The Festival has become a long-standing, favourite tradition for both families and visitors who come from far and wide to experience the Ball’s Falls annual festival and its natural setting.
Located in Port Colborne beside the Old Welland Canal, Mud Lake is a conservation area dedicated to the preservation of vegetation and wildlife. Encompassing over 60 hectares of wetland and 54 hectares of field and woodland, Mud Lake offers nature trails, superb bird watching, fishing and fall waterfowl hunting.
Download and apply for the 2018 blind lottery here
This man-made wetland is an important resting and feeding stop for migratory birds, claiming numerous rare bird sightings, and providing a unique setting for both novice and expert bird watchers. Explore three trails ranging from twenty minutes to over one hour of nature hiking. Three wildlife viewing blinds/waterfowl blinds are accessible by canoe.
Superintendent, Central Workshop
Year round, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Visit the Hunters & Anglers page for details and restrictions
Dr. Tareq Al-Zabet, Ph.D., P.Geo., CRSP, joins NPCA team
Up to $50,000 available for projects that will improve the Niagara Peninsula Watershed