Whirlpool State Park
Whirlpool State Park
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Kkoleary
Scottsdale, AZ784 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2021 • Couples
Make you know what you are looking at. We had a guide that could point out the cause of whirlpool and explained why changes direction. If you have time worth seeing but not missing a whole lot if you skip it.
Written 18 June 2021
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Bill B
Pueblo, CO1,375 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
We have visited Niagara Falls and Whirlpool State Park several times over the years and it seems to change slightly by season. The amount of water flowing over the falls made this trip different from the others. Access to Whirlpool State Park was easy...and parking was available and free. The views of the river are incredible. We wanted to take the gondola ride from the park to the Canadian side...and back but it was closed. Great place to spend an hour just outside the city.
Written 1 October 2020
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Brendita
North Bergen8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2021
This was something we weren’t planning on visiting... actually, we didn’t even know it existed! Our tour guide, Party Marty of Over the Falls Tours, took us there and told us some amazing facts about it. Don’t miss this marvel of nature.
Written 20 May 2021
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theoljohnnyboy
New Florence, PA1,513 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
Outstanding views of the whirlpool and class 6 rapids. The park allows for enjoyment in the green spaces and on the trails. Seems like a lot of buses with tourists come through, and the visitor center is closed for renovation. The parking lot is pretty large and allows for quite a few vehicles. No entry fee is charged.
Written 9 September 2023
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Hank956
Brownsville, TX1,025 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2020 • Solo
Told about this hidden gem by Yvonne from Nelson’s down the road, thank you.

The scenic road was closed for construction and the blizzard powdered the area, nice.

Great views of the gorge and the bridge.

There was fresh snow so it was picturesque.

Give a try.
Written 29 February 2020
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Jennifer P
Youngstown, NY84 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2020 • Family
This was my first visit to the park. There are quite a few stairs to get down to the gorge. The views are picturesque and you can really appreciate the beautiful scenery. I would plan for at least a 1 1/2-2 hr. visit and hike on a cooler day. I highly recommend Whirlpool State Park and plan on visiting again.
Written 13 June 2020
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Creeping_Death_LA
Los Angeles, CA4,432 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2020
It's free to park and go inside so how can you beat that. We hiked down those hundreds of stone steps to the river bank and it was beautiful. The area is very selfie friendly and it's a pleasure to see the changing colors of the leaves. The hike back up those hundreds of stone steps was not difficult at all.
Written 4 November 2020
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DenGourmand
Wallingford, CT251 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020 • Couples
We took in the park as part of our Over the Falls tour. The views of the rapids and the whirlpool are outstanding, but they don't measure up to what you see and experience at Cave of the Winds or on the Maid of the Mist, both of which are 5 star in my opinion. That being said, this park is well worth some of your sightseeing time.
Written 7 August 2020
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BatchFam
Yukon, OK1,139 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
Great stop on the way back from Ft Niagara. It’s right off the road. Walk behind the building and wow! The views are incredible! You can see the cable car, speed boats and whirl pools!
Written 2 June 2024
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Sachin K
New York City, NY6,507 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2019 • Family
Whirlpool Sate Park has nice walking trails which give diverse and spectacular views of the river. Certainly would very highly recommend visiting the same when visiting Niagara Falls.
Written 2 November 2019
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