Renowned as the best vantage point in the Niagara Peninsula to observe the annual hawk migration, Beamer Memorial Conservation Area also offers one of the most breath-taking and panoramic views of the Niagara Escarpment and Lake Ontario. Take a walk along the scenic Lookout Trail and soak up the view from one of our viewing platforms.
Don't forget your binoculars! Nature trails with access for wheelchairs to three observation platforms. Take a walk along the scenic Lookout Trial. You'll be sure to enjoy the view! There is also access to the Bruce Trial at this Conservation Area. Escarpment cliffs, forests and specific location of Beamer at the point of Lake Ontario present ideal location for observing the annual hawk migration. Bald eagles, Turkey Vultures and other birds of prey are frequently sited over Beamer.
Directions: Travel along the QEW Niagara Take exit 71 (Christie St.) in Grimsby Travel south along Christie street (it turns into Mountain Rd at Regional Road 81) Follow Mountain Road South up to the top of the escarpment. Turn Right (west) onto Ridge Rd Turn Right (north) onto Quarry Rd. Park Entrance in on Quarry Rd. Information provided by the Niagara Conservation website.
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