Ball's Falls Conservation Area

3296 Sixth Ave.
Lincoln, ON L0R 1S0- Map It
(905) 562-5235

AAA Editor Notes

Ball's Falls Conservation Area is off Queen Elizabeth Way (QEW) exit 57, then 6 km (4 mi.) s. on Victoria Ave. and 1 km (.6 mi.) e. on Sixth Ave. (Hwy. 75). Encompassing 112 hectares (278 acres) along Twenty Mile Creek, this 19th-century industrial hamlet boasts several hiking trails and the Centre for Conservation. On-site structures include a gristmill, the first mill owner's house, a lime kiln, two 1790s cabins, a fruit drying shed, an 1864 church, a blacksmith shop, a carriage shed and an arboretum. Pets on leash are allowed. Recreational activities are permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
Admission May-Oct. $5.75; $4.25 (senior citizens and students); maximum rate per private vehicle $18. Admission rest of year $5; $3.50 (senior citizens and students); maximum rate per private vehicle $14. Admission may vary, phone ahead to confirm.
Hours: Conservation area open daily 9-8. Centre for Conservation open daily 9-4. Heritage buildings open daily 10-3, Victoria Day weekend-Labour Day; Sun.-Thurs. 10-4, day after Labour Day-Oct. 31; otherwise varies.