Dufferin Islands Park, Niagara Falls

4.3
#10 of 22 in Parks in Niagara Falls
Take a peaceful stroll surrounded by evergreen scenery at Dufferin Islands Park. Enveloped by lush green vegetation, a series of small bridges and footpaths take visitors over calm bodies of water, connecting several small man-made islands throughout the park. Spanning roughly 4 ha (10 ac), the park houses the annual Winter Festival of Lights. Bring a picnic basket and have a peaceful lunch in the company of ducks, who socialize in the ponds nearby. Use our Niagara Falls trip itinerary planning app to arrange your visit to Dufferin Islands Park and other attractions in Niagara Falls.
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  • Two steps from the falls in the quiet can be a little shade and see many birds in more pretty little world
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  • We had a great time exploring the islands. There were so many geese and goslings. We found singing frogs, turtles and even signs of beavers. It took about 30 to navigate the park.  more »
  • Park is just reopening great pathways to walk and relax. Summer months picnic swim etc. Free access. Is above the Falls and away from the hustle bustle. Near Marineland. Near shuttle bus parking too t...  more »
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  • Beautiful place to spend the day. It's free and they're plenty of geese and ducks to feed, not to mention the seagulls. I've been coming here since I was a child, and the natural beauty of the place still inspires me. Back in those days you could go swimming in the summer time, but that is no longer the case today. Still worth taking a picnic lunch and a camera, or a book and just let the stress of the day disappear.
  • Very beautiful place with wonderful decorated lights in different shapes. Lots of birds were walking on icy water which was an awesome view to watch. I am sure this place will be so nice in spring and summer as well.
  • Great place to visit during winter and summer. During the summer it's fun to chill by the lake or walk around. During winter they had an amazing light drive through, and you can park and go down to take pictures. It was really cold but definitely worth it.
  • Saw the lights on New Years Day. Great looking displays from the comfort of your vehicle. It would be good if passing was maybe encouraged, instead of waiting for families to get out a take a group shot.
  • Very nice and peaceful place for picnics and walk. There is parking and restrooms there. You can sit back under a tree and just relax.
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