From Whirlpool State Park you can walk, run, bike or cross country ski the multi-use recreation trail. For spectacular vistas, hike along the Niagara Gorge Rim Trail. Stairs descend to a trail along the river’s raging edge. The park also offers nature programs, public restrooms, picnic tables, grills, shelters, playground and fishing. Park open year-round, dawn to dusk. Public restrooms are seasonal from mid-April through mid-November. Free.