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Near Niagara Falls in Niagara Regional Municipality, Ontario — Central Canada
 

Niagara River Recreation Trail

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2014
1. Niagara River Recreation Trail Marker
Inscription.  This trail is provided and maintained through the earnings of The Niagara Parks Commission. The Commission is a self-funding agency of the Ontario Government dedicated to preserving and enhancing the beauty of the lands adjacent to the Niagara River for the enjoyment of its visitors.
—Pamela Verrill Walker, Chairman, The Niagara Parks Commission, 1988.
 
Erected 1988 by The Niagara Parks Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentNatural Features. A significant historical year for this entry is 1988.
 
Location. 43° 7.268′ N, 79° 4.556′ W. Marker is near Niagara Falls, Ontario, in Niagara Regional Municipality. Marker is on Niagara Parkway close to Victoria Avenue when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls, Ontario L2E 6V5, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Niagara Falls Park and River Railway (about 180 meters away, measured in a direct line); Buried Railway Trestle and Buried Gorge (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Whirlpool Rapids Gorge (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Thompson Point
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By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2014
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(approx. 0.6 kilometers away); Niagara Spanish Aero Car (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Eddy Basin (approx. 0.9 kilometers away in the U.S.); Challenging the Whirlpool Rapids (approx. 0.9 kilometers away in the U.S.); Niagara Gorge Natural History (approx. 0.9 kilometers away in the U.S.). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Regarding Niagara River Recreation Trail. The trail is 56 kilometer (35 miles) 8 foot wide paved trail that runs parallel to the Niagara River from Fort Erie to Fort George.
 
Also see . . .  Niagara River Recreation Trail. “The Niagara River Recreation Trail meanders through some of the most beautiful countryside in the world. Constructed in 1986 alongside the Niagara Parkway (a scenic auto parkway), the Niagara River Recreation Trail is a paved path for non-motorized traffic stretching some 58 kilometers along the Canadian side of the Niagara River. From Fort George in Niagara-on-the-Lake in the north, it extends almost the full length of the peninsula, terminating at Anger Street in the north end of the Town of Fort Erie. For those who wish to savor the entire
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By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2014
3. Niagara River Recreation Trail Marker
Trail, it divides nicely into four scenic sections, each with its own history set amidst lovely countryside.” (Submitted on December 10, 2014.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 10, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 307 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 10, 2014, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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