incredible history revealed through local archaeological findings Virtual events will be held in April,...

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are in place at Niagara Parks locations. Learn more about what is open and what we are doing to keep our guests safe.