Birthday Parties

Did you know … when you book at birthday party at Heartland Forest you support our work experience program for adults with intellectual disabilities as well as our woodworking program for adults with acquired brain injury.  Book you’re birthday party now!      



Heartland Forest Nature Experience continues to operate and offer its facilities FREE of charge thanks in part to its financial donors.  Your partnership fulfills Heartland’s desire to be seen as a leading example of accessibility, an active lifestyle and environmental stewardship.


Facility Rental

Did you know … when you rent our facilities your support helps us keep our trails accessible so all can enjoy.  Our passion is ‘making nature accessible for all’.  Your contribution makes a difference – thank you for partnering with us! 

About Us

About Us

Mission:  To build healthy children and communities who feel a deep connection to the natural world. Each year, more than 20,000 visitors come to experience the natural features and accessible trails and  facilities on this unique property.  Many more participate in events and rent facilities for their own...

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Click to read the funding announcement from the Ontario Trillium Foundation.

Heartland Forest Nature Experience is Accessible!

What our Visitors say

Heartland Forest Nature Experience has been a relaxing and educational place for us to take our family. The trails are beautiful and the events keep us coming back again and again.

Brenda & Pat

Heartland Forest Nature Experience is a benchmark for parks to model their concepts around. It's also a symbol of true citizenship that its founder has passionately put his heart into environmental consciousness, community engagement and inclusion.

Bernie Villamil

Events Calendar

December  2014
Events on December 7, 2014
  • Sunday, December 7th from 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

    Heartland Forest Nature Centre

    This multiple child artist charity art sale will benefit the Turtle Nesting Project at Heartland Forest. There will be refreshments and snacks. We hope you can come out to make a donation and bring home an inspired piece of art made by some of our young Niagara residents. Check out some of the art on facebook - Olivia and Chloe Trout have raised over $900 toward the Turtle Nesting Project at Heartland Forest and they are committed to raising $3000 by May of 2015. “We are delighted that Chloe and Olivia have selected Heartland Forest for their Turtle Nesting Project”, says Elisabeth Graham, Exectuive Director. “It fits perfectly with our commitment to environmental stewardship and will be a wonderful addition to our Forest Discovery programming.” To read more about the project CLICK HERE. Children's Charity Art Sale