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Niagara Gorge Trail

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Address: Whirlpool Street, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Falls, NY
Phone Number: 7162781070
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Our family likes taking walks outside so this was a perfect "side" thing to do at Niagara. We choose one of the easier trails since we have 2 kids. There are trials that are... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Jenison, Michigan
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Jenison, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our family likes taking walks outside so this was a perfect "side" thing to do at Niagara. We choose one of the easier trails since we have 2 kids. There are trials that are moderate or difficult for the more experienced hiker. Scenery is nice to look at. Make sure you bring water if it's suposed to be hot/humid.

Thank spalmbos
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Definitely worth adding to your itinerary. The power of the water going through the gorge is humbling. We could've stayed longer. At first glance at the map they give you, you might think you can walk there - DON'T. It's a 10-15 minute bus ride. NO WAY should you try to walk to it. The actual walk along the gorge... More 

Thank Indymomto3
Southampton, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

the tour bus and the guide took us there and told us all about it. sam was wonderful (the sam that has been with the tour service for a long time).

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Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have had enough of battling the crowds around The Falls and Clifton Hill, check out the peaceful hiking trails of Niagara Glen. You can park and hike for free. Free is a novel concept in Niagara! Near the Niagara Glen Nature Center is a metal staircase you can walk down to lower levels of the gorge to access... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we loved everything, great exercise, beautiful surroundings, we took so many pictures, I was hard to say bye. We will be back soon

Thank armybrat2016
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

Hey nice fairly easy Trail along the River Gorge. Lots of great scenery. Rocky but it is fairly easy. Good walking. Lots to see.

Thank Bernardo F
Stillwater, Oklahoma
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

I highly recommend this over some of the crowded activities at the falls. There are 6 trails you can take. I hiked about 6 miles down the gorge to Devils bend stairs past the whirlpools to the bottom of the gorge. Amazing peaceful views. Nature at its best.

1 Thank ahannah1989
San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

This is a great way to get away from the crowds around the falls. The trail takes you north along the American side the Niagra Gorge, through some nicely undeveloped areas and past several of the whirlpools. This trail runs parallel to the closed lanes of the Robert Moses Parkway, which are now used as a large path between Niagra... More 

1 Thank Kenneth G
Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Nice walk along the river, nice shade trees. The parks were being renovated while we were there, so we didn't get to enjoy getting too close to the river.

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Lynn Haven, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

We waited until our last night to walk the trail, and it didn't cost us anything. Get away from the commercial part of Niagara Falls and enjoy some nature. Wear good walking shoes and be prepared to climb steps in some places.

2 Thank Bullseye1200

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