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Niagara Falls, New York: Cave Of The Winds

An elevator transports visitors in souvenir rain ponchos 175 ft. down to wooden walkways -- rebuilt each year -- that reach the torrent-hugging Hurricane Deck.

24 Buffalo Ave., Niagara Falls, NY
1st Street and Buffalo Avenue, look for entrance to Niagara Falls State Park.
Daily; closed in winter. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Cave Of The Winds

Cave Of The Winds

Be prepared to laugh. Wear short pants, good sandals that you don't mind getting soaked. Ladies, don't bother fixing your hair for the day. Throw it up in a pony or bun and just enjoy the view. There are a lot of stairs and it's a bit slippery if you're not paying attention. This may not be fun for your little ones. But you know your child best, so have fun! We did a local tour group for the entire area and main attractions (Well worth the money spent. And for Pete's sake, plan to tip your guide if on a tour. They deserve it!).

[Katherine Baldwin, 07/15/2022]

Cave of the Winds.

Cave Of The Winds

Do it! Get a waterproof bag for your phone, or a waterproof camera. It was a blast!

[Catherine, 07/28/2021]

Cave of the Winds.

Cave Of The Winds

Cave Of The Winds: Wild! Prepare to get wet.

[Yaniv Adir, 06/12/2017]

Niagara River Gorge.

Cave Of The Winds

Absolutely a must do on your bucket list! Standing at the base of the falls on the Hurricane Deck is amazing. You will get wet, but super refreshing!

[Paul Woo, 08/04/2015]

Niagara Falls.

Cave Of The Winds

You get to go down an elevator to the base of Niagara Falls and walk next to the falls. You can experience hurricane force winds.

[Chris, 07/29/2014]

This is usually the most popular attraction in Niagara Falls, NY, and can get very crowded as the day progresses.

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