An Invite to All from the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority
Posted November 24th, 2021 on Niagara At Large
Niagara, Ontario – The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is excited to welcome the community to the 2nd Annual Ball’s Falls Holiday Trail<https://npca.ca/events> this winter season.
The NPCA is thrilled to announce the return of a cheerful and bright holiday tradition at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area, with thousands of sparkling lights along its trails, a skating rink, and immersive activities.
The Ball’s Falls Holiday Trail will run each evening, from November 26 to January 9, 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. It will be closed on December 24, 25, 26, and 31.
The Holiday Trail is an evening trail walk experience featuring a 1.5 km (round trip) illuminated path through natural areas along the Niagara Escarpment and Twenty Mile Creek and the 1800s heritage village of Glen Elgin at Ball’s Falls Conservation Area.
Each evening families will have the opportunity to play winter scavenger hunt games, visit the holiday craft station, skate under the stars on our eco-friendly ice rink, warm up by the campfire, and enjoy holiday music inside the heritage barn and chapel.
Weekend programming (Friday-Sunday) will feature live musical performances by local artists and performers and live children’s programming, as well as tours through heritage buildings.
Visitors can do some holiday shopping as well, from unique, local craft and artisan vendors in the stunningly lit Centre for Conservation. Finish the visit by warming up in the Big Barn and enjoying food and beverage refreshments.
Per public health guidelines, all guests 12 and over must provide proof of vaccination upon check-in at the Centre for Conservation. In addition, masks are required within all indoor areas, including the Centre for Conservation and Barn.
The Ball’s Falls Holiday Trail is delivered with funding provided by the Government of Ontario.
About NPCA – The Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority (NPCA) is a community-based natural resource management agency that works to protect, enhance, and sustain healthy watersheds. With 60 years of experience, the NPCA offers watershed programs and services that focus on flood and hazard management, source water protection, species protection, ecosystem restoration, community stewardship, and land management.
The NPCA is one of 36 Conservation Authorities in the Province of Ontario and manages 41 Conservation Areas within the Niagara Peninsula watershed held in public trust for recreation, heritage preservation, conservation, and education. These natural and shared greenspaces marry nature, culture, and adventure to create limitless opportunities for discovery.
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