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Niagara Falls Photo Gallery

Updated on April 14, 2015
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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada | Source
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada | Source

Scenes from Niagara Falls

No trip to Canada would be complete without visiting Niagara Falls and its surrounding attractions.

Niagara Falls is not only beautiful, but breathtaking as well.

In addition to the Falls, there is also much to see and do in and around Niagara Falls.

First, let’s look at some pictures of the actual falls and the beautifully landscaped flowers which surround the Falls area.

Note: These photos were taken during a trip to Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada, in August, 2012.

View of Niagara Falls from Hotel Restaurant
View of Niagara Falls from Hotel Restaurant | Source
Niagara Falls Closeup
Niagara Falls Closeup | Source
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada | Source

Beautifully Landscaped Flowers Near Niagara Falls

Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls | Source
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls | Source
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls | Source
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls | Source
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls
Scenic Pictures of Niagara Falls | Source

Three Falls Make Up Niagara Falls

Name of Falls
Facts
Height
Horseshoe Falls
Largest of the three waterfalls and lies on the Canadian side; also known as the Canadian Falls
167 feet/50.9 meters
American Falls
Lies on the American side; Goat Island is in the middle of the Horseshoe Falls and the American Falls.
176 feet/53.6 meters
Bridal Veil Falls
Smallest of the three, located next to the American Falls, and separated by Luna Island
176 feet/53.6 meters

Sources: en.wikipedia.org, www.niagarafallslive.com

Where is Niagara Falls Located?

Niagara Falls is located between the borders of Ontario, Canada, and the state of New York, America.

Goat Island, Located in the Middle of the Horseshoe Falls and the American Falls

Interesting Niagara Falls Facts

  • Water is diverted mostly at night via tunnels for attraction purposes.
  • Some erosion has been lessened over years via dam and tunnel water diversion.
  • There is tremendous power generated by Niagara Falls. The Niagara Plant, which consists of the Robert Moses Niagara Power Plant and the Lewiston Pump-Generating Plant generates powers most of NY and southeastern Canada.
  • Water from the Falls comes Lake Erie, then eventually goes to lake Ontario then to the Atlantic Ocean.
  • A barge stuck the Falls in 1918; 3 men were injured but survived.
  • In 1901, Annie Taylor, a school teacher, went over falls at age 62 in a barrel, and survived
  • In 1960, at the age of 7, Rodger Woodward accidentally plunged into Niagara Falls during a boating accident and survived

The Maid in the Mist Boat Tour

While visiting Niagara Falls, be sure to go on the Maid of the Mist boat tour. You will ride past the American and Bridal Veil Falls, and then ride into the mist spray, inside the curve of of the Horseshoe Falls.

Plastic ponchos are provided for all passengers. This is a breathtaking ride you won’t want to miss. Experience the thrill of the ride, the awesome scenery, and the spraying mist!

Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist | Source
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist | Source
Maid of the Mist
Maid of the Mist | Source
Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens
Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens | Source

Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens

Niagara Parks’ Botanical Gardens was established in 1936 and is located 10 minutes north of Niagara Falls.

It is comprised of beautifully manicured gardens on 99 acres, and is maintained by the Niagara Parks horticulture staff.

Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens
Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens | Source
Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens
Niagara Falls Botanical Gardens | Source

The Flower Clock

Also part of the Botanical Gardens is the Flower Clock, which is created using up to 16,000 bedding plants. The floral design is changed twice a year.

The Flower Clock, Niagara Falls
The Flower Clock, Niagara Falls | Source

Niagara on the Lake

Niagara on the Lake is a one of the prettiest towns in Ontario. It is very scenic and great to visit, packed with shops, restaurants, and of course, a beautiful lake.

Niagara By the Lake
Niagara By the Lake | Source
Niagara By the Lake
Niagara By the Lake | Source
Niagara By the Lake
Niagara By the Lake | Source
Status of John Bernard Shaw
Status of John Bernard Shaw | Source

In the town of Niagara On the Lake, there is a status of John Bernard Shaw, Irish playwright and co-founder of the London School of Economics. His main talent was in drama, and he wrote over 60 plays. The Niagara-on-the-Lake theater specializes in plays by Bernard Shaw.

Other Things to See in Niagara Falls

While doing some sightseeing, there are some interesting things to see along the way, like this upside-down house:

Upside Down House
Upside Down House | Source

Oh Canada – Dinner and Show

The Oh Canada Eh? Dinner Show is located 10 minutes from Niagara Falls and is held in a 250-seat log cabin theater. It's a fun show for the whole family and something to check out while you are in Canada:

Oh Canada Eh Dinner Show
Oh Canada Eh Dinner Show | Source
Oh Canada Eh Dinner Show
Oh Canada Eh Dinner Show | Source

Niagara Falls Video

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