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Lake Ontario Shoreline Trail

Continuing from the heart of the the mostly residential North St. Catharines, this trail section brings Waterfront Trail users to the east border of St. Catharines, passing through the naturalized Mary Malcomson Eco-Park and to the most northern point of the Welland Canal in Port Weller.  Trail users will get a glimpse of a restored carolinian forest stand and meadowland before reaching Port Weller's popular birdwatching location at the canal entrance.  At the end of the trail is Happy Rolph's Bird Sanctuary, a naturalized area on the Rolph farmland. The Lake Ontario Shoreline Trail forms part of the Waterfront Trail.

Cultural

Port Weller Community Centre, Club Lasalle, Welland Canal.

Ecological

The geophysical, hydrological, and wildlife features of Lake Ontario's shoreline; Happy Rolph Bird Sanctuary, Jones Beach.

Recreational

Port Weller East Park, Beamer Creek, Cherie Road Park, Lakebreeze Park

Recreational Uses

Walking, Jogging, Cycling

Adjacent Land Uses

The City of St. Catharines owns and manages the various lake front municipal parks. The St. Lawrence Seaway Authority owns and manages the lands adjacent to Port Weller Harbour. Residential sections of the shoreline are owned separately by numerous private landowners.

Further Information

Niagara Greenway Network: http://www.brocku.ca/epi/gwaylist.htm

Ownership & Management

City of St. Catharines, Private Owners

Address

St. Catharines, Ontario

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