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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The $42 million project marks the largest expansion of green space since the Niagara Reservation was designed in 1885 and will link the Niagara River Gorge and Falls into a single destination to allow easier access to the waters edge.
However, it took nearly two decades before their efforts resulted in legislation that in 1885 created the Niagara Reservation, New York's first state park, now known as Niagara Falls State Park.
An announcement was made stating that the "Negro Baptists" of the city were going to have service at Crick's Hall followed by the baptizing of 50 persons in "Loop Drive Lake" on the Niagara Reservation.
Last year about 1,000 couples took the plunge at Shiah's chapel, which looks like a tastefully decorated conference room, and at his alternative site, above the falls in the Niagara Reservation State Park.
Today, the company manages comprehensive visitor services at locations such as Niagara Reservation State Park in Niagara Falls, N.
Major organization : NYS OFFICE OF PARKS RECREATION & HISTORIC PRESERVATION, NIAGARA RESERVATION STATE PARK, DEVEAUX WOODS STATE PARK
Besides the short-term residency of Thoreau, Staten Island was the longtime home of Frederick Law Olmsted, renowned as the "father of landscape architecture" and the designer of 150 parks across the country including Central Park, Brooklyn's Prospect Park, and Niagara Reservation which contains Niagara Falls, the first state park in the nation.
Niagara Reservation State Park, long recognized as one of this nation's most precious parklands, surrounds the mighty falls.
From mid-November to New Year's Eve Niagara Falls in Niagara Reservation State Park comes alive with thousands of sparkling lights.
Wednesday, August 2, 1995, began as any other midsummer day in America's oldest state park, the Niagara Reservation.
Search for treasure at the end of the rainbow at Niagara Reservation State Park*.
State park facilities as diverse as Schoellkopf Geological Museum at Niagara Reservation, the Nailside Museum and Zoo at Bear Mountain State Park, Clay Pit Pond Preserve in New York City, the Minna Anthony Connnon Nature Center in Wellesley Island, and the Planting Fields Arboretum on Long Island are among those boasting excellent environmental education programs.

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