Hike the Bruce trail at this site. Continue along the trail to other escarpment Conservation Areas. Stop along the way for a great view of the Iroquois Plain and Lake Ontario. There are a variety of migratory birds, well as different types of wildlife including deer, rabbit, foxes and coyotes. The Mountainview Conservation Area is a passive natural area located in the Town of Lincoln. Comprised of Carolinian forest, this 25 hectare (61 acres) conserves natural features of the Carolinian plants, animals and a portion of the Niagara Escarpment. The Bruce Trail traverses this property which is thought to be an ideal area for hiking purposes. Throughout the trail, there are various lookout points which provide a unique view of the Iroquois plain and Lake Ontario. There is small scale parking facilities available at this location. However, washrooms have not yet been developed.
Directions: Follow the QEW to Exit 64 (Ontario Street in Beamsville). Travel south along Ontario Street Turn right on King Street (Highway 81). Turn left onto Mountainview Road. Entrance to Conservation Area on right Information provided by the Niagara Conservation website.
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