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Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens Niagara Parks' Botanical Gardens is located on the scenic Niagara Parkway and the Great Gorge, just a 10 minute drive north of the Falls. This beautiful Garden setting is home to the Butterfly Conservatory and serves as the unique outdoor classroom for students attending the Niagara Parks School of Horticulture.

Established in 1936, visitors enjoy 40 hectares (99 acres) of beautifully maintained gardens, including perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, a formal parterre garden, shade, herb and vegetable plantings, an aviary as well as our world-famous rose garden featuring over 2,400 roses. Footpaths wind past the Butterfly Conservatory and butterfly garden, ponds and an arboretum featuring one of our country's finest collections of ornamental trees and shrubs.

The Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens are truly an enriching experience for all seasons.

Floral Clock

Flower Garden

Floral Clock

The planted face is maintained by Niagara Parks horticulture staff, while the mechanism is kept in working order by Ontario Hydro, the organization that originally built the clock.  The intricate designs on the face of the timepiece are created with up to 16,000 carpet bedding plants.  The floral design is changed twice each year - it features viola in the Spring and four cultivars of Alternanthera along with green and grey forms of Santolina Sage during the Summer and Fall. California Golden Privet and Blue Festuca Grass may be used for contrast.

Admission

FREE!

Hours of Operation 

Outdoors - Open daily year-round, dawn until dusk

Location  

2565 Niagara Parkway, 9 kilometers (6 miles) north of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls near the Lewiston-Queenston International Bridge.

 

 

All of our rooms are smoke free.

We accept the following payment methods:

No pets please.

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