If you’re a Nature Lover or looking to explore the best outdoor adventures in Niagara Falls, here is a quick list of what to see and do this Summer.
Niagara Parks Botanical Garden
Getting close to nature is easy in the Niagara Falls area. Head to the Niagara Parks Botanical Garden to walk through 40 hectares (99 acres) of gorgeous gardens. There’s even a world-famous rose garden, which has more than 2,400 roses to enjoy!
Hiking Niagara Glen
As the weather gets warmer, walking, hiking and bouldering in the Niagara Glen are all great ways to stay active while visiting Niagara Falls. Located deep in the Niagara Gorge, the Niagara Glen consists of 4km of paths that wind through pristine Carolinian Forest. And while you walk you can take in the beauty of wild flora and fauna, prehistoric geological formations, and the rapid waters of the Niagara River and Niagara River Whirlpool.
If you’re looking for a great cycling destination in the Niagara region, the Niagara River Recreation Trail is the place to be. The 56km trail takes you along the beautiful Niagara River, extending from historic Fort Erie to Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake. Whether you want to cycle a portion of the trail or travel its entire length, you can keep active this summer by fitting some cycling time into your Niagara Falls agenda.
Situated atop the Niagara Escarpment in Queenston Heights, Brock’s Monument is a 56 metre high monument honouring Major General Sir Isaac Brock – one of Canada’s heroes of the War of 1812. The monument allows visitors to climb the 235 steps to the top and enjoy a spectacular view of the Niagara River and Frontier.
The list of amazing outdoor activities to experience in Niagara is endless. Celebrate the season by adding these adventures to your next visit to Niagara!