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Whirlpool State Park

Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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Off Robert Moses State Parkway, Niagara Falls, NY 14303
+1 716-284-4691
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This park was one of the more memorable stops! Ample parking, free parking and close parking. No charge to see and yet jaw dropping views and nice walk. It is short walk to see the views and well worth the time. Very happy to have...More

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had no idea that the whirlpool goes in the opposite direction in the evening. We had an awesome tour guide Ricki from Gray Line that gave us the history.

Thank Donna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited this park during the off season. The facilities weren't open. We still walked the rim trail. It was a beautiful day and the scenery was "gorge"ous! Nice flat trail overlooking the whirlpool.

1  Thank Debbie01501
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you're in the area, take the Scenic Niagara Parkway to Whirlpool State Park. The Whirlpool view is unparalleled, and the perspective from the other side of Rainbow Bridge is quite spectacular. Beware - restrooms are only open for the season. The park is free.

Thank JNetteDC
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Whirlpool State Park is a beautiful park, great for picnics, relaxing, hiking, picture taking. You can see some great views of the Niagara Gorge and it has plenty of spece to have gatherings, picnics etc.

Thank Carl B
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Beautiful here and some good picture points, worth a visit if you can get here so do try if you can get a lift.

Thank Neetsnewts
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Whirlpool State Park is just 5 min. away from the city. It is a wonderful park to go to just to get away from home for a few minutes or the whole day. Just bringing your lunch or having a picnic for the day is...More

Thank janetwilliams0491
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Great place to view the Niagara River Rapids and the Whirlpool. It also serves as a trail head for a walk along the top of the Gorge and down into the Gorge. Great place for a picnic and relaxing too.

1  Thank TravelPig927
Reviewed 7 March 2017

Travelling to Whirlpool State Park is breathtaking and the views are awesome! However, do not go during the late fall to early spring time period. You cannot utilize the restrooms or water during these times. While understandable during the cold winter months, a view such...More

Thank Christopher H
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The Whirlpool was fascinating. It's like an optical illusion you could look at for hours. If you are visiting you should see it, it's something you will remember and it's a great photo opportunity. As for the State Park, it's really clean and well kept...More

Thank poetmorose
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Jagath P
Is it wheelchair accessible?
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