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Niagara Gorge Trail

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Address: Whirlpool Street, Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, Niagara Falls, NY
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amazing place to visit for the day and take some snacks and water and hike the beauty of the falls

amazing place to hike wear good hiking shoes or bare foot works too i love coming here in the summer and just relaxing ropeswinging in the gorge and just chilling starting a fire... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Buffalo, New York
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Buffalo, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

amazing place to hike wear good hiking shoes or bare foot works too i love coming here in the summer and just relaxing ropeswinging in the gorge and just chilling starting a fire cooking some hotdogs and or even maybe have a couple drinks and a j

Thank dinoatherinis
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we were on a trip th toronto when we booked a full day at niagara falls exploring we booked to go exploring along th niagara gorge trall and we were not disapointed its a fantastic way to see the gorge and the falls from a diffrent level

1 Thank Nathaniel-Richards
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An Amazing trail as it is. This trail is made up of smaller trail sections that is parallel to Niagara river. It is truly a chance to explore geological history and wildlife in one location. It is not advisable to hike alone.

Thank Vasonda K
San Jose, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Once you've seen the cascading waters of Niagara, which are equally as beautiful from either side of the border, try this trail out. You'll get an amazing view, up close sounds and smells of the water and foliage, and no people noise. The throngs of visitors from all over the world apparently don't much like to hike, so this trail... More 

1 Thank Kari D
New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2016

I took my dog for a walk down the trail in mid/late October knowing that the leaves were just about done. It was the best walk that we have been on all summer! I take Monday's off during the summer and am always looking for someplace to take her to explore. I will be going back here ALOT next year.... More 

2 Thank BeeRee67
Phoenixville, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

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 

Thank TonesterPA
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2016

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

1 Thank Bikermom852
Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 14, 2016

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.

1 Thank WayneSchaefer
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.

Thank slawd76
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.

Thank NanaBell5

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