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Niagara Gorge Trail

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Address: Whirlpool Street, Niagara Falls, NY

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Great workout

Great experience for those that have never been down into the gorge. Can be a little dangerous for young kids. It is a workout though...you definitely don't want to have to carry... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Grand Island, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Great experience for those that have never been down into the gorge. Can be a little dangerous for young kids. It is a workout though...you definitely don't want to have to carry and children.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

If you enjoy hiking this is the place to check out. Been here in the middle of summer. We always pack a lunch and have a picnic a long the way. Enjoy all the beauties this trail has to offer. We go off track n explore ourselves. If you stay on path it's a good work out but not to... More 

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Niagara Falls, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

If you came to see the Falls you must enjoy all the other scenic places nearby particularly along the Gorge. This trail is very near to falls and very few people are on it. That is surprising as it an easy trail and it has amazing and changing scenery. It ends near the Whirlpool deep in the gorge with thundering... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

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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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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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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