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Where is the observation platform at Niagara Falls?

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Where is the observation platform at Niagara Falls?

www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41604499

I was reading this article and as you can see in the picture there's an observation deck? Is this on the Canada side? I can't find info online, is it free? Does it have a name?

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1. Re: Where is the observation platform at Niagara Falls?

It's on the US side.

The railing the child in the story fell from is on the Canada side. He did not fall from the tower pictured.

Edited: 12:00 pm, October 20, 2017
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2. Re: Where is the observation platform at Niagara Falls?

It is located in the US State Park as phpr states above. I did find a Trip Advisor report from 2014 that quotes a $1 admission fee. If you drop down from Google Maps you do get this image, https://goo.gl/maps/QzZupFiYGRu showing that it is associated with the Maid of the Mist. It does give the US side a view of the Horseshoe Falls that is much better viewed from the Canadian side. I'm wondering if the elevators in the tower are how you get down to board the Maid of the Mist?

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3. Re: Where is the observation platform at Niagara Falls?

Yes the elevators are how you do the US version of the Maid of the Mist.

There is also a boat tour on the Canadian side, it is run by Hornblower now.

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4. Re: Where is the observation platform at Niagara Falls?

It's on the US side, in Niagara Falls State Park. From this tower, the Maid of the Mist can be accessed.

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