From the Niagara River to Lake Ontario and the historic Erie Canal, Niagara Falls USA is surrounded by water, making this destination an ideal location for boating, canoeing, kayaking, personal watercraft and motorboats.
Between the many scenic waterways in Niagara Falls USA and the stunning natural landscape, the best views of the region can be seen on the water.
Enjoy a peaceful paddle by canoe or kayak. Travel through Wilson or Olcott along 12 Mile and 18 Mile creeks, Tonawanda Creek in North Tonawanda, Widewaters in Lockport or Cayuga Creek or Gill Creek in Niagara Falls. For a more challenging adventure, paddle the Erie Canal and connect to the Genesee River to Rochester or Ellicott Creek to Tonawanda. While on the canal, you can even go through a lock – a unique experience that can be successfully completed with a few simple preparations and the right equipment. Plus, kayaks and canoes go through the locks for free.
During the summer months, take advantage of a local river tour and discover the rich history and picturesque views in Niagara Falls USA. Bring your own equipment, or add a rental to your ticket order.