The Niagara River 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.
Numerous bridges have been installed over
ravines and waterways along the Trail and interpretive plaques indicate
points of historical and geological interest.
A great way to enjoy nature is to walk,
wheelchair or bike along the
Niagara River Recreation Trail. Don't forget your camera for this
For those who wish to savor the entire
Trail, it divides
four scenic sections, each with its own history. It takes 1
to 2 hours to pedal leisurely
each of these sections:
(1) Niagara-on-the-Lake to Queenston;
Queenston to the Whirlpool Aero Car;
(3) Chippawa to Black Creek;
Black Creek to Fort Erie.
Note: The Niagara River Recreational Trail is not maintained in
months. Please beware of snow and ice and use at your own risk.
monuments located throughout Niagara Parks honour the persons, places
and events that were important to Canadian past. Discover them all!