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  • A :
    43.10974
    -79.264383
    DeCew Falls (Waterfalls)
    2710 DeCew Road
    St. Catharines, Ontario
    L2R 6P7
    DeCew Falls (Waterfalls)
    Listings – Destinations/Natural Habitats & Features
    St. Catharines
    2710 DeCew Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 6P7
    The western stretch of DeCew Road in St Catharines is the perfect place for waterfall lovers to go and explore. It is home to two main waterfalls - Upper DeCew falls, a large 22 metre plunge ...
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  • B :
    43.110445
    -79.264297
    DeCew Falls - Geology

    St. Catharines, Ontario

    (905) 688-6050
    DeCew Falls - Geology
    Listings – Destinations/Natural Habitats & Features
    St. Catharines
    St. Catharines, Ontario (905) 688-6050
    Hiking westward from Morningstar Mill, you will gradually descend the Niagara Escarpment and enter into Short Hills Provincial Park. This is an interesting area where the normally linear escarpment ...
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  • C :
    43.211698
    -79.755700
    Devil's Punch Bowl

    , Ontario

    Devil's Punch Bowl
    Listings – Destinations/Natural Habitats & Features
    , Ontario
    The Devil's Punch Bowl is located off Highway #20 in Stoney Creek is also referred to as the Horseshoe Falls. The land is owned by the Hamilton Conservation Authority. It is a rainbow waterfall ap ...
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  • D :
    43.068512
    -79.071007
    Dufferin Islands

    Niagara Falls, Ontario

    Dufferin Islands
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    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls, Ontario
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    Dufferin Islands are located just south of Niagara Falls on the Niagara Parkway. The potential of this area was obvious and as a result it was used for a saw and grist mill in the late 1700s. Subseq ...
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  • E :
    42.925303
    -79.255255
    Elm Street Naturalization Site

    , Ontario
    L3K 3Z1
    905-685-1571
    Elm Street Naturalization Site
    Listings – Destinations/Natural Habitats & Features
    , Ontario L3K 3Z1 905-685-1571
    The Niagara Region has done a wonderful job of restoring this former landfill into a natural recreational site that compliments the Port Colborne community. This site boasts many trails through g ...
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  • F :
    43.10974
    -79.264383
    Faucet Falls
    2710 DeCew Road
    St. Catharines, Ontario
    L2R 6P7
    Faucet Falls
    Listings – Destinations/Natural Habitats & Features
    St. Catharines
    2710 DeCew Road St. Catharines, Ontario L2R 6P7
    As well as its main Upper and Lower Falls (http://www.niagaragreenbelt.com/component/content/article/73-natural-habitats-a-features/626-decew-falls.html), DeCew has a lesser known falls that i ...
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  • G :
    43.049823
    -79.336052
    Fonthill Kame-Delta

    Fonthill, Ontario

    Fonthill Kame-Delta
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    Fonthill
    Fonthill, Ontario
    The Fonthill Kame-Delta is unique because it serves as the highest point of land in the Niagara region. While it has never yet received designation by any official agencies, it is easily identifiabl ...
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  • H :
    43.0599944041709
    -79.27442905
    Fonthill Sandhill Valley

    Pelham, Ontario

    Fonthill Sandhill Valley
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    Pelham
    Pelham, Ontario
    South of the Niagara Escarpment is the Fonthill Sandhill Valley, a non-escarpment feature that extends through the Fonthill Kame and into the Short Hills. The feature is made of a series of ridges an ...
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  • I :
    43.118994
    -79.237825
    Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site

    Thorold, Ontario
    L2V 4Y6
    905-685-1571
    Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site
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    Thorold
    Thorold, Ontario L2V 4Y6 905-685-1571
    The Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site is a great example of an area that is in harmony with both of its uses: conservation and recreation. Its large area and variety of trails is the perfect se ...
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  • J :
    43.191230
    -79.275627
    Henley Island

    St. Catharines, Ontario

    Henley Island
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    St. Catharines
    St. Catharines, Ontario
    Henley Island is located in Port Dalhousie, on Martindale Pond, which provides the visitor the opportunity to either relax on the side of the lake or bring their own canoe and enjoy the peaceful ...
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  • K :
    43.1401468060705
    -79.3726859615861
    Jordan Escarpment Valley/Twenty Valley
    Twenty Mile Creek runs through it
    Jordan, Ontario

    (905) 788-3135
    Jordan Escarpment Valley/Twenty Valley
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    Jordan
    Twenty Mile Creek runs through it Jordan, Ontario (905) 788-3135
    This area features a well-developed incised escarpment valley with terrace valleys and broad floodplain features continuous with an extensive drowned meander valley on the Lake Ontario Plain. There is ...
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  • L :
    43.164741
    -79.301484
    Louth Falls

    Jordan, Ontario

    Louth Falls
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    Jordan
    Jordan, Ontario
    Located along the 16 Mile Creek in Jordan, Louth Falls are among the most striking in the Niagara Greenbelt. They are 25 meters in height and are formed by the Irondequoit limestone of the Niagara ...
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  • M :
    43.13421344320
    -79.38308536010
    Lower Balls Falls

    Vineland, Ontario

    Lower Balls Falls
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    Vineland
    Vineland, Ontario
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    Located within the Twenty Valley Watershed, Lower Balls Falls (http://www.start.ca/users/mharris/waterfalls/ballsfalls.html) is one of the most breathtaking waterfalls within the area. Explore the ...
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  • N :
    43.188767
    -79.571131
    Lower Beamer Falls
    Quarry Road
    Grimsby, Ontario

    (905) 788-3135
    Lower Beamer Falls
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    Grimsby
    Quarry Road Grimsby, Ontario (905) 788-3135
    The Beamer Memorial Conservation Area (http://www.niagaragreenbelt.com/component/content/article/76-parks-gardens-a-conservation-areas/30-beamer-memorial-conservation-area.html) in Grimsby of ...
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  • O :
    43.10855925410
    - 79.28718622410
    Martindale Marsh

    St. Catharines, Ontario

    (905) 937-7210
    Martindale Marsh
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    St. Catharines
    St. Catharines, Ontario (905) 937-7210
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    The Martindale Marsh is a unique area belonging to the Twelve Mile Creek watershed system. It is located in northern St. Catharines between the Henley Bridge and the Port Dalhousie Harbour. The over ...
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  • P :
    43.123634
    -79.249148
    Niagara Escarpment (Biosphere Reserve)

    St. Catharines, Ontario

    Niagara Escarpment (Biosphere Reserve)
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    St. Catharines
    St. Catharines, Ontario
    The Niagara Escarpment played a pivotal role in shaping the southern landscape of the peninsula. It stretches a total of 725 kilometers from Watertown located in northern New York all the way to the ...
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  • Q :
    43.131558
    -79.059935
    Niagara Glen Terraces

    Niagara Falls, Ontario

    Niagara Glen Terraces
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    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls, Ontario
    The Niagara Glen (Scottish term for steep narrow valley) provides a beautiful location for picnic on the Wintergreen flats and trail hiking. Walking through the trails is like a walk through time as ...
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  • R :
    43.243727
    -79.068118
    Paradise Grove and The Commons

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    L0S 1J0
    905-356-2241
    Paradise Grove and The Commons
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 905-356-2241
    Paradise Grove: Oak Savannah is located within The Commons which is just minutes from downtown Niagara-on-the-Lake and offers a beautiful walk through a stand of Oak trees as well as a large manic ...
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  • S :
    43.24774109740
    -79.06042272320
    Paradise Grove Oak Savannah Restoration
    South of John Street
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    L0S 1J0
    (905) 371-0254
    Paradise Grove Oak Savannah Restoration
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    South of John Street Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0 (905) 371-0254
    Paradise Grove Oak Savannah Restoration Area is located at the north end of the Niagara Parkway, just south of John Street in Niagara-on-the-Lake. This area is in the process of being restored ...
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  • T :
    43.206436
    -79.262356
    Port Dalhousie Pier

    , Ontario
    L2N 7P5
    905-646-5515
    Port Dalhousie Pier
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    , Ontario L2N 7P5 905-646-5515
    Port Dalhousie, is the waterfront and historic town the visitor will be experiencing during this destination. This town located on the shore of Lake Ontario, is one of the Niagara Peninsula&r ...
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  • U :
    43.11085
    -79.32285
    Rockway Falls
    2021 Pelham Road (Regional Rd 69)
    Lincoln, Ontario

    Rockway Falls
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    Lincoln
    2021 Pelham Road (Regional Rd 69) Lincoln, Ontario
    Located near Balls Falls, this gem is one of the Niagara Greenbelt's best-kept secrets. Formed through glacial erosion, and with a height of 18.3 meters, these falls are a must see attraction fo ...
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  • V :
    43.151818
    -79.045987
    Smeaton's Ravine

    Niagara Falls, Ontario

    Smeaton's Ravine
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    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls, Ontario
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    The Smeaton's Ravine, called a Secret Fairyland in a 1935 newspaper article by Albert H. Tiplin, is located on the Canadian shoreline opposite the Floral Clock in Niagara Falls. Tri ...
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  • W :
    43.118622
    -79.068732
    St. David's Buried Gorge

    Niagara Falls, Ontario

    (905) 354-5711
    St. David's Buried Gorge
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    Niagara Falls
    Niagara Falls, Ontario (905) 354-5711
    The St. David's buried gorge existed 22,800 years ago. It was once a part of an ancient drainage system which extended the entire width of the NiagaraPeninsula. The St. David's Buried Gorge was appr ...
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  • X :
    42.876702
    -79.376152
    Station Road Naturalization Site

    , Ontario
    L0S 1V0
    905-685-1571
    Station Road Naturalization Site
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    , Ontario L0S 1V0 905-685-1571
    Station Road Naturalization Site was built with the Wainfleet community in mind. This former landfill site has been transformed into a park-like escape where native plants and flowers are thrivin ...
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  • Y :
    43.09079
    -79.304928
    Swayze Falls
    Short Hills Provincial Park Roland Road Entrance
    Fonthill, Ontario

    Swayze Falls
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    Fonthill
    Short Hills Provincial Park Roland Road Entrance Fonthill, Ontario
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    Swayze Falls is located in Short Hills Provincial Park (http://www.niagaragreenbelt.com/component/content/article/76-parks-gardens-a-conservation-areas/357-short-hills-provincial-park.html) near S ...
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    The Marsh

    Jordan, Ontario

    (905) 563 8205
    The Marsh
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    Jordan
    Jordan, Ontario (905) 563 8205
    The marsh supports large cattail marshes, extensive open water, aquatics, a meadow marsh and the ANSI's only example of mudflats. The mudflats are an uncommon community type supporting very rare annua ...
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    Trails - Paradise Grove

    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario

    Trails - Paradise Grove
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    Niagara-on-the-Lake
    Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
    Description coming soon.. Ecological A naturalized Oak Savannah featuring replantings of native grasses, wildflowers and oak.� Currently invasive European buckthorn and grapevines are being re ...
  • AB :
    43.07634887787908
    -79.30622577667236
    Twelve Mile Creek Headwaters (Sulphur Spring Drive)

    Pelham, Ontario

    Twelve Mile Creek Headwaters (Sulphur Spring Drive)
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    Pelham
    Pelham, Ontario
    Late spring runoff in the headwaters of Twelve Mile Creek (Alex Ayotte / Ian Wood) The little valley traversed by Sulphur Spring Road in Pelham marks the beginning of one of the mo ...
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    Twenty Valley

    Lincoln, Ontario

    (905) 563 8205
    Twenty Valley
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    Lincoln
    Lincoln, Ontario (905) 563 8205
    The floodplain terraces are subject to seasonal flooding, supporting the ANSI's only examples of Red Ash Forest and a large rich Sycamore- White Ash- White Elm Forest ( a forest restricted to the Caro ...
  • AD :
    43.13421344320
    -79.38308536010
    Upper Balls Falls

    Vineland, Ontario

    Upper Balls Falls
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    Vineland
    Vineland, Ontario
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    Located in the Balls Falls Conservation Area, Harris, M. Ontario Waterfall Inventory - Upper Ball's Falls (http://www.start.ca/users/mharris/waterfalls/balls-falls--upper-.html) The Niagara Peni ...
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  • AE :
    43.188767
    -79.571131
    Upper Beamer Falls
    Quarry Road
    Grimsby, Ontario

    (905) 788-3135
    Upper Beamer Falls
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    Grimsby
    Quarry Road Grimsby, Ontario (905) 788-3135
    The Beamer Memorial Conservation Area in Grimsby offers some spectacular waterfalls for you to enjoy creating perfect photo opportunities. One of these is the 45 feet Upper Falls It is ...
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  • AF :
    42.9097282653
    -79.2954864048
    Wainfleet Bog

    , Ontario

    (905) 788-3135
    Wainfleet Bog
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    , Ontario (905) 788-3135
    The Wainfleet Bog Conservation Area covers 801 hectares (1980 acres) and was purchased by the Niagara Parks Conservation Authority in 1996. Located in Port Colborne, this conservation area is part o ...
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  • AG :
    42.8809
    -79.3052
    Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area

    , Ontario
    L0S 1V0
    905-788-3135
    Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area
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    , Ontario L0S 1V0 905-788-3135
    Wainfleet Wetlands Conservation Area is a naturalized site of a former clay and limestone quarry. Today, the site is home to large quarry ponds, woodlots and meadows full of local wildlife. This s ...
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