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Short Hills Provincial Park

Operating Dates

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Non-operating parks do not have operating dates.

Facilities

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Activities

Biking symbol Biking - (Mountain Bike) symbol Birding - Festivals symbol Boating symbol Boating - Motorboat Restrictions symbol Camping - Backcountry symbol Camping - Car symbol Camping - Dog Free symbol Camping - Group symbol Camping - Radio Free symbol Camping - Seasonal Campsite Rental symbol Camping - Walk In symbol Camping - Winter (includes Roofed) symbol Canoeing symbol Dark Sky Viewing symbol Disc Golf symbol Discovery Program symbol Dogsledding symbol Fishing symbol Hiking symbol Hiking - Overnight Trails symbol Horseback Riding symbol Hunting symbol Ice Skating symbol Kite Boarding symbol Rock Climbing symbol Skiing - Cross Country symbol Snowmobiling symbol Snowshoeing symbol Swimming symbol Tobogganing symbol Whitewater Paddling symbol

Please note: Availability of some facilities and activities may be restricted to specific areas of the park, may be ecologically dependent, or may be seasonally weather dependent.

This park has a Friends Group

General Information

Regional Health Unit for this Park: Niagara Region Public Health Department

Phone:

(905) 774-6642

Size: 660.55 ha

Year established: 1985

Park Classification: Natural Environment

Address:

Short Hills Provincial Park P.O. Box 158

Dunnville

N1A 2X5


What You'll Like:

Sedimentary deposits and glacial till once filled this valley, until Twelve Mile Creek sliced through, forming the “Short Hills.” Animals living here include white-tailed deer, coyote, and meadow vole. Pawpaw and sweet chestnut trees are among the southern plants.

Park Facilities and Activities: There are trails and three parking lots but no other visitor facilities. Hiking, horseback riding, fishing and mountain biking are popular activities in the park. There are trails restricted to hiking only. Please also check out the Friends of Short Hills Park website.

Location: About 4 km southwest of St. Catharines, along the Niagara Escarpment. Access is via Cataract, Roland, or Pelham roads.