After such a long winter, the Niagara Falls National Heritage Area is blooming with numerous outdoor activities and opportunities to explore our amazing heritage. There are an abundance of parks within the National Heritage Area. Each park offers a different experience and a stunning landscape. Visitors can witness waterfalls at Niagara Falls State Park or the amazing rapids and whirlpool by hiking through Devil’s Hole State Park and Whirlpool State Park. Nothing says summer like slowing down and enjoying a beautiful sunset and there is no better place to do so than on the shores of Lake Ontario at Fort Niagara State Park. Find your park today!
In 2012 Nik Wallenda became the first person to cross the Niagara Falls by tightrope in 116 years. He did so after receiving permission from both the Canadian and United States governments, although he was required to carry his passport and present it on entry to the Canadian side of the falls.