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Experience the Gateway to the Niagara Escarpment and the UNESCO World Biosphere Park.

Whether it’s your first experience or a return visit, Ball’s Falls offers natural beauty and wildlife at its best, spectacular vistas from the Niagara Escarpment, and the breathtaking backdrop of Niagara’s other falls. This showcase of environmental stewardship and cultural heritage offers you an unique eco-tourism experience.

Begin your visit at the Centre for Conservation and enjoy interactive exhibits that will introduce you to the natural and cultural diversity of the Niagara Escarpment.

Planning on visiting Ball’s Falls soon? Enjoy some of the enhancements to your day that we have planned with our partners and volunteers!

The 40th Annual Ball’s Falls Thanksgiving Festival, 2014.

Friday, Oct. 10th to Monday, Oct. 13th, 9 am to 5 pm.  Featuring over 130 selected artisans displaying and selling their creative wares such as pottery, paintings, jewelry, lawn ornaments and clothing. Daily live entertainment,  food vendors, children’s inflatables,  children’s activities, event planner  and catering displays, exhibits at the Centre for “Celebration”, and numerous heritage displays will keep visitors engaged. Join us for this tradition!  No Pets.

Historical buildings are open for daily tours until October. Not from Oct 31st-April 30th.

Volunteering is a big part of Ball’s Falls. We are looking for the chosen few who are interested in nature, heritage and just plain belonging to something important. We are also looking for qualified volunteers to sit on the museum advisory board. Call us.

Hike trails that wind through the Twenty Valley or stroll through the early 19th Century heritage buildings, some of which date from the original Ball settlement. Ball’s Falls Conservation Area is your retreat and welcomed escape. Come explore Ball’s Falls.  Ball’s Falls is a member of Ontario Welcomes Cyclists. Read More

 

History

History

Once known as Ball’s Mills, Louth Mills and Glen Elgin,
this former hamlet, was one of the earliest industrial
settlements in Niagara.

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Geography

Geography

A destination for all seasons, the deeply incised Twenty
Mile Creek gorge is the second largest cut in the
Niagara Escarpment.

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Ecology

Ecology

Designated a World Biosphere Reserve by the
United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural
Organization (UNESCO).

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