Niagara Falls USA and the surrounding region offers some of the best hiking trails. With various difficulty levels, hiking can be easy, affordable and fun for the entire family. A trek through the wilderness is a great way to experience Niagara Falls in winter.
If you're seeking a guided hike, or want to learn more about the great outdoors, partake in one (or all) of the Niagara Region Interpretive Programs Office activities offered this winter. All pre-scheduled programs are FREE and intended for individuals and families. Hike space is limited and pre-registration for these activities is required by phone, 716-282-5154.
|Jan. 1, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||10 – 11:30 a.m., A Gorgeous First Day Hike: Hike through an old growth woods and see what's new at this New York State Park.|
|Jan. 1, 2020||Niagara Falls State Park||2 – 4 p.m., First Day - Let's Go to Niagara Falls!: Enjoy an afternoon stroll and welcome the 1st day of the New Year at the Falls! Stories will be told along the way about America's oldest state park.|
|Jan. 1, 2020||Fort Niagara State Park||2 – 4:30 p.m., First Day at the Fort: Enjoy a tour of the Officer’s Club and view the stunning murals and museum displays, followed by a walk to view the War of 1812 Cemetery, the lighthouse, and Old Fort Niagara from the parking lot. (The Fort is closed New Year's Day.)|
|Jan. 4, 2020||Niagara Falls State Park||10 – 11:30 a.m., Cabin Fever Series - Ice Bridges of Niagara: Listen and see photos of yesteryear when people were allowed on the ice.|
|Jan. 25, 2020||Niagara Falls State Park||3 – 4 p.m., Fun Facts with Kelly - Falls Trivia Edition: Play a Jeopardy-style trivia game, followed by a walk in the park to enjoy the spectacular views. Weather permitting, the adventure will be on snowshoes.|
|Feb. 8, 2020||Niagara Falls State Park||10 – 11:30 a.m., Cabin Fever Series - The Great Gorge Route Trolley: Come take a look at the delightful journey passengers took from 1895-1935.|
|Feb. 11, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||6 – 7 p.m., Fun Facts with Kelly - Sensory Edition: Put your senses to the test and learn about unique items found in nature throughout all the seasons.|
|Feb. 14, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||6:30 – 8 p.m., Valentine's Day Candle Lantern Walk: Bring your friends, family, your significant other or just yourself out for a fun-filled night. Sip some hot chocolate while making your own lantern then go enjoy a walk through the old growth woods.|
|Feb. 18, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||6 – 7 p.m., Fun Facts with Kelly - Winter Trivia Edition: Hibernation to migration, and everything in between. Test your knowledge and compete to win, Family Feud style!|
|Feb. 29, 2020||Niagara Falls State Park||10 – 11:30 a.m., A Stroll at the Falls: With the chill in the air and ice on the falls, take in this natural wonder that amazes us all. Weather permitting, the adventure will be taken on snowshoes.|
|Mar. 7, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||10 a.m. – 12 p.m., A Stroll Through the Woods: Walk through the cool winter air in the old-growth woods of DeVeaux Woods. After, mingle and enjoy a slide show of picturesque parks changing through seasons, and sip on hot cocoa.|
|Mar. 10, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||6 – 7 p.m., Fun Facts with Kelly - Nature Trivia Edition: From trees and flowers, to mammals and reptiles. Test your knowledge and compete to win, Family Feud style!|
|Mar. 14, 2020||Niagara Falls State Park||10 – 11:30 a.m., Cabin Fever Series - Daredevils of Niagara: A fascinating look at stunters of the past, and the perils they faced to find fame at Niagara Falls!|
|Mar. 21, 2020||DeVeaux Woods State Park||11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., The Sweet Life: An indoor presentation on the sugaring process, start to finish. Following will be an outdoor, hands-on presentation. Watch the sap turn into syrup!|