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Niagara Gorge Trail

Address: Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: State Parks, Trails, Outdoors
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Honolulu, Hawaii
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84 reviews 84 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Nothing can beat being up close and personal! We saw the falls at night from the Canadian side then took the Maid of the Mist from New York. My phone video delivered some unbelievable memories that help me relive every moment. You can never duplicate the sensory experience that being there delivers. I encourage everyone to get there and see... More 

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North Tonawanda, New York
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191 attraction reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

I have been down in the Niagara Gorge many times in my life. We usually go down at Whirlpool State Park then come back up at Devil's Hole State Park then walk back to the car at the top of the gorge.There is much to see: closeups of the rapids, flora and fauna, rock formations, man made "left behinds". If... More 

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Brockport, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

First time stopping at the Gorge. Spectacular scenery and close to the hotel . Whole area is beautiful

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New Bedford, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you are going to take the tour, they give you a poncho. At the end of the tour there are recycling bins to put your used poncho in, however as you finish the tour you can walk over to the horseshoe falls and you WILL get wet. So hold on to that poncho !

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Chestertown, Maryland
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42 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

Walking the trail is one of the best ways to see the falls during day or night. The view of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls is more impressive because you can get much closer, but I enjoy the full length of the trail. During this trip, I walked with coworkers in the early evening and found the trail to be well... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

There is a paved path that will lead you around the park and along the American side of the Niagara. The best trails are down some stairs...there are a lot of them. When you reach the bottom the water of the river is the most amazing green. Enjoy!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Niagara Gorge Trail is an absolutely gorgeous place to visit and explore in the Autumn when all the trees are changing colors! The views of the gorge and Niagara River are breathtaking! Better wear your best footwear because the trail and steep stone steps in places is a bit rough and without proper footwear your safety may be compromised. For... More 

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Neshanic Station,NJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014 via mobile

Great walking experience on top of the gorge rim. Started at the discovery center. Follow unpaved paths, asphalt, mowed lawn, a bridge. The trail follows the contour of the gorge downstream and connects to parks and spur special trails. Great views on the gorge and river. Walk it, do not drive it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

This hike has the option of shorter out and back hikes. or longer circuitous routes. You can get right up to the water and will avoid any crowds here. The nicest routes have a 200 step descent to the river's edge, but the hikes themselves are not dangerous

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

For who ever love nature Energy this attraction is a real must do!! You walk and walk all you see green and water until you get to the end of the trail and the water rolling over those rocks What a view!! And a great energy you feel coming out or the water!! The air you breath is different from... More 

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