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Niagara Nature Areas


Niagara Glen Nature Area - This peaceful retreat on the Niagara Parkway, 1 kilometre north from the Whirlpool Golf Course, boasts nature trails, a specalty Christmas boutique, and a picnic area. Those who stop here and are prepared to do some hiking down the Gorgeto the shore of the River will be well revarded.

Miller's Creek Marina - Located on the beautiful Niagara Parkway between Fort Erie and Niagara Falls, the Marina is on the Niagara River Recreation Trail close to Legends on the Niagara Golf Complex and a short drive to the Falls.

The Niagara River Recreation Trail - This wonderful recreation trail runs parallel to the Niagara River in the Town of Fort Erie to Fort George in the town of Niagara-on-the-Lake (Lake Erie to Lake Ontario), a distance of approximately 56 kilometres.

Dufferin Islands Nature Area
Just 1/2 kilometer south of the Falls is Dufferin Islands Nature Area - a 10 acres of paradise - a quiet, secluded park containing several small islands connected by small bridges and footpaths - a delightful recreation area for the nature lovers and a peaceful retreat for the whole family.

Navy Island - Navy Island is located on the Niagara River upstream from the Falls (approximately 7 kilometres south). The Island is accessible only by boat and no facilities are provided, the land being maintained in its natural state. All visitors to the Island must follow the Regulations.

Historic Attractions

Experience Canada in the making at fascinating and interactive historic attractions. Over 100 plaques and monuments located throughout Niagara Parks honour the persons, places and events that were important to Canadian past. Discover them all!

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