Ball's Falls Conservation Area

Description

Set within the breathtaking Twenty Valley watershed, Ball's Falls Conservation Area offers spectacular scenery and natural beauty. Designed and built to have a limited impact on natural resources this award winning LEED Gold certified facility features permanent and temporary galleries.

Visitors will take pleasure in the interactive exhibits and displays focusing on nature, conservation and culture in the context of the area's history, the Niagara Escarpment, and the watershed. The Centre for Conservation is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and offers a variety of programs and special events throughout the year.

As you begin your visit at Ball’s Falls, you will discover that it has been lovingly maintained to its early mid-19th century industrial hamlet atmosphere featuring the original Ball family home, an operating flour mill, a lime kiln, a church, blacksmith shop, carriage shed, and more! The Conservation Area is also home to two majestic waterfalls.

Discover the undiscovered this winter with activities like snowshoeing, winter hiking, nature photography, cross-country skiing, bird watching, and more. If you plan your visit accordingly and weather permits, you might even see the waterfalls frozen in time!

Be sure to purchase the 2021 NaturePlus Pass for unlimited access to all conservation areas including the four flagship properties where admission rate applies. This is fantastic value for regular park visitors!

Hours of Operation: Park is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission applies from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Centre for Conservation is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Visit our other listings to learn more about the NPCA’s four flagship properties or check out npca.ca/parks to find another conservation area near you!

  • Hours of Operation : Park is open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission applies from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Centre for Conservation is open Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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  • Wheelchair Accessible : Yes

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