Explore This Scenic Island In New York For Some of the Best Views Of Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls State Park is the oldest state park in the United States, and it’s one of the most well-known destinations in the country because of its breathtaking falls. But most people who have never explored this gorgeous park may not know about the island amid the falls that is one of the highlights of the region. Goat Island sits in the middle of the Niagara River and boasts some of the best waterfall overlooks at the park. Be sure to make a trip to this island during your visit to Niagara!
If you make the trip to the world-famous Niagara Falls in western New York, you'll notice a large island in the middle of the Niagara River, between Bridal Veil Falls and Horseshoe Falls.
Goat Island, one of the highlights of Niagara Falls State Park, features some of the prettiest overlooks and waterfalls views you'll find at this incredible natural wonder.
There's no shortage of trails that wind through this unique island. You can even cross a bridge from Goat Island to Three Sisters Island for more stunning views.
In 1885, Goat Island was incorporated into Niagara Falls State Park.
Spend the day soaking in these picturesque scenes of the city, and you'll see why this park is one of New York's most awe-inspiring destinations.
Head to the western end of the island, check out the views from Terrapin Point and visit the Nikola Tesla monument and Cave of the Winds.
You can also cross the bridge from Goat Island to Luna Island, where you can get another up-close view of Bridal Veil Falls. The opportunities for adventure at this park don't end!
You can find out more about Goat Island by
visiting this website.
For more great outdoor adventure in the area, wander along the
Niagara Gorge Hiking Trail. You can also spend some time skydiving. There is no view quite like the view from above.
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Goat Island, Niagara Falls, NY 14303, USA