What on the American side of Niagara Falls?
Situated along the U.S. / Canadian border, Niagara Falls State Park (the American side of Niagara Falls) is open 365 days a year. It is from this side visitors can experience the Maid of the Mist Boat Tour, Cave of the Winds, and get a spectacular view of Horseshoe Falls, Bridal Veil Falls, and the American Falls.
Can you walk behind Niagara Falls on the American side?
A: Even though over 90 percent of the visitors go to Niagara Falls Canada you can still enjoy yourself on the New York side of the border. There is a saying that in Canada you can see the Falls but in New York you can feel the Falls, referring to the “Cave of the Winds”. Both sides have their pluses and minuses.
Is Niagara Falls parts of Canada or USA?
Niagara Falls consists of two waterfalls on the Niagara River, which marks the border between New York and Ontario, Canada: the American Falls, located on the American side of the border, and the Canadian or Horseshoe Falls located on the Canadian side.
Geography. Niagara Falls is at the international boundary between the United States of America and Canada. The city is within the Buffalo–Niagara Falls metropolitan area and is approximately 16 miles (26 km) from Buffalo, New York.
Niagara Falls is one of the most famous waterfalls in the world. This magnificent waterfall is nature's creation and not man-made. It is a group of 3 waterfalls on the Niagara River, which flows from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario.
There are three International bridges between the U.S. and Canada within 6 mi /9.6 km of the Falls. 500 yards/ 457 m from the American Falls is the “Rainbow Bridge” which offers a spectacular view of the Falls. There is no commercial traffic allowed. You can walk, bike or drive across.
It's always free to walk into Niagara Falls State Park to see the Falls, and it's open 365 days a year!