Special Events at Niagara Falls State Park

Special Events at Niagara Falls State Park

Niagara Falls State Park is more than just water! There is so much history, lore, ecology and more here that we occasionally offer hikes or walks and talks that focus on some of the items that make us even more special! Great events are taking place at the park, and also nearby.
Let's Hike the Upper Great Gorge Route Trail!
Saturday, June 23
9 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
Niagara Falls State Park

Start out the first weekend of summer with a Niagara Gorge hike. You will get to see some of the scenic overlooks of the river as we journey up to the Whirlpool Bridge and back! For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.


Goat Island Waterfall Walk
Fridays in July and August: July 6, 13, 20, 27 / August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
7:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Niagara Falls State Park

Explore Niagara Falls State Park with a Park Naturalist, and experience the beauty of Niagara Falls during the evening hours. For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.


Mother Nature Makes Everything Better
Wednesday, July 11
10 a.m. - Noon
Niagara Falls State Park

When did you last sit back and enjoy the wonders our area has to offer? Join a stroll in the gorge, with stops to relax in the sunlight and listen to the flow of the water below. For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.


Hike Through History Series: Great Gorge Railway Trail
Sunday, July 29
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Niagara Falls State Park

Join us for a hike through history! We'll follow part of the former Great Gorge Trolley Route and discuss local history along the way. For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.


Nearby Parks

Shrubs, Trees, and Wildflowers, Oh My!
Sunday, July 1
Noon - 2 p.m.
Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park

Artpark offers not only man-made art, but also natural masterpieces. Take a walk and learn about the flora of the Niagara Region. For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.

Identify That Invasive!
Sunday, July 8
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
DeVeaux Woods State Park

Learn to identify common invasive species and the impact on your community. We'll discuss current projects, and what you can do to help stop their spread! For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.

Hike Through History Series: Whirlpool Rapids Trail
Sunday, August 5
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Whirlpool State Park

Join us for a hike through history on our most challenging trail! We will learn about geology of the gorge along the lower Niagara River to the Whirlpool Flats! For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.

Hike Through History Series: Devil's Hole Trail
Sunday, August 26
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Devil's Hole State Park

Join us on another hike through history! Learn about Devil's Hole State Park and hike along the gorge where you will view the rapids and see "Giant Rock." For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.

Hike Through History Series: Artpark Gorge and River's Edge Trail
Sunday, August 26
10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Earl W. Brydges Artpark State Park

Join us for our final Hike Through History Series! Come learn about Artpark's history and geology of the Niagara Gorge on this very scenic trail! For information and registration, call (716) 282-5154.