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Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and School of Horticulture

  • 2565 Niagara Pkwy Map It
  • Niagara Falls
  • Garden/Arboretum

Published 10/28/2014

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Professional gardeners have graduated from here since 1936; 100 acres of immaculately maintained gardens are open to the public. Within the Botanical Gardens is the Niagara Parks Butterfly Conservatory, housing one of North America's largest collections of free-flying butterflies—at least 2,000 butterflies from 50 species around the world are protected in a climate-controlled, rain forest–like conservatory. Between May and mid-October, for C$18.50 per person, you can tour the gardens in a horse and carriage.

Sight Information


2565 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, Ontario, L2E 6T2, Canada

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905-356–8119; 877-642–7275; 905-356–8554; 877-642–7275

Sight Details:

  • parking C$5
  • Gardens daily dawn–dusk; Butterfly Conservatory daily, hrs vary.

Published 10/28/2014


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