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Sir Adam Beck Power Station Number 2

14000 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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1 week ago
“Stop if you are passing”
29 Apr 2017
“Interesting to stop along the way up the parkway for the views”
14000 Niagara River Parkway, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the home of hydro-electric power and worth stopping to look if you are passing. It's rather industrial but at the time of construction was the largest hydro-electric generating station in the world.

Thank mikesierra
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Even if you can't tour the facility, it's kind of amazing to stop at the overlook and see the power plant and all the power lines.

Thank RYC88
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Learn how hydro electric power comes to us at an historic and awesome facility.Be sure the facility is open for tourist visits when you come.

Thank John G
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

It is a huge place with 16 generating units of 85 MW/unit average. The plant was put in service in 1954.one of the largest capacity hydro plant .

Thank Hassib E
Reviewed 21 February 2017

There is a small parking lot on the river side or you can park at the floral clock and walk to the pathway. There are great views of both the Canadian and American power plants. However, there are no tours of the actual power plant.

Thank Dave D
Reviewed 3 September 2015

This attraction is closed to the public, but it interesting to see from a Historical perspective and current perspective regarding Hydro Electricity in Ontario.

Thank WolfClan42
Reviewed 2 July 2015

I've had the pleasure of touring the power station twice - it's a very impressive facility. If you have a fascination with power generation, the tour provides excellent information as well as a good overview of the history of the plant. Unfortunately, they may no...More

Thank NEhle
Reviewed 21 May 2014

I emailed the Niagara Pars system for pricing and time information as I couldnt find anything online, We were hoping to go on the tour of Adam Beck Power station over the may long weekend 2014. I received a reply that these tours are discontinued...More

10  Thank trcy8116
Reviewed 24 January 2014

The first photo listed showing the Niagara River and pen stocks "chutes" in not Sir Adam Beck Power station on the Canadian side but Robert Moses Generating Station on the US side of the Niagara River.

2  Thank mxd6
Reviewed 15 October 2013

The tour is well done, I enjoyed more to see it from outside , the size and the magnitude is incredible. To see this in front of the American one more impressed. And to know how far are the falls and they are using their...More

3  Thank Mariana G
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Response from Dave D | Reviewed this property |
The building is not open for tours, but you could park at either the small roadside parking lot at the south end of the plant or the floral clock and view the penstocks on the edge of the gorge.