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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Ranked #3 of 20 things to do in Thorold

dens14

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Just before spring had really sprung, we went hiking here. We came accross a frizen waterfall, and could hear the wayer trickling below the frozen surface. The hike was nice, but the washrooms were...

Ina_31

St. Catharines, Canada

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We enjoyed the hike in the park, which is a hidden gem in the Niagara area. Very peaceful, fresh area, great for hiking and winding down from the daily stress. We’ll definitely be back!

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...

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