Niagara Falls State Park, the oldest state park in the nation, is celebrating its 125th anniversary! Join in the celebration and come experience the history and power of Niagara Falls. Find out for yourself why millions of visitors are drawn to this magnificent natural wonder every year. Today's experience is by far the most memorable ever largely because of the enhanced access to the history, geology and beauty of this special place. Visitors can witness the intensity of the falls from mere inches away at the Cave of the Winds tour, cruise the powerful churning waters at the base of the falls on a Maid of the Mist boat ride, learn more about the region's natural history at the Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, meet the legends and marvel at the myths at the Niagara Adventure Theater, enjoy jaw-dropping views from the Observation Tower, and check out the antics of the sea lions and penguins at the Niagara Aquarium. Take a break and enjoy a ride on the Niagara Scenic Trolley or grab a bite at the Top of the Falls restaurant on Goat Island with its commanding views of the Horseshoe Falls. Plan on staying the day to experience the rich history and heart-pounding fun of Niagara Falls Be sure to check www.niagarafallsstatepark.com throughout the season for events and programs being planned to commemorate this special milestone.

Beautiful too many people

walking
9 days ago

Heavily trafficked - no brainer. Lots of views of the island, falls, and tourists. Recommend doing the cave of winds tour. Totally worth the money to get soaked by one of the wonders of the world.

Good views of Falls and rapids

walking
2 months ago

Great trail and beautiful views!

hiking
3 months ago

Nice cool overcast Spring day to hike this easy, well maintained, and wonderfully simple trail. At the time of my visit the trees and grass were just greening. Lots of ducks, geese, gulls, red-winged black birds, sparrows and even a couple of loons. A few families were bbq-ing & picnicking. Was a lovely afternoon spent. I see fishing is allowed but it is a catch/release. Could see the shadows of large fish swimming lazily in the ponds. The only thing I wasn't too fond of was the mess of bird droppings. But that's to be expected with so much water fowl around, I suppose.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016