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Whirlpool State Park

Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour dropped us off here for about 45 minutes. A lovely park with great views of the river downstream from the falls where a whirlpool forms ...

Thank chgosfs2015
Reviewed 1 week ago

two friends and I spent close to an hour here walking the rim trail and admiring the gorgeous views of the gorge and whirlpools. This park is well maintained and offers picnic tables and restrooms. It is like an oasis, a very refreshing spot not...More

Thank JuneNY
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A pretty park with many nice plants and flowers. However, visit only if you like gardens. However, if you have limited time, this can be missed.

Thank Botannia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place to visit. Specially if you love nature! The whirpool is simply amazing! Force of nature at its best. You won't get tired of looking at it! The water is such a spectacle.

Thank Camille V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked along path and took in the Whirlpool Falls. It was awesome site to visit and there was a tram that came from the Canada to U.S. over the the Whirlpools, but did not stop on the U.S. side.

Thank Joan O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Finding destinations that fit my families appetite are not easy. I enjoy nature, my daughter looks more for fun and adventure. Niagara offers both. After a day of hitting all the 'main' attractions. We opted to head out to the Whirlpool State Park early in...More

Thank Raeftch
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must see. We took the 10 minute gondola ride over the Whirlpool and it was so cool. The gondola cable car ride is 5 min one way and then 5 min back., You actually stand the entire time. Great information given by the ride...More

Thank Kathryn M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The stairs down into the gorge are a 10 minute walk past the playground (which is new). Over 300 steps take you down along the water to the whirlpool. Nice trail if you have the time. Picnic tables under a pavilion in case of rain....More

Thank WeLoveDisneyland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

park was clean. the walk was easy. the view of the whirlpool was amazing. once you see it you can walk a little further and see it from another angle . awesome for pictures

Thank Christina R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park offers plenty of great vistas overlooking the whirlpool and rapids. If you are Fit, take the stairs and walk down to the gorge. Amazing trails and the rapids are right beside you. Where comfortable shoes. Restrooms and refreshments available.

Thank ArrowVoyager
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26 May 2017|
Response from Christopher H | Reviewed this property |
They are all connected as a trail. If you start at Whirlpool State Park, you can go either way...toward the falls or Devil's Hole. If you want to walk down Devil's Hole leave a minimum of three hours for experienced hikers... More
Jagath P
9 September 2016|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
The gorge hike is not wheelchair accessable, but there are plenty of paths and park area at the top of the gorge with beautiful scenery that are very much so accseesable along with public restrooms that are accessable. The... More