Every Canadian Thanksgiving weekend, Ball’s Falls puts on their famous Thanksgiving Festival, where the beautifully-preserved 19th century hamlet hosts exhibits by artists, artisans, farmers, and craftspeople from all over Canada.
Family-friendly entertainment abounds, with wildlife displays and folk musicians onstage throughout the weekend. Fall is a gorgeous time of year to visit the conservation area: plan to stay the whole day and hike along the Cataract Trail, or take your family through the Grist Mill and Blacksmith Shop.
The Ball's Falls Conservation Area is definitely worth a visit because of the natural beauty of the place and the history. First, a warning. Twenty Mile Creek, which flows through the area, dries...
On the good side: we turned up around 5 and there was no charge for parking or admission. The site is pretty and is intended to give you a taste of a 19th-century village. On the bad side, the falls...
We were in Lincoln and decided to visit Ball’s conservation and falls. We got there paid our fees which is $8 per person, and headed down to the falls and historic homes. From the main office it was...