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Dufferin Islands Park

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Address: 7400 Portage Road, Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 6T2, Canada
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Park Oasis Beautiful Island setting

this is located across from the upper falls. You can walk through the many nature trails, or drive slowly around the area. Lots of water, several ducks/geese can be fed, different... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is located across from the upper falls. You can walk through the many nature trails, or drive slowly around the area. Lots of water, several ducks/geese can be fed, different small wildlife seen when taking the trails. Best of all it is FREE. Come winter, everything is decorated with Xmas images & all lit up. Sponsored by winter festival... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice place for picnics, quiet place for a walk. Spectacular in winter with Festival of Lights! Always busy, but well worth the wait?

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I haven't been there in 40 years, as I live in the west. But I grew up in Buffalo, and one of my fondest memories is swimming at Dufferin Islands. We'd sit under the tiny falls and let them pound our backs. It was dreamy.

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Tavistock, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2017

Even in the daylight, two months after Christmas, we were able to partially appreciate the Winter Festival of Lights, having seen the lights in previous years but noticing new displays and so many trees so densely covered with lights. Apparently thanks to the development of affordable and efficient LED lights, the volunteers have been able to expand upon the spectacle.... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

Dufferin Islands is a very pleasant place to walk, quiet and lovely trails nice shady parking and can also cross the street to view the Niagara river

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Union, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

We really loved driving through and seeing the festival lights. You can give a donation to help the park with sustaining the lights after you are done driving through. They do an excellent job and it is extremely impressive. You can see all the hard work that was put into setting it all up. Definitely worth your time!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

Being a local resident I visit this location often. Very nice location to bring your coffee ,( refuse containers are available,) and relax from daily streses. There are several paths and little bridges connecting islands and water falls . Water foul usually there also .But please don't feed them bread as its not good for them Seeds are best Wonderful... More 

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2017

If you're in Niagara in the winter you absolutely have to do this drive around the pond to see the totally spectactular light show. It's filled with lit up trees and fanciful creatures that will delight the whole family. Don't miss it!

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Muskoka District, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017

We have been by this park many, many times and never driven in. This January we were touring the lights show and decided to drive in. WOW have we ever been missing something neat. Most people do not go beyond the Falls. This place is less than a km past the falls and certainly the winter lights show is NOT... More 

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Grimsby, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

At Christmas time Niagara Falls puts up a great display of lighted animals, etc. Everyone drives around this tiny island looking at the displays. Lots of fun.

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