Lincoln is home to a trail network that supports active transportation to move around our community on foot or by bike. Additionally, Lincoln's geographical location with natural assets such as Lake Ontario and the Niagara Escarpment, make us home to many spectacular hiking destinations. Take in the beauty by visiting one of the following nature spots.

Trails Map

Town of Lincoln Trails

Walking Trails 

  • Hilary Bald Park

  • Bartlett Creek Trail
  • Tamarac Park
  • Meadowood Park
  • Millenium Forest
  • Twenty Valley Trail 
  • Konkle Creek Trail 

Multi-Use Off-Road Trails

  • Hillside Estates Trail

  • Vineland Park
  • Kinsmen Park
  • Beamsville Lions Park 

On-Road Routes with Sidewalks

  • St. Volodymyr Park

  • Vineland Public Library
  • Stadelbauer Ravine 

Hiking and natural beauty destinations

Bruce Trail

  • Enter through Balls Falls Conservation Area - off Sixth St.
  • Hiking trail
  • The Bruce Trail cuts across Lincoln in an East West direction as it follows along the Niagara Escarpment
  • It spans more than 800km of main trail, extending all the way to Tobermory, Ontario

Balls Falls Conservation Area

  • Off Sixth St.
  • Balls Falls is a site perched on the Niagara Escarpment
  • It features an operational mill, two waterfalls, numerous historic buildings and lovely nature trails, including the Bruce Trail
  • To reach Ball's Falls, exit the Queen Elizabeth Highway at Vineland. Follow Victoria Avenue (Highway 24) South to Regional Road 24, where you turn eastward and travel to Ball's Falls

Cave Springs Conservation Area

  • Off Cave Springs Rd.
  • Located along the Niagara Escarpment
  • Features Carolinian Forest conservatory, rock outcrops, ice-caves, views of the Lake Ontario Shoreline and dense forest
  • Great spot for birding to view owls and other migrating birds

Louth Conservation Area

  • Off Staff Rd.
  • Located along the 16 mile creek
  • The Bruce Trail traverses this property
  • Includes two magnicifcant waterfalls
  • Has a small parking lot is located on site, no washrooms

Rockway Conservation Area

  • Off Ninth St.
  • Located along the 15 Mile Creek near the City of St. Catharines
  • This 312 acre site protects a portion of the Niagara Escarpment, the Rockway Falls, and the Carolinian Forest
  • Features two waterfalls (18.3 metres and 12.2 metres)
  • Unique plants can be observed including Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Witch Hazel and Sycamore
  • Home to a salt spring that possesses the best quality and quantity of salt in the province
  • Has a small parking lot, no washrooms

Mountain View Conservation Area

  • Off Mountainview Rd.
  • Located on the Niagara Escarpment
  • Features various lookout points with views of the Iroquois plain and Lake Ontario
  • Has a small parking lot, no washrooms


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