The Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens is a carefully cultivated, elegantly preserved greenery in Ontario, Canada. Located on the Niagara Parkway and the Great Gorge, only a 10-minute drive north to the impressive sight of the waterfall, the gardens are a sight to behold, displaying a wide variety of vitality and thriving connection to the natural world.

The European-style gardens maintain perennials, rhododendrons, azaleas, herbs, vegetables, a symmetrically patterned garden, and a world-renowned rose garden with more than 2,400 flowers across 99 acres. The Niagara Parks School of Horticulture takes care of these unique plants, providing training to those with prolonged interest in horticulture.

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Highlights of the Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens

At the Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens, you’ll find a diversity of plant life unmatched by any other, including the well-known daffodils and sought-after hybrid roses. There’s also an amazing range of butterflies at the Butterfly Conservatory, with over 2,000 flying freely amongst lush, exotic foliage.

If you happen to work up an appetite during your stroll through the gardens, you have the options of feasting at Table Rock Market, Table Rock Patio, Table Rock House Restaurant, Queen Victoria Place Restaurant, Queenston Heights Restaurant, Legends on the Niagara Restaurant, or the Whirlpool Restaurant. All locations are near the gardens on Niagara Parkway.

More information about activities at Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens

Admission to the gardens is free and open every day year-round, though parking is metered. The Butterfly Conservatory is fully accessible and also offers metered parking. Guided horse and carriage tours run on weekends during the summer to early fall months, from May until mid-October and from 10 am until 5 pm. Tours are given by Sentineal Carriages. Special wedding services are available as well.

The Niagara Falls Explorer Pass is available at an affordable rate and includes 2 attraction admissions and a daily parking pass for ease of travel between locations.

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Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens

Location: 2565 Niagara Pkwy, Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2S7, Canada

Open: Daily from dawn until dusk

Phone: +1 905-356-8119