Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site

Construction activity will be taking place at the Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site in Thorold starting on Nov. 19 and continuing until the end of January. The Site will remain open, but will cause a temporary disruption to various areas of the site while work is being completed.

The Naturalization Site is a large public open space in St. Catharines with attractions for families, school children, environmentalists, walkers, joggers, hikers and bird watchers.

The Naturalization Site's trail system was designed to accommodate all residents, including those with mobility difficulties.

Site history and background

Hours May - October 6 a.m. - 9 p.m.
November - April 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Amenities / Features

  • Parking Zone (parking will be enforced)
  • Public Trails and Paths
  • Pavilion Zone
  • Children Sceience and Nature Zone
  • Picnic Zone
  • Viewing Zone
  • Pond Boardwalk

Interpretive Panels

Panels are located throughout the site, providing in-depth information about the various site features including:

  • Site history
  • Niagara Escarpment history
  • Scientific facts and figures

Guidelines for Visitors

Residents are asked to follow these rules when visiting the Naturalization Site:

  • Do not feed or distrube disturb any animal or wildlife
  • Do not damage or move any building, equipment or structure
  • Do not bring or consume and any alcoholic beverage
  • Do not light any fire, including barbecue
  • Do not engage in any sport or game
  • No fishing
  • No littering
  • No smoking
  • Pets should be kept on a leash that is no longer than two metres
  • Clean up after pets

More guidelines for visitors


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