The Maid of the Mist enters near the danger zone before Nik Wallenda's attempt to walk a 550 metre-long tightrope over the brink of the Niagara Falls in Niagara Falls, Ont., on Friday, June 15.
WildPlay Niagara Falls is anxiously awaiting your return to play with us outdoors! Once deemed okay to reopen to the public by the government of Ontario, Canada, we at WildPlay Niagara Falls will be ready to have an adventure with you.
Staying Dry, Getting Up Close and Personal with The Falls. In the tourist hub of Niagara Falls, all roads lead to New York’s Niagara Falls State Park, the oldest state park in the country. Home to the Maid of the Mist and Cave of the Winds, it borders the churning water of the Niagara River, seen from every conceivable vantage point.
Back in 1965, residents of Niagara Falls, New York, began to notice that, on their side of the falls, things were looking a bit wonky. The falls’ water levels were beginning to dwindle, and something, the locals knew, was off. See, American Falls — one of three fall that make up Niagara — was a self-destructive mess (which is totally relatable).
Experience a first-hand lesson in the raw power and peril of the Niagara River’s Class 6 white-water rapids. The roar of the river provides a deceptive tranquility, the perfect ambiance for your walk among the many viewing platforms that put you right at the river’s edge. For those looking for an up-close and personal view of nature’s power, you will not want to miss this.
Niagara Falls has eroded 11.4 kilometers (7.1 miles) during the last 12,300 years. The slowing of the erosion rate is caused by two major factors: The limestone cap rock, which the water is currently flowing over, is more resistant to erosion.
Get this from a library! The wild water mystery at Niagara Falls. (Carole Marsh) -- Grant and Christina can't wait to go on another trip with their grandparents Mimi and Papa. Mimi writes mysteries and mystery never fails to follow the kids wherever they go--including Niagara Falls!
Wild Water Fun in Niagara Falls, NY. Many often think of Niagara Falls as being in Ontario, Canada, but most people don’t realize that two of the three falls that comprise Niagara Falls are actually located in the United States. While the Canadian side does boast fabulous views of the falls, there are some fun water activities that you can do.