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Whirlpool State Park

Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Whirlpool State Park offers some great hikes, away from the touristy Niagara area. You also find some great bike paths here. The views are amazing.

Thank Fawkes66
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whirlpool is an excellent alternative to the hustle and bustle of the falls, lovely tranquil walks, spectacular views of the whirlpools, just serves as a reminder of the sheer power and beauty of nature

Thank Patricia D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking down into the gorge can be dizzying to those with a fear of hights, but there is a tranquility found in watching the surging Waters.

Thank Samantha C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had already trekked around the Falls and goat island, but our kids wanted to hike down to the whirlpool area of the Niagara river downstream of the Falls. The first 1/3 is more or less straight down stone steps (~200’ down), the rest of...More

Thank raybyerley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent walking area. Take the stairs, by Devil's Hole, down to the Niagara River, they're old (probably built during the Depression era) and may be challenging for some (especially on the way back up).

Thank John L
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Love this park and the scenery. My husband and I visited years ago and also brought our children. This time a bereaving friend and I went to celebrate our husbands' lives. Still a wonderful place with good vibes.

Thank shmcam
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This was very interesting to see the power of the river and how it flows into a giagantic whirl pool...easy hike....all flat walking...there is free parking. Great views of the river

Thank geminigirlNewYork
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Whirlpool State Park is a 110 acre park and is located just north of the town of Niagara, New York. The Park has some great views and overlooks the Niagara Whirlpool and the Lower Niagara Gorge. The Niagara Whirlpool is a natural whirlpool and is...More

Thank rockyjoe
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Drive along the gorge via parkway road from Rainbow International bridge along gorge view point parking area see the gorge which coneys waterway from Niagara Falls out to lake Ontario and St. Lawrence seaway to Atlantic ocean. BTW the Five great Lakes (Superior, Huron, Michigan,...More

Thank Carmen R
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Another great location above The Gorge below Niagara Falls with views of Rainbow Bridge, between USA and Canada, and distant glimpses of both of the Falls and the skyline.

Thank HCrowder
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26 May 2017|
Response from Christopher H | Reviewed this property |
They are all connected as a trail. If you start at Whirlpool State Park, you can go either way...toward the falls or Devil's Hole. If you want to walk down Devil's Hole leave a minimum of three hours for experienced hikers... More
Jagath P
9 September 2016|
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Response from Joseph S | Reviewed this property |
The gorge hike is not wheelchair accessable, but there are plenty of paths and park area at the top of the gorge with beautiful scenery that are very much so accseesable along with public restrooms that are accessable. The... More