Explore the beauty and diversity of
Niagara's parks, gardens, horticultural displays and floral shows.
Niagara's Floral Clock - Floral Clock is one of the world's largest Floral
Clocks at 40 feet (12.2 meters)
in diameter. It was built in 1950 inspired by the original floral clock
in Edinburg, Scotland.
Centennial Lilac Garden -
Adjacent to the Floral Clock is a Centennial Lilac Garden, a beautiful
lilac garden which blooms
late in May or early in June each year. There are over 200 different
varieties planted there and a total of over 1,200 individual scrubs.
Victoria Park - This wonderful parkland area adjacent to the
"Horseshoe" Falls is truly a
royal garden setting and yours to enjoy free of charge. It is named
after Queen Victoria, the reigning British monarch when The Niagara
Parks Commission was established in 1885. Queen Victoria
Park provides the best view for Falls Fireworks or
nightly Falls Illumination.
Botanical Gardens -
Visitors can enjoy 40 hectares (99 acres) of beautifully maintained
gardens, including perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, a formal
parterre garden, shade, herb and vegetable plantings, an aviary as well
as our world-famous Rose Garden featuring over 2,400 roses.
Conservatory - Home to one of the largest
showcased in a 11,000 square foot, 15 million dollar Butterfly
Conservatory is vondrous adventure into a new realm of natural
splendour and attraction you have to visit.
Parks Floral Showhouse - This popular free attraction is
by huge number of people
annual basis. Located on the Niagara Parkway just 1/4 mile (500 meters)
south of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, it is open year round daily.
Theatre - Oakes Garden
Theatre is located
directly opposite the Maid of the Mist Plaza and is
the entranceway to Queen Victoria Park.
This free horticultural and
architectural highlight of the Niagara Parks was formally opened in 1937,
and it is the key central area of Niagara Parks that showcases the
American and Horseshoe Falls.