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Whirlpool State Park

Address: Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Phone Number: (716) 284-4691
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Type: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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West Deptford
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Worth a side stop to see the views! Beautiful even during a snow storm. Easy hiking and/ or walking.

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Niagara Falls, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

This is yet another natural wonder about 2 miles down river from the waterfalls. The whirlpool can be viewed from high up on the cliff our you can take a long stairway deep into the gorge and walk along the river to whirlpool. It's all incredibly scenic and where else in the world can you see giant waterfalls and a... More 

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Florida
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138 reviews 138 reviews
22 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

This place is an amazing stop along our visits up in the Niagara Falls area. Definitely stop and see the sites here. Nature is a beautiful thing.

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South Hadley, Massachusetts
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

The day I was here it was lovely. The whirlpool was swirling and the river meandered. Very pretty. I would make this a stop as you explore the area around the Falls.

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Jurong, Singapore
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50 reviews 50 reviews
41 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The view is nicer on the American side, but you'll need your own transport to get there. You can see the river meander, the whirlpools as well as the Aero Car better. On the Canadian side, the WeGo Bus Green Line (C$7, hop-on-hop-off) brings you there. Where you get off, after you've seen the place and the Aero Car, you... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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235 reviews 235 reviews
228 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It's a huge lazy Whirlpool. Pretty amazing still but it must be much better from Canadian side as it's hard to actually see most of it from US side.

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Hyderabad
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86 reviews 86 reviews
50 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

After seeing Niagara if you go to "Whirlpool State Park" you would make yourself embarrassed. Its like comparing tap water with Rain Shower. May be it was our bad luck . The water won't swirling and there is nothing else to see, other than the Valley view which is all around .

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Hoffman Estates, Illinois
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3 attraction reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The whirlpool wasn't as active as we expected. The water wasn't swirling as much as you would think. You could see a few spots where it was churning. We didn't go on the jet boat tour of that area, I'm not sure its open to the public yet.. It was part of our tour, we wouldn't have went to see... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

When they give strength of trails, I insist on doing the hardest! Difficult was no joke on this one! Because of the falling and fallen leaves and rain, the trail was crazy! But such great views!

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Marietta, Georgia
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119 reviews 119 reviews
25 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

In the fall, the trees are spectacular! The path way to the sidewalk along the area is not improved but that is where the handicapped spots were. You get some really good views of the Niagara River and the Whirlpool as well as rapids coming into the Whirlpool.

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