WHIRLPOOL STATE PARK
Whirlpool State Park is a 109-acre state park, located along the east bank of the Niagara River, in the US side of the Niagara falls.
The park is open daily and entrance is free. The park is offering a playground, picnic tables, hiking and biking, a nature trail, fishing etc.
The park has two levels to explore. The street level, which has many scenic spots offer great views of the rapids and Niagara whirlpool. Also you can visit the Gorge Natural History Room to find exhibits about the geology and history of the region. It’s open from Wednesday to Sunday.
If you walk down the stone stairway to the river level you can experience the rapids and thundering water of the 38-meter-deep Niagara whirlpool.
A visitor's center is open during the summer months from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (Wednesday to Sunday).