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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 open year round.

    Niagara USA Discovery Pass: 5/22-10/22, sold daily
  • Maid of the Mist: April - 10/31, Conditions permitting

    5/17 & 5/18: 10am-8pm
    5/19-5/23: 10am-6pm
    5/24 & 5/25: 9:15am-8pm
    5/26: 9:15am-6pm
    5/27-6/20: 10am-6pm
    6/21-8/8: 9:15am-8pm
    8/9-8/28: 9:15am-7:30pm
    8/29-8/31: 9:15am-7:15pm
    9/1: 9:15am-5pm
    9/2-10/3: 10am-5pm (M-F); 10am-6pm (SS)
    10/4-10/31: 10am-5pm

    Last day of operation for the 2014 season is 10/31.
  • Cave of the Winds Trips: May - 10/24
    5/15 - 6/11: 9 am - 7 pm (Sun-Fri); 9 am - 9 pm (Sat)
    6/12 - 8/31: 9 am - 9 pm (Sun - Thur); 9 am - 10 pm (Sat)
    9/1 - 10/13: 9 am - 7 pm (Sun - Fri); 9 am - 9 pm (Sat)

    *Memorial Day Weekend: 5/23-25: 9 am - 10 pm
    *Independence Day Weekend: 7/4-7/6: 9am - 10pm
    *Labor Day Weekend: 8/29-8/31: 9am - 10pm
    *Columbus Day Weekend: 10/10-10/12: 9am - 9pm / 10/13: 9am - 7pm
    *Christmas Eve: 9am - 2:30pm
    *Closed on: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Years Day

    Please call for holiday hours, as they are subject to change.
  • Niagara Gorge Discovery Center: 5/3 - 10/19
    5/3 - 6/15: 9 am - 5 pm, weekends only;
    6/19 - 9/1: 9 am - 5 pm, Sundays - Thursdays; 9 am - 7 pm, Fridays - Saturdays;
    9/2 - 10/19: 9am-5pm, weekends only
    10/29-3/31: Closed for the season

    *Memorial Day Weekend: 5/23-25: 9am-7pm; 5/26: 9am-5pm
    *Independence Day Weekend: 7/4-7/6: 9am-8pm
    *Labor Day Weekend: 8/29-8/31: 9am - 7 pm, 9/1: 9am - 5pm
    *Columbus Day Weekend: 10/11-10/13: 9am-5pm
  • Niagara Gorge Adventure Hikes For Groups: May to mid-November. Please call (716) 285-0516 to schedule.
  • Niagara Adventure Theater:
    3/8-4/30: 10:15am-4:15pm, daily
    5/1-6/20: 9:30am-5pm (Sun-Fri); 9:30am-8pm (Sat)
    6/21-8/31: 9:30am-8pm (Sun-Thurs); 9:30am-8:45 (Fri-Sat)
    9/1-10/13: 9:30am-5pm (Sun-Thurs); 9:30-8pm (Sat)
    10/14-10/31: 9:30-5pm, daily
    11/1-12/31: 10:15am-4:15pm, daily

    *Schedule subject to change
  • Niagara Scenic Trolley: 4/3/14 - 1/2/15
    4/3-5/2: 9am-5pm, daily
    5/3 - 5/14: 9am-6pm (Sun-Thur), 9am-8pm (Fri-Sat)
    5/15-6/11: 9am-6pm (Sun-Thur), 9am-10pm (Fri-Sat)
    6/12-8/31: 9am-10pm (Sun-Thur), 9am-11pm (Fri-Sat)
    9/1-10/13: 9am-8pm (Sun-Thur), 9am-10pm (Fri-Sat)
    10/14-1/02: 9am-5pm daily

    *Memorial Day Weekend: 9am-11:30pm
    *Independence Day Weekend: 9am-11:30pm
    *Labor Day Weekend: 8/29-8/31: 9am-11:30pm; 9/1: 9am-8pm
    *Columbus Day Weekend: 10/10-10/12: 9am-10pm; 10/13: 9am-8pm
    *Christmas Eve: 9am-3pm
    *Closed on: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year's Day

    Please call for holiday hours, as they are subject to change.
  • Illumination Dates & Times:
    1/1 - 1/31: 5pm - midnight
    2/1 - 2/28: 6:30pm - 10pm
    3/1 - 3/9: 7pm-10pm (Mon-Thur); to midnight on Fridays & Saturdays
    3/10 - 3/31: 8:30pm-11pm (Mon-Thur); to midnight on Fridays & Saturdays
    4/1 - 4/30: 8:30pm - 11pm (Mon-Thur); to midnight on Fridays & Saturdays
    5/1 - 8/15: 9pm - midnight
    8/16 - 9/30: 8:30pm - midnight
    10/1 - 11/1: 7pm - Midnight
    11/2 - 12/30: 5pm - Midnight
    12/31: 5pm - 1am
  • Fireworks

    Beginning Friday, May 9th, the Falls Fireworks Series starts off with a bang with over 55 stunning displays over Niagara Falls! Enjoy displays over Niagara Falls every Friday, Sunday and Holiday until November 30th.

    BONUS! Additional shows every Wednesday from June 18th to August 20th, and every day from August 25th to 29th! Holiday shows include Victoria Day (May 19), Canada Day (July 1), Independence Day (July 4), Civic Holiday (August 4), Labor Day (September 1) and Canadian Thanksgiving/US Columbus Day (October 13). All performances begin at 10 p.m. and are subject to change. As always, fireworks performances are weather permitting and may be cancelled due to poor weather conditions like high winds or rain.

  • 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, Toll Booths: Open year-round
    Parking Lot #2, Tolls Booths: Open in season
    Parking Lot #3, Tolls Booths: Open in season
Address
P.O. Box 1132
Niagara Falls, NY 14303
Phone: (716) 278-1796
Secondary Phone: (716) 278-1770
Niagara Region
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