Your next Niagara Parks adventure awaits! The White Water Walk in Niagara Falls opens for the season this April and you can get up close and personal with some of North America’s most powerful whitewater rapids.

As of April 20th, visitors will be able to explore the White Water Walk and embark on a journey like no other.

This is your chance to face the Niagara River’s Class 6 whitewater rapids in a thrilling experience along a stunning boardwalk.

According to Niagara Parks, visitors will head onto an elevator and down 70 metres to reach the base of the Niagara Gorge, before reaching the exit tunnel.

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“The roar of the river provides a deceptive calmness, the perfect ambiance for your walk among the many platforms that offer incredible views,” shares Niagara Parks.

“The sight on this quarter-mile boardwalk will take your breath away! As part of this self-guided experience, enjoy stories about the geology of the Niagara Gorge and the plant and animal life you may see on your visit to Niagara.” Parks.

As mentioned, the boardwalk stretches 305 meters (1/4 mile), with stairs leading to several viewing platforms at the edge of the river.

Here you’ll get to see the breathtaking Whirlpool Rapids that flow at a speed of 48 km/hr. You can get some of the best photo ops here.

And believe it or not, this experience is only 4 km north of the Falls, and is easily accessible via the WEGO bus route.

It is also within walking distance of the Niagara Falls Ontario train and bus stations, with free parking available.

Now what are you waiting for? It’s time to plan your White Water Walk adventure.

White Water Walk

When: Opens April 20th, 2024
Where: 4330 River Road, Niagara Falls
Cost: $19 per adult