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Address: Whirlpool Street, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Falls, NY
Phone Number: +1 716-278-1070
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Peaceful, Beautiful Hike

My wife and I and another couple, all of us in our 50s and 60s, hiked the Niagara Gorge Trail in November. We were very pleased with the trail. It was a beautiful, peaceful... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I and another couple, all of us in our 50s and 60s, hiked the Niagara Gorge Trail in November. We were very pleased with the trail. It was a beautiful, peaceful setting. It wasn't a difficult hike, but it was a little challenging in spots, especially over the rocky downward trail covered in leaves. When we got... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

some of the hikes in the area can be difficult and slippery when wet..be careful and you can enjoy them all take your time and take breaks if needed cus some of these have lots and lots of stairs

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Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One mistake we see tourist make is not having the proper footwear or clothing on the trail. Although the area is well travelled, there are many slippery sections and uneven ground. Bring some water to drink and please take your garbage out with you to allow other to enjoy their time there.

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South Portland, Maine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

We did not plan this part of the trip but decided to take a ride before heading home and this was an experience I will surely never forget. Worth the short drive from the falls.

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Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Took the elevator down to the river, found the trail sign. It is a mile long hike. Very strenuous so make sure you have good shoes on. Beautiful views of the river and the countryside.

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

I absolutely love this trail. Just to warn those interested it is a 3 out of 5 trail as it does get steep and rocky. But it is a must as the scenery is breathtaking and once you get down to the rapids it is amazing to see how blue the water is. I recommend this trail to family and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

I've been going here since I was a small child. We have loved walking the Niagara gorge trail for many reasons; the beauty and history among them. Years ago this was a little known trail, but now I see a bunch of people climbing the stairs! Be warned that it can be dangerous, so I wouldn't bring little kids. But... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

We chose the easy trail which is the Great Gorge Scenic Trail, which is trail #4. It starts to the side of the Discovery Center building on Robert Moses Parkway. The only kind of walking I do is on level city concrete. I was a bit hesitant to even try this trail, but it really is an easy trail. There... More 

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Loudon, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

When you see such a marvelous beauty as this site, how can anyone doubt that their is a GOD! Seeing those Class VI rapids were breathtaking!! Then, the real highlight was the whirlpool caused by the merging of all the waters of the Niagara River to the neck of Lake Ontario. Our tour guide with Greyline Tours (Prady) did an... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

See it to believe what natural beauty can be. Its so beautiful and breath taking that you will remain silent for some time once you look to it first time....

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