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Whirlpool State Park

Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
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+1 716-284-4691
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Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Really great views, worth seeing as well as Niagara Falls itself. Looks really good in the morning with the sunrise.

1  Thank Tamzin W
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was a great place to stop and hike. There are several trails - check the difficulty level before you start because some of them are pretty difficult! But the scenery is beautiful, there are bathrooms, and no admission fee. Also worth a stop if...More

Thank youngtraveller0303
Reviewed 20 September 2016

We were with a tour, and I would have stayed and walked a little slower if we were on our own. It was really beautiful there.

Thank julrry
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The waters are really amazing to see. It is really a whirlpool and the water is extremely dangerous. There is a trolly that will take you over the whirlpool.

Thank Amanda K
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We visited here as part of a tour, the information that the guide shared with us was very interesting, thoroughly enjoyed this and recommend it to anyone visiting the area.

1  Thank MartyandAmy
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

The park itself is more sights than land given that one is at the top of the gorge looking down on the whirlpools but this is after all the whole point. Take the time to walk between here, the Falls themselves, Goat Island and Devils...More

Thank Vincent B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We walked to this park and rode the free shuttle back to the Falls. The walk was moderate and the views were fantastic...better than just standing at the top and looking down. Get down to the river level and really get an eye full!

Thank Another-MO-Traveler
Reviewed 16 September 2016

The whirlpool is an amazing thing. All the water from Niagara Falls comes down the river and hits the bank in the curve of the river, creating this whirlpool. You can watch the water and imagine the force involved. Really impressive to see.

Thank g3times
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We had read some stories about the whirlpool, so we were interested to see it in person. It was much larger than we though it would be, and at first it looks like a giant, gentle spin. The real danger was clearly where the rapids...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 13 September 2016

MUST do!! My daughters and I loved it up top and out on the observation deck!!!! Very beautiful VIEWS!!!!!!!!!!!! Best pics of the trip.

Thank Diana R
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Patmille
26 May 2017|
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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
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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
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