Ball's Falls Conservation Area Trail
Ball's Falls Conservation Area offers spectacular scenery, natural beauty and reveals interesting traces of a mid 19th century industrial hamlet. Tours of historical buildings are available daily form Victoria Day to Labour Day. In addition, the barn, pavilion, church or classroom can be rented for your next special occasion. Hike or stroll along the Cataract Trail as it winds its way along the banks of Twenty-Mile creek.
Visitors can explore the habitat of many species of animals, birds and reptiles (several of which are endangered) to the two spectacular cataracts that spill over the edge of the Niagara Escarpment. Don't miss the celebrated annual Thanksgiving Festival held each Thanksgiving weekend, which includes the works of numerous artisans from Ontario and beyond. 50 species of migrant and 162 nesting birds can be seen here.
As well as many speices of animals and reptiles, some of which are endangered. The Twenty Valley at Ball's Falls is incredibly breath taking. Come and view the majestic twenty mile creek plummet over both the upper and lower falls Information provided by the Niagara Conservation website.
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Hiking & Walking, Snowshoeing & Backcountry
Gravel, Soil - Compacted
Admission Fee, Parking, Picnic Areas, Washrooms, Designated Rest Areas
Complete Wheelchair Access, Bird-Watching
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