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Niagara Gorge Trail

Whirlpool Street, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Falls, NY
+1 716-278-1070
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“devil's hole” (10 reviews)
“uneven ground” (3 reviews)
Whirlpool Street, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Falls, NY
+1 716-278-1070
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

You wouldn't believe how beautiful it is up there especially in the fall . Definately one of if not the best hiking trip I've taken . And by the way I was totally wiped out after hiking there , great exercise.

Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Seems like this attraction might be missed by others. Unbelievable breathtaking views .you actually take a elevator down to the gorge area. The trail was a little demanding as we are not used to hiking. It was amazing all of the items that you see...More

Thank lorik48713
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We used an Uber driver for our adventure this day. He was a native of Niagara Falls so he took us to some places we would not have gone to without a recommendation. We were not disappointed. The view is gorgeous. Not to be missed.

Thank 1358rebecca
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Where comfortable shoes and check your fitness level as this trail can be demanding. Amazing way to see the gorge and rapids.

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Moderate level of intensity. Very scenic and interesting. We found about 5 or 6 OLD rusted out cars in the woods, and it looks like a road collapsed back there decades ago. I do wish I had found some sort of plaque that described what...More

3  Thank David C
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Yes there is boulder hopping so wear good shoes supporting your ankles. Aside from that it is not as difficult as the park rangers try to make it appear.

Thank mechupuh79vratsa
Reviewed 10 August 2017

Be patient lots of people worth wait really not for babies too hot & crowded easy ride on & off once in elevator

Thank S632PQdonm
Reviewed 6 August 2017

wish trails were more defined on a map to see where exactly points you hit/ otherwise great grounds kept clean/.

Thank 93ms2017
Reviewed 1 August 2017

This was an excellent hike. I did both #2 and #5 hikes. #5 which is the whirlpool trail is the most challenging and of course the most rewarding. The stairs by devils hole was closed off for construction so couldn't do that bit. You will...More

Thank Free S
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I live here and I love it. Beautiful, peaceful and fun! Can be slippery after a rainy day. I used to walk it every week.

Thank Annette F
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Victor W
23 August 2017|
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Response from David C | Reviewed this property |
The main parking lot for the park is $10 flat rate. It was full both days we went there and had to pay $20 flat rate at the nearby lot.
4 July 2017|
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Response from Linnilon | Reviewed this property |
Completely agree with the other reviewer. There are a Lot of metal steps leading down into the gorge but other than than you'll have choices of how hard to make the trail. Do take water etc though. There's nothing anywhere... More
Holger H
12 January 2017|
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Response from Familygirl21 | Reviewed this property |
For the Niagara Gorge walk, American side, Start at Whirlpool State Park.