PLAN YOUR VISIT
TO RUTHVEN PARK

Ruthven Park nestled along the banks of the Grand River provides habitat for twenty-four species currently considered at risk and have been recorded on the property.

Please Note:

As Haldimand County has entered Stage 3, Ruthven Park has decided to remain closed at this time. Staff is working hard to make improvements to our site during these uncertain times to make your next visit to Ruthven Park even better.

Visit the Gate House office or call ahead so we can help you with admission details.

ADMISSION

Visit the Gate House office or call ahead so we can help you with admission details.
We have plenty of local events and activities year-round. Find out what's coming up!

LOCAL EVENTS

We have plenty of local events and activities year-round. Find out what’s coming up!
Learn the many reasons why Ruthven Park's unique offerings attract visitors from near and far.

TOURIST ATTRACTION

Learn the many reasons why Ruthven Park’s unique offerings attract visitors from near and far.

Plan Your Visit To Ruthven Park National Historic Site

Please Note:

As Haldimand County has entered Stage 3, Ruthven Park has decided to remain closed at this time. Staff is working hard to make improvements to our site during these uncertain times to make your next visit to Ruthven Park even better.

Ruthven Park National Historic Site is nestled along the banks of the Grand River provides habitat for twenty-four species currently considered at species at risk and have been recorded on the property. Not all of the species are permanent residents. Migratory birds may use the property for breeding in the summer and feeding or resting in the spring or fall. Other species such as reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects and mammals may spend all or part of their time on Ruthven Park National Historic Site property as they move through their life cycle.

The Ruthven Park National Historic Site 1860’s brick estate Gate House situated along Hwy. #54 welcomes visitors to the entry point of the grounds. Once on the property, make sure a stop at the Thompson family cemetery situated on the southern boundary of the picturesque landscape is included in your visit.  Hiking trails are situated throughout the property and provide the opportunity to walk through the Carolinian forest, view the river or enjoy the butterfly meadow.

Also, do not forget to take a tour of our Greek Revival Mansion while you visit our amazing park.

Please take a look at The Coach House for any of your upcoming special events, weddings, receptions or business meetings.