Glenridge Quarry Naturalization Site

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

Site history and background


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

Amenities / Features

  • Parking zone (parking will be enforced)
  • Public trails and paths
  • Pavilion zone
  • Children science 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 distribute 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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