|Record #: NIA1377
||Last Modified: 12 Dec 2012
||Last Full Update: 07 Nov 2012
|Description & Services|
|Areas Served||Niagara Region|
|Description||Heartland Forest Nature Experience is a natural attraction and learning centre that is located in rural Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada. It is managed by a not-for-profit corporation that is a registered charity under the Canada Income Tax Act. |
Heartland Forest hosts nature programs for all, including specially designed school programs developed by and for professional educators.
The property is wheelchair accessible and there are special services for those with mobility challenges that want to experience the trails. There are facilities specifically designed to accommodate those who are mobility challenged (mini-putt, wheelchair accessible swing and merry-go-round).
See website for details.
|Hours||Mon-Sun 9 am- Dusk|
|Dates||Daily year round, closed Christmas Day.|
|Languages||English ; Dutch|
|Fees||Program - Some events and programs have activity fees ; None - Free admission|
|Events||Heartland Forest hosts four annual “family friendly” signature events that are not to be missed. They are: Frogfest in April, Hoedown in July, PumpkinFest in October and WinterFest in February. Please see website for details. |
Heartland Forest also hosts private events (ie group outings, barbecues, birthday parties). For more information, see the website.
|Address & Map|
8215 Kalar Rd
Niagara Falls, ON
|Located In Community||Niagara Falls|
|Intersection||Kalar Rd and Brown Rd|
|Mailing Address||7201 Beechwood Rd |
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 6S5
|Primary Contact||Elizabeth Graham, Executive Director|
|Alternate Contact||Amy Brunning, Program Manager|
|Volunteer Coordinator||Rita Maier|
|Primary Executive||Dan Bouwman, Founder and CEO|
|Service Level||(51) Non Profit Charity|
|Print Material||Brochure available upon request or by download from website|
|Funding||Provincial - Ontario Trillium Foundation ; Federal - Government of Canada- Accessibility Grants ; Donations - personal and corporate|
|Subjects||Adults ; Children ; Education ; Hiking ; Outdoor activities ; Outdoor education ; Parks ; Walking|
|Broader Terms||Age groups ; Education ; Educational programs ; Fitness activities ; Instructional programs ; Outdoor activities ; Recreation ; Recreational activities ; Recreational facilities|