Ball's Falls Conservation Area
3192 6 Ave., Vineland, ON L0R 2C0
Located on Sixth Avenue, just east of Victoria Avenue (Hwy 24),
Ball's Falls Conservation Area is a 218 acre Historical Park. The discovery and settlement of Ball's Falls when Americans loyal to the British, migrated north to Upper Canada, and in 1807 1200 acres of land was sold to John and George Ball, who's families tended these lands for more than a century and a half. In 1809, a grist mill was built for the inhabitants of Louth for the grinding of their grain, which still stands today.
Ball's Falls consist of Two Waterfalls and a bedrock gorge where Twenty Mile Creek cascades over the Escarpment. The upper Ball's Falls drop 35 ft, and the lower Ball's Falls cascade 90 ft. The park is open to the public all year round. Ball's Falls has camping, picnicing and hiking facilities. The Bruce Trail, Twenty Valley Trail and other trail systems are marked throughout the natural areas of Ball's Falls. Guided tours are available all year through the Museum.
Beamer Memorial Conservation Area
Quarry Road just north of Ridge Road,. Grimsby
See picturesque views of the Forty Mile Creek Valley, the Lake Ontario shoreline and the Escarpment ridge. Marked nature trails provide wheelchairs access at three observation platforms.
Cave Springs Conservation Area
3949 Cave Springs, Beamsville, and ON L0R 1B0
Off Victoria Ave. to Hwy 81 (King Street) and left (south) onto Cave Springs Rd
While walking through this area, discover the nature trails of the escarpment forests and the Carolinian Forest Conservatory.
Louth Conservation Area
East of 17th Street on Staff Road, Lincoln County
This area has access to Bruce Trail hiking with a magnificent view of the Sixteen Mile Creek. as it cascades over a 50-foot waterfall over the Escarpment.
Mountainview Conservation Area
Hwy 81 westbound to Mountainview Rd, Beamsville
(south of King Street)
Access point for the Bruce Trail with unique views of the Iroquois plain and Lake Ontario from various look points.
Rockway Conservation Area
Take Hwy 81 (King Street) in Vineland to 9th Ave. then east on Hwy 69 Vineland
126-hectare area alongside Fifteen Mile Creek, with access to the Bruce Trail. Ideal for hiking, bird watching and appreciating nature.
Woolverton Conservation Area
Woolverton Road, Grimsby (south of Main Street West)
This 18-hectare parkland features a hardwood forest along the Bruce Trail, with excellent bird watching.
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