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Whirlpool State Park

Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
(716) 284-4691
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Dublin, Ireland
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223 reviews 223 reviews
215 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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69 reviews 69 reviews
39 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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13 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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24 attraction reviews
69 helpful votes 69 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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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

We enjoyed the beautiful leisure stroll on a cool sunny Fall afternoon. The park were maintained very well with a majestic view of the Whirlpool! Don't miss it out!

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Central Pennsylvania
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165 reviews 165 reviews
67 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

A quick stop here provides you with a wonderful view of the whirlpool.The park offers a playground, picnic tables and pavilions, hiking and biking, a nature trail, fishing, cross-country skiing. I believe that they could use some better landscaping and weeding here at this park.

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League City
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13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

We experienced this as part of the tour we went on 10/11/14. We didn't get to stay long but it is awesome to see the whirlpool. I wish we'd had time to ride the Aero Car across the river to experience the whirlpool closer.

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Brookville, Indiana
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7 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

After leaving Niagara Falls took scenic route going along Lake Ontario to Lake Placid and stooped along way at Whirlpool State Park didn't have the time to hike down to whirlpool, but really enjoyed the view and small park museum located in park.

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Yamba, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Travelling across the river with the whirlpool directly beneath you is amazing. Standing in a cablecar with only the whirlpool below you and great views up both arms of the river.

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