Niagara Falls State Park


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Niagara Falls State Park


Location:Access via the Robert Moses Parkway into Niagara Falls.
Facilities:Picnic area, food concession (é), nature trail, visitor center/museum, gift shop, observation tower.
Activities:Fishing, hiking, bicycling, recreation programs (é).
Special Features:Spectacular Niagara Falls is the centerpiece of this park, the oldest state park in the United States and one of the wonders of the world. Park's other attractions include Great Lakes Garden, Cave of the Winds, Maid of the Mist boat tours, panoramic view from the observation tower, Niagara Scenic Trolley tours, and Niagara Gorge Discovery Center, which chronicles the creation of the falls.
Address:PO Box 1132
Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Phone:716-278-1796
Web: www.nysparks.com/parks/info.asp?parkId=113
Size: 435 acres.

See other parks in New York.
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Niagara Falls State Park is one of the few state parks in the country which remains open 365 days a year, allowing tourists from all over the world to come enjoy the frozen wonderland -- even amid the subzero temperatures.
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Created in 1885, Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in the United States.
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