Aerial view of the US falls
Niagara Falls skyline

Niagara Falls Attractions & Tours

Every year, millions of visitors come to see the spectacular beauty of Niagara Falls. It's always free to walk into Niagara Falls State Park to see the Falls, and it's open 365 days a year! What many people are happy to discover, however, is that along with this majestic natural wonder, the Niagara Falls tours and activities that you can enjoy inside the park provide hours of added fun!

Encounter the splendor of the American Niagara Falls and Niagara Falls State Park, home to jaw-dropping natural beauty, miles of trails and fascinating historical sites just waiting to be explored.

Niagara Falls State Park is situated on 400 acres of lush terrain, where you'll find protected wildlife and an array of exciting activities and fantastic attractions. Storied landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, who also designed Central Park, created a wonderland that surrounds Niagara Falls which includes gardens, over 15 miles of challenging hiking trails and stunning views at every turn.

Don't miss a ride on the
Niagara Scenic Trolley for an historic overview and fun facts & tips while enjoying your stay!

Ready to start planning your trip? Click here to view the Niagara Falls State Park map.

Niagara Falls State Park Pro Tip

There are typically longer wait times for the attractions on weekends-- and especially holiday weekends--so plan your visit accordingly. During the summer, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday are the best days to visit!

A family stands on the Hurricane Deck at Cave of the Winds in Niagara Falls State Park

Cave of the Winds

A thrilling walk on Niagara Falls’ wild side, the spectacular Cave of the Winds Tour takes visitors into a stormy mist zone, where “soaking up the experience” takes on new meaning!

Aquarium of Niagara


There’s an ocean of discovery to experience at the Aquarium of Niagara, located just a few blocks away from Niagara Falls State Park.

The Maid of the Mist at Niagara Falls

Maid of the Mist

Ready to “explore the roar”? The Niagara Falls Maid of the Mist tour takes visitors on an excursion into the basin of Niagara Falls State Park’s Horseshoe Falls.



Watching fireworks over Niagara Falls can be a truly magical experience. Check our schedule to find out how you can see the fireworks during your visit to Niagara Falls.

A happy couple hiking along a trail at Niagara Falls

Hiking Trails

Go on an adventure while getting in touch with nature on the many Niagara Gorge hiking trails.

The falls illuminated


One of the most unique Niagara Falls attractions is the nighttime illumination of the Falls.

Top of the Falls Restaurant

In-Park Dining

Visitors can enjoy a range of café fare, snacks and treats at one of the restaurants within Niagara Falls State Park.

Niagara Falls USA

Observation Tower

The Niagara Falls Observation Tower provides the only panoramic view of all three Niagara Falls, including the American Falls.

Distant view of Schoellkopf Elevator at Niagara Falls State Park

Schoellkopf Power Plant Ruins Site

Take the elevator down to the new deck for a breathtaking view of Niagara Gorge and what remains of the Schoellkopf Power Plant.

Souvenirs can be purchased at our Niagara Falls gift shops


Commemorate your visit to Niagara Falls with a treasured token from one of the Niagara Falls Gift Shops.

A family exits from the Trolley at Niagara Falls State Park


All aboard! Getting around Niagara Falls State Park is fun and convenient aboard the vintage-style Niagara Falls Scenic Trolley.

A view of Niagara Falls with people walking along the trail

Beyond The View Walking Tour

Observe the beauty of Niagara Falls State Park on an unforgettable guided walking tour with ADA-compliant trails.