Seeing the Falls from the Canadian side is an awe inspiring site. The majestic beauty of the Horseshoe, American and Bridal Veil Falls will leave you breathless but this is only part of the surrounding area under the care of the Niagara Parks Commission.
Established in 1885 by the Ontario Provincial Government, the purpose of the Commission to be the caretaker and protector of the area around the Falls as well as the Niagara Parkway that stretches from Niagara-on-the Lake to Fort Erie ON.
Niagara Parks Logo © Niagara Parks Commission
Protecting the environment and maintaining greenspace is a priority of the Commission, while at the same time creating a wonderful tourist destination. However, the focus is not just the Falls as there are many other ways to enjoy the area. Whatever your interest, the Niagara Parks has something to offer.
The most obvious tourist focus is the Falls. As you travel along the parkway, the views are spectacular, regardless of the time of year, day or night!! However, seeing the Falls is just one of many things you will want to do!!!
Horseshoe Falls during the day
The Falls by night © Ad Meskens
The Falls in Winter
There are many attractions available to enjoy viewing the Falls. You can get different vantage points from the Journey Behind the Falls to the Hornblower Niagara Cruises, just to name a few.
All along the Parkway you will find incredible displays of horticulture and nature. Whether you are walking, driving, cycling or being transported by the People Mover, you will not be disappointed . For example there is the Floral Clock, the Butterfly Conservatory or the grounds of the School Of Horticulture that will capture your imagination. All are perfect spots for a picnic lunch so you can soak it all in!!
Queenston Floral Clock © Niagara Parks Commission
If you want some adventure, the Niagara Parks offers that as well. You can try zip lining to the Falls, a White Water Walk or travelling above the Niagara whirlpool on the Whirlpool Aero Car. All are guaranteed to take your breathe away!!
Whirlpool Aero Car
Whirlpool Golf Course © Niagara Parks Commission
Dining overlooking the Falls © Niagara Parks Commission
If you are planning to visit Niagara Falls, the Niagara Parks offers something for everyone as a way to get the most out of your experience. Check it out. You will not be disappointed!!
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