From Whirlpool State Park you can walk, run or bike the multi-use recreational trail. For spectacular views of the Whirlpool and rapids, hike along the Niagara Gorge Rim Trail. Stairs descend to the Whirlpool Rapids Trail along the river's raging edge. The park also offers nature programs, shelters, picnicking and fishing. Open year-round, dawn to dusk. Restroom facilities are available seasonally.

  • ADA Compliant

GORGEous Sunsets

Watch rays of light cascade along the gorge as the sun sets behind the escarpment. Space is extremely limited, pre-registration is required via phone. Masks are required if over the age of…

Adventure Hike

Hike down into the Niagara Gorge, lunch on the whirlpool flats, and explore the remnants of a stopover station from the Great Gorge Route Trolley. Space is extremely limited, pre-registration…

  • Niagara Scenic Parkway, 2 miles north of the Falls
  • Niagara Falls, NY  14303
  • Phone: (716) 284-4691
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