The iconic Falls were created by the Wisconsin glaciation more than 12,000 years ago!
Niagara Falls is one of the greatest natural wonders of the world, and provides thrilling activities like the Maid of the Mist. Niagara Falls State Park is situated on 400 acres of lush terrain, where you’ll find protected wildlife and an array of exciting activities and fantastic attractions.
Storied landscape architect Frederick Law Olmstead, who also designed Central Park, created a wonderland that surrounds Niagara Falls which includes gardens, over 15 miles of challenging hiking trails and stunning views at every turn. Located on the grounds of the Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens, visitors to the Butterfly Conservatory are transported to a tropical paradise full of lush vegetation, trickling waterfalls and thousands of vibrantly colored butterflies. Over 2,000 butterflies, made up of 45 different species, call this beautiful space home. The self-guided walking tour of the Butterfly Conservatory begins with a short, informative video presentation. All are a must see for you and your troop.