Welcome Wanderers

Looking for a new-to-you corner of Niagara? You’ve landed in just the right spot!

The Town of Lincoln’s all-new WanderLost Scavenger Hunt offers a fun and free new way to explore the picture-perfect pocket of Niagara tucked between the Escarpment and Lake Ontario. With WanderLost as your guide, you’ll discover our benchland businesses, heritage sites, and natural attractions that set this scenic section of Niagara in a leisurely league of its own.

Great food and drink, picture-perfect panoramas, friendly faces, and feel-good vibes of supporting local businesses aren’t your only rewards for exploring Lincoln! You can also earn points towards fun prizes and promotions on your travels from participating WanderLost business partners!

Discover just how out-of-this-world an out-of-the-way adventure can be:

  • Feast on the freshest farm-to-table fare
  • Sip on something spectacular at a winery, craft brewery, or distillery
  • Discover the more rural side of retail’s charm
  • Find a new view enjoying Lincoln’s many parks and trails

Download the FREE Social Scavenger app now and use code 2wl to unlock all the details. Be sure to share your adventures with us using the hashtag #wanderlostlinc

Let’s Play!

It’s simple! Follow the easy, step-by-step directions below to chart your path for your next great Lincoln adventure.

Complete challenges from the list – they range in type and points (photos, videos, trivia and more). Read instructions carefully. For the maximum amount of points – be extra creative! Complete 5 challenges or complete all 50 – just have a great time! The path to victory is through FUN!

Step 1 – Download the Social Scavenger App

Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play Store to download the Social Scavenger App.

Step 2 – Sign Up to Wander

Enter your email address and create a profile password.

Step 3 – Enter your Wanderer Access Code

Enter code 2wl (case sensitive) to begin unlocking Lincoln. You will need to accept all permissions to unlock all the WanderLost Scavenger hunt challenges.

Step 4 – Complete your Wanderer Profile

Choose a FUN profile name, complete the Wanderer profile form and begin exploring, experiencing, and earning rewards in Lincoln.

Step 5 – Choose Your Adventure

Whether you’re a gastronomic guru, libation lover, eco-adventurer or shopaholic; there is a memorable experience awaiting your discovery at one of our participating locations.

Step 6 – Earn Wanderer Rewards

As you wander through Lincoln, you will be faced with a series of FUN and rewarding challenges. Complete these challenges and you could earn points towards prizes and incentives from our participating partners.

Lincoln Goes Virtual!

Experience Interactive Arcade Games and a Virtual Waterfall Trek

Imagine having the floor beneath you transform into a life-size virtual arcade game and you became the game piece. What if the interior of a historic barn, using only your movement, could be transformed to reveal the power and beauty of Lower Ball’s Falls? Using an interactive projector and high-tech motion sensors; moving images transform the world around you as your movements, sounds, and gestures become the controller for interactive gameplay.

Explore with us as the Town of Lincoln brings innovative and interactive projection mapping technology to life in the beautiful Jordan Village and historic Ball’s Falls Conservation Area.

What is Projection Mapping?

Projection mapping is the art of projecting video onto different surfaces to create the illusion of 3D. It is a new, and innovative technique used to turn objects of different sizes and shapes into environments for virtual gameplay, tours and so much more!

Signature Experience | Immersive Waterfall Trek

Here is your chance to go behind the scenes and experience Ball’s Falls Conservation Area like never before. Combining perennial favourites, like their waterfall trek and hiker-worthy trails; visitors will get a chance to explore the historic Display Barn, as the floor beneath them is transformed into an interactive hiking trail, while the historic barn doors come alive with the roaring waters of the Upper and Lower Falls.

Like every great visit to Ball’s Falls, surprises are lurking around every corner. Will you be able to find the WanderLost compasses we have hidden on your virtual hike? Will you be the next waterfall master of the Upper and Lower Falls?

Event Dates
  • Friday, August 13 – Sunday, August 15
  • Friday, August 20 – Sunday, August 22
  • Friday, August 27 – Sunday, August 29
  • Friday, September 3 –Monday, September 6
Hours of Operation
  • 9:00a – 8:00p daily

 

Visiting Ball’s Falls Conservation Area

About

Set within the breathtaking Twenty Valley, Ball’s Falls Conservation Area offers spectacular scenery and natural beauty. Your visit will begin at the Ball’s Falls Centre for Conservation. Designed and built to have a limited impact on natural resources, this award-winning LEED Gold certified facility features permanent and temporary galleries. Visitors will take pleasure in the interactive exhibits and displays focusing on nature, conservation, and culture in the context of the area’s history, the Niagara Escarpment, and the watershed.

As you continue your adventure, you will discover that Ball’s Falls has been lovingly maintained to its early-mid 19th-century industrial hamlet atmosphere featuring the original Ball family home, an operating flour mill, a lime kiln, a church, blacksmith shop, carriage shed, and more. Wind up your visit with a hike or stroll along the Cataract Trail aside the banks of Twenty Mile Creek with easy access to the Bruce Trail. For historical information regarding the Conservation Area, please download the Ball’s Falls Historical Booklet.

Planning Your Visit

Admission Fees 

*Support the operation and preservation of the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authorities’ beautiful conservation areas throughout the Town of Lincoln. Fees can be paid at the Centre for Conservation, located onsite. 

      • $8.00 / adult
      • $6.00 / student (6 yrs and up to college/university with valid ID)
      • $6.00 / senior (65 yrs +)
      • $24.00 / carload
  • Admission and parking, including accessible parking, are available at 3292 Sixth Avenue, Lincoln, ON, L0R 1S0.
  • Admissions, accessible washrooms and water bottle refill stations can be found in the Centre for Conservation.
COVID-19 Guidelines

Masks are required at all times indoors and visitors are encouraged to wear a mask outdoors when distancing is not possible.

 

– Thank You for Your Support –

The Town of Lincoln would like to thank the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority and their supportive team for co-hosting this impactful, tourism recovery initiative in Lincoln.

Signature Experience | Virtual Arcade

Imagine having the floor beneath you transform into a life-size virtual arcade game and you become the game piece. From lifesize 2D soccer to a barnyard corral frenzy; all these arcade experiences and more are awaiting you in the heart of Lincoln’s most iconic shopping and culinary destination; Jordan Village.

Event Dates
  • Friday, August 13 – Sunday, August 15
  • Friday, August 20 – Sunday, August 22
  • Friday, August 27 – Sunday, August 29
  • Friday, September 3 –Monday, September 6
Hours of Operation
  • 11:00a – 6:00p, Friday to Sunday
  • 11:00a-6:00p, Labour Day (Monday, September 6)

 

Visiting Jordan Village

About

There is no shortage of things to do in Jordan Village. From quaint boutiques and luxurious accommodations to the world-class wine and culinary experiences in between, exceptional experiences are aplenty and are all waiting for you to discover in the beautiful Jordan Village.

SHOP

Immerse yourself in Jordan Village’s quaint retail destination in the heart of Lincoln wine country. Enjoy an afternoon exploring the unique and intimate shops of Jordan Village. Take in the Village’s fine art galleries, one-of-a-kind fashion boutiques, specialty jewellers, and other stores as you stroll up and down the tree-lined streets. Cap off your day exploring the shops of Jordan Village with an incredible meal perfectly paired with an exquisite glass of local wine.

TASTE 

Jordan Village is an exceptional destination for food and wine lovers with incredible restaurants, a cafe, and one of the country’s most highly recognized wineries. Locally sourced ingredients inspired by Niagara’s bounty and a farm-to-table mentality are what drive the culinary and viticulture excellence in the Village. Whether you prefer an elegant wine country meal, relaxed pub fare, artisan baked goods or an incredible wine tasting experience, Jordan Village delivers on taste.

STAY

Relax and rest easy at one of Jordan Village’s peaceful accommodations in the heart of Ontario wine country. Choose between two charming retreats. For a more luxurious experience, settle into one of the bright suites at the historic Inn on the Twenty, and for a more contemporary experience, the Jordan House offers a spacious and casual setting for the most comfortable stay.

Parking

Visitors can park either in the Jordan Village’s onsite parking lot or along Jordan’s charming Main Street promenade.

COVID-19 Guidelines

Masks are required at all times indoors and visitors are encouraged to wear a mask outdoors when distancing is not possible.

 

 

– Thank You for Your Support –

The Town of Lincoln would like to thank the Jordan Village organization, the Village’s merchants and the supportive team at Inn on the Twenty for co-hosting this impactful, tourism recovery initiative in Lincoln.

Participating Businesses

13th Street Winery

Cave Springs Conservation Area

Grand Oak Culinary Market

Lincoln Museum & Cultural Centre

Ball's Falls Conservation Area

Creekside Estate Winery

Hernder Estate Wines

Malivoire Wine Company

Beacon Harbourisde Kitchen + Bar

Crush on Niagara Wine Tours

Henry of Pelham Family Estate Winery

Stoney Ridge Estate Winery

Bench & Balance Elite Spa

DiProfio Estate Wines

Honsberger Estate Winery

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

Sue-Ann Staff Estate Winery

Calamus Estate Winery

Downtown Bench Beamsville

Inn on the Twenty

Tintern Road & Jack Style Collective

Canalside Soda Co.

Fielding Estate Winery

Jordan Village

Thank You Supporting Partners