National Parks / Natural World
Balls Falls Conservation Area Jordan
Where are we going today?
If you just LOVE exploring nature, then you might love to visit Ball's Falls Conservation Area, set within the incredible Twenty Valley!
Ball's Falls Conservation Area is where kids can explore the amazing nature, and spectacular scenery that is all around them!
It's a good idea to start your family day out at the Centre for Conservation where kids can immerse themselves in the interactive exhibits and area information which will help you plan the day and get the most from what you do.
It's a worthwhile stop in any case to introduce the kids to the notion of Eco Tourism too!
The Ball's Falls Conservation Area is filled with great things for active kids, including numerous hike and bike trails where you can really enjoy getting out and behind active.
For those history lovers in the family, there is something for you too! There are fascinating historic buildings to explore, with early mid 19th century family homes, operating flour mill, a church, carriage shed, and even a blacksmith shop - all from within the hamlet.
Its like you are just jumping straight into the history books, but you get to actually imagine what life was life as you walk around these amazing buildings!
A big draw for the park is the special events and seasonal offerings they provide, it's well worth checking their calendars in advance to plan your trip around them.
History, nature, events, what a fun day out at Balls Falls Conservation Area!
How much does it cost?
- Free Under: 5 years.
When can we go?
Grounds 8am to between 4pm and 8pm depending on season.
Picnic and BBQ areas are provided so why not take your own lunch and enjoy it out in nature!.
Make sure you take plenty of bottled water to keep hydrated!.
Any Top Tips?
Make sure you take layered clothes, and sun protection!.
Doing our bit
They are an award winning LEED Gold certified facility which means they have limited impact on natural resources!.
Need a little extra help?
Just ask at the centre for conservation about any accessible trails!.
They have winter activities too!.
What people are saying?
by Duo d'Amore
Our string ensembles have performed at Balls Falls for a number of years now. The chapel is a really cute but also intimate and enchanting venue for a wedding. We really love performing here, and the acoustics inside the church are amazing!
by Guenter Dollenmaier
it's nice but not worth the admission fee. it's a can see not a must see.
by David Redding
Shot a wedding here and it's such a cute little church with amazing photo.
by John Paul Jones
Great hiking ¡
by Frank Roy