Short Hills Provincial Park

The largest park in the Niagara region

Covering 660 hectares of land, Short Hills Provincial Park is the largest in the Niagara Region. It spans seven trails including the Paleozoic Trail, which offers a spectacular view of Swayze Falls. The park also contains a wide variety of animal and plant life including deer, wild turkeys, and many species of birds.

The park is named for the short hills that appear throughout as a result of glacial erosion more than twelve thousand years ago. If you’re a nature lover, you owe it to yourself to stop here, if only for a brief survey – its biodiversity and scenic beauty is astounding. 

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Short Hills Provincial Park, Pelham Rd, St. Catharines, ON, Canada

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#2 of 20 things to do in Thorold

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Ranked #2 of 20 things to do in Thorold

Robby G C

Toronto, Canada

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We wanted to go for a walk. It was raining a bit, however the trees would keep us from getting wet. The Short Hills Provincial Park is the largest park in Niagara. We choose two trails, The Black...

David B

Calgary, Canada

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Went for a hike in Short Hills Provincial Park, very enjoyable. Not a lot of folks, and a large park. Directions are good, with a couple of maps to ensure you don't get lost. Trails are easy to...

tmg_traveller

Fonthill, Canada

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This park is well maintained and a fun hike. We took the longest trail with our dogs and most of waht I could consider easy until we reached the half way mark where there was a big uphill to climb...

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