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Hours of Operation

Park hours and facility operations are subject to change. Patrons are encouraged to contact the park directly to confirm operating hours before traveling.

  • Park & visitor center are open year round

    Niagara USA Discovery Pass: Valid mid-May - mid-October
  • Maid of the Mist: (716) 284-8897 www.maidofthemist.com 

    Opening – May 15:
    Weekdays 9 am-5 pm, Weekends 9 am-6 pm

    May 16-17:
    9 am – 8 pm

    May 18-22:
    9 am – 6 pm

    MEMORIAL DAY
    Saturday, May 23: 9 am- 8 pm
    Sunday, May 24: 9 am- 8 pm
    Monday, May 25: 9 am- 6 pm
    May 26-June 19

    June 20-August 8:
    9 am- 8 pm

    August 9-August 28:
    9 am-7:30 pm

    August 29-September 6: 
    9 am- 7:15 pm

    LABOR DAY
    Monday- September 7:
    9 am- 5 pm
     
    September 8- October 3:
    Weekdays 9 am-5 pm Weekends 9 am-6 pm

    October 4-October 31:
    9 am-5 pm

  • Niagara Falls State Park Visitor Center, (716) 278-1796

    April 2-29
    8am-6pm

    April 30-June 17
    Sunday-Thursday: 8am-6pm
    Friday-Saturday: 8am-9pm

    June 18-Sept. 7
    Sunday-Thursday: 8am-9pm
    Friday-Saturday: 8am-10pm

    September 8-October 14
    Sunday-Thursday: 8am-6pm
    Friday-Saturday: 8am-9pm

    October 15 - April 1, 2016
    8am-6pm

    Holiday Hours (normal hours unless noted)

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Friday (5/22) - Monday (5/25): 8am-10pm

    Fourth of July Weekend
    Friday (7/3) - Sunday (7/5): 8am-11pm

    Labor Day Weekend
    Friday (9/4) - Sunday (9/6): 8am-11pm
    Monday (9/7): 8am-7pm

    Columbus Day Weekend
    Friday (10/9) - Sunday (10/11): 8am-9pm
    Monday (10/12): 8am-7pm

    Christmas Eve
    8am-3pm

    Closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Day and New Years Day.
  • Cave of the Winds, (716) 278-1730

    Open date (TBD) - May 13
    Sunday-Friday: 9am-5pm
    Saturday: 9am-7pm

    May 14-June 10
    Sunday-Friday: 9am-7pm
    Saturday: 9am-9pm

    June 11 - September 3
    Sunday - Thursday: 9am-9pm
    Friday & Saturday: 9am-10pm

    September 4 - October 9
    Sunday-Friday: 9am-7pm
    Saturday: 9am-9pm

    October 10-October 12
    Daily: 9am-5pm

    Holiday Hours (normal hours unless noted)

    Memorial Day Weekend
    5/22: 9am-7pm
    5/23: 8am-10pm
    5/24-5/25: 8am-7pm

    Fourth of July Weekend
    7/3: 9am-10pm
    7/4: 8am-10pm
    7/5: 8am-9pm

    Labor Day Weekend
    9/4: 9am-10pm
    9/5: 8am-10pm
    9/6: 8am-7pm

    Columbus Day Weekend
    10/10: 8am-9pm
    10/11: 8am-7pm
    10/12: 9am-7pm

    Closed Thanksgiving.
  • Abbreviated Cave of the Winds Trip: Does not include the lower decks, just the observation platforms. A dryer experience!

    Available October 22-November 29 / Closed Thanksgiving

  • Niagara Gorge Discovery Center: (716) 278-1070 

    www.niagarafallsstatepark.com

    May 2th -June 14
    Weekends only 9 am- 5pm

    June 18-September 6
    Sunday-Thursday 9 am -5 pm
    Friday & Saturday 9 am-7 pm

    September 8-October 18
    Weekends 9 am- 5 pm

    October 21-March 31
    Closed For the Season

    HOLIDAY WEEKEND HOURS (normal hours unless noted)

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Friday (5/22) -Sunday(5/24) 9 am- 7 pm
    Monday (5/25) 9 am- 5 pm

    Fourth of July Weekend
    Friday (7/3) – Sunday (7/5) 9 am - 8 pm
     
    Labor Day
    Friday (9/4)-Sunday (9/6) 9am – 7 pm
    Monday (9/7) 9am – 5pm

    Columbus Day
    Friday (10/9) - Sunday (10/11) 9am – 5pm
    Monday (10/12) 9am-5 pm
  • Niagara Gorge Adventure Hikes For Groups: May to mid-November. Please call (716) 285-0516 to schedule.
  • Niagara Adventure Theater: 1-866-750-4629
    www.niagaramovie.com

    March 18th – April 30th
    10:15 am – 4:15pm Daily

    May 1st - June 18th
    Sunday through Thursday 9:30 am - 5pm
    Saturday 9:30 am - 8pm

    June 19th – September 1st
    Sunday through Thursday 9:30 am - 8pm
    Friday & Saturday 9:30am- 8:45pm

    September 2 - October 14th
    Sunday through Friday 9:30 am - 5pm
    Saturday 9:30am - 8pm

    October 15th - October 31st
    Daily 9:30 am - 5pm

    Nov. 1st - December 31st
    Daily 10:15 am – 4:15pm.

  • Niagara Scenic Trolley: 716-278-1730

    April 2- Cave opens
    Daily 9 am-5 pm

    Cave open date-May 13
    Sunday- Thursday 9am-5:30pm
    Friday& Saturday 9 am- 7:30 pm

    May 14-June 10
    Sunday-Thursday 9 am -7:30 pm
    Friday & Saturday 9 am- 9:30 pm

    June 11- September 3
    Sunday-Thursday 9 am -9:30 pm
    Friday & Saturday 9 am-10:30 pm

    September 7-October 9
    Sunday-Thursday 9 am -7:30 pm
    Friday & Saturday 9 am-9:30 pm

    October 12-November 30
    Daily 9 am-5:30 pm

    December 1-December 30
    9 am – 5 pm

    HOLIDAY WEEKEND HOURS (normal hours unless noted)*

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Friday (5/22)- Saturday(5/23) 9 am- 10:30 pm
    Sunday (5/23)-Monday (5/24) 9 am – 7:30 pm

    Fourth of July Weekend
    Friday (7/3)-Saturday (7/4) 9 am- 10:30 pm
    Sunday (7/5)- Monday (7/6) 9 am- 9:30 am

    Labor Day Weekend
    Friday (9/4)-September (9/5) 9 am -10:30 pm
    Sunday (9/6) 9 am- 9:30 pm

    Columbus Day Weekend
    Friday (10/9) 9 am – 7:30 pm
    Saturday(10/10) 9 am – 9:30 pm
    Sunday (10/11) 9 am- 7:30 pm
    Monday (10/12) 9am-5:30pm

    ThanksgivingThursday (11/27) CLOSED

    Christmas
    Thursday (12/24) 9am-3pm
    Friday ( 12/25) CLOSED

    New Years 1/1/15 CLOSED

    *The trolley runs 1 hour after the Cave closes during all holidays.

  • Aquarium of Niagara: 716-285-3575

    www.aquariumofniagara.org

    May - June 26: 9am - 5pm
    June 27 - Labor Day: 9am - 6:30pm

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Saturday (5/23) & Sunday (5/24): 9am - 6:30pm
  • Falls Illumination Dates & Times:

    April 1 – April 30: 8:30 p.m.- 11:00 p.m.

    May 1 – August 15: 9pm-Midnight

    August 16 – September 30: 8:30pm-Midnight

    October 1 – November 1: 7pm-Midnight

    November 2 – December 30: 5:00pm – Midnight

    December 31: 5pm-1am

  • Fireworks
    Every Friday and Sunday night (May-August 31) and select holidays including Victoria Day, Memorial Day, Canada Day, US Independence Day and Canadian Civic Holiday
  • Food & refreshments available at: Top of the Falls Restaurant, Prospect Point Cafe, Visitor Center Coffee Shop, Cave of the Winds Snack Bar.
  • Vehicle Use:
    Parking Lot #1 Prospect Point

    ***NOTE THAT FEE COLLECTION WILL BE EXTENDED TO 24 HRS A DAY BY THE END OF JUNE WHEN AUTOMATED PARKING IS IMPLEMENTED IN THIS LOT

    April 2-April 29
    Daily 8am-6 pm

    April 30- June 17
    Sunday – Thursday 8am-6 pm
    Friday-Saturday 8am-7pm

    June 18-September 7
    Sunday – Thursday 8am-8 pm
    Friday-Saturday 8am-10pm

    September 8- October 21
    8am-6pm

    October 22-March 31
    8am-4 pm

    LOT 1 HOLIDAY HOURS

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Friday (5/22)- Sunday(5/24) 8 am-9 pm
    Monday(5/25) 8 am-7 pm

    Fourth of July Weekend
    Friday(7/3)- Sunday (7/5) 8 am- 10 pm

    Labor Day Weekend
    Friday (9/4)- Sunday (9/6) 8 am- 10 pm
    Monday (9/7) 8 am- 10 pm

    Columbus Day Weekend
    Friday (10/9)-Sunday (10/11) 8 am- 7 pm
    Monday (10/12) 8 am- 6 pm

    Parking Lot #2 Goat Island

    ***NOTE THAT FEE COLLECTION WILL BE EXTENDED TO 24 HRS A DAY BY THE END OF JUNE WHEN AUTOMATED PARKING IS IMPLEMENTED IN THIS LOT

    May 1-June 17
    Sunday – Thursday 8am-4 pm
    Friday-Saturday 8am-7pm

    June 18-September 7
    Sunday – Thursday 8am-7 pm
    Friday-Saturday 8am- 10 pm

    September 8- October 21
    Sunday – Thursday 8am-6 pm
    Friday-Saturday 8am-7pm

    October 22-TBD
    Daily 8am -4pm

    LOT 2 HOLIDAY HOURS

    Memorial Day Weekend
    Saturday(5/22)- Sunday(5/24) 8 am-10 pm
    Monday(5/25) 8 am- 7 pm

    Fourth of July Weekend
    Friday(7/3)- Sunday (7/5) 8 am- 10 pm
    Monday (7/6) 8 am -10 pm

    Labor Day Weekend
    Friday (9/4)- Sunday (9/6) 8 am- 8 pm
    Monday (9/7) 8 am- 7 pm

    Columbus Day Weekend
    Friday (10/9)-Sunday (10/11) 8 am- 7 pm

    Parking Lot #3 Goat Island


    May 22- September 7
    9 am-4 pm daily
  • Top of the Falls Restaurant (716) 278-0340

    May 2- May 3
    11am- 4 pm

    May 8-May 10
    11am- 4 pm

    May 15- May 17
    11am- 4 pm

    May 22-May 24
    11am- 9 pm

    May 25-June 18
    Sunday-Thursday 11am- 4 pm
    Friday and Saturday 11am- 5 pm

    June 19- September 6
    Monday-Thursday 11am- 9 pm
    Friday –Sunday 11am- 10 pm

    September 7
    11am- 4 pm

    September 8- September 27
    Friday thru Sunday 11am- 4 pm (Closed Monday-Thursday)
Address
Prospect Street & Old Falls Street
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 1132
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Phone: (716) 278-1796
Secondary Phone: (716) 278-1770
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