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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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Nature's beauty abounds!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
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jlrobins87
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW 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 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Kampala, Uganda
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was really impressed by the visit to this Great wonders of the world, this was one of my first visit to to Niagara falls, the route to this place was assisted by use of the GPs via the Buffalo town, we had an overnight there just to enjoy the night firework on the Canadian side, unfortunately i couldn't cross... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Get away from the crowds and experience the sights, sounds, flora and funa of the Niagara River. The trail takes in the Falls, and three State Parks (Niagara Falls, Whirlpool, and Devils Hole) and is an excellent way to experience the geology up close and personal without hordes of visitors. The trail itself is easy for all ages and abilities.... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started at the Discovery Center, rode the elevator down, and hiked the gorge. Wear comfortable shoes, use hiking sticks and be ready to use your hands to pull yourself up over some rocky areas. This is not recommended for any one who will end up carrying a small child or two out of the gorge because they cannot climb... More 

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Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great areas for hiking, biking, walking from Devil's hole all the way to the falls. Picnic areas, bathrooms, nature center and aquarium across from each near the falls. The entire area has been updated and renovated, with one side of the Robert Moses Parkway devoted exclusively to bike and foot traffic. Walk along the edge of the gorge on a... More 

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Alpena, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

serene and the geology of the place behind the gorge is spell binding. We could see the wheel jet tours having fun. Will be back for that ride

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Zeeland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did this walk as a part of our day trip to the falls. It's nice to see more than just the falls. We enjoyed the river and rapids. You need to be able to walk a ways.

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