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Niagara Gorge Trail

Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Trails, State Parks
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Rochester, New York
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29 reviews 29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014 NEW

The trail shares great views and scenery, I've been on this trail both in the summer (today) and in the Fall. It is much more BEAUTIFUL in the Fall. Come dressed and prepared for the hike.

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North Olmsted, Ohio
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

i was disappointed since the elevator was not open and the whole place seemed under construction. some of the hands on activities were also not working.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

We started by getting a map at the Discovery Center. Actually right outside there is a small building outside of the Discovery Center that you can go and get a map and more detailed info about trails , etc. We drove just down the road to whirlpool state park to begin our hike. Pay attention to the descriptions of the... More

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Port of Spain, Trinidad
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 NEW

Gorge Trail System offers challenging sections of steep stairs to climb and rocks to scramble over. Not for the Physically challenge

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Whitehouse, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

We set aside one day of our week of vacation in the Niagara area to take this trail. We got there early and started at Whirlpool State Park. We went down the stairs there and went left at the bottom to see the whirlpool. The trail was fairly easy until we got closer to the whirlpool. There are 2 options... More

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Vienna, Virginia, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We hiked several trails in the Niagara Gorge with our group of teenagers and adults. This is a must-do add on to a trip to Niagara; there are trails of different lengths and difficulties, most of them are out and back so you can pick how long you hike. The gorge is beautiful and a great chance to get away... More

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Chanute, Kansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Lots of enjoyable walking trails with points of interest to read. Wild flowers along paths. Well taken care of

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Pittston, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great area to visit, very peaceful and breathtaking! Trails seemed to be maintained and safe. The whirlpool tubs are stunning.

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Tucson, Arizona
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

we went to Whirlpool park and walked the gorge, saw the tram in Canada. Great Picture spot. Light hiking. Had a great time here for all ages.

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Houston, Texas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This was a great early morning walk/hike! It was fairly easy, but the trail still gave you the rewarding feeling of having exercised early in the morning. It was a great length for a family and offered great viewing areas. I would recommend doing this first thing in the morning to utilize the great temperature and the nearly empty trails,... More

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