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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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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
60 helpful votes 60 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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223 reviews 223 reviews
215 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 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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118 reviews 118 reviews
25 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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169 reviews 169 reviews
68 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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43 reviews 43 reviews
13 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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