Nature Trails near Thorold, Ontario

Welcome to the rhythm of Thorold.

Welcome to the small city that lives to the beat of its own rhythm – a little bluesy and a lot friendly.

With a population of 18,000, heritage-rich Thorold located on the brow of the Niagara Escarpment, sits 350 feet above sea level. Situated in the centre of the Niagara peninsula, it is only 120 kilometers (75 miles) from Toronto and 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Niagara Falls and the U.S. border. Known as the city “Where Ships Climb the Mountain”, it is steeped in the history of the Welland Canal.

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