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Three waterfalls are located on the international border between the Canadian province of Ontario and the US state of New York, where they form the southern tip of the Niagara Strait.
It consists of Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls, where Horseshoe Falls is located on the borders of the United States and Canada with the entire American Falls on the United States side separated by Jute Island.
As for the smaller Fallsville waterfalls also on the American side, they are separated from the American waterfalls on Luna Island, and those waterfalls were famous for their beauty and valuable source of hydroelectric energy, as they balanced recreational, commercial and industrial uses.
When temperatures drop and crowding decreases, Niagara Falls State Park becomes more charming with trees that sparkle and splendor over the place covered with white snow, as well as frozen waterfalls.
The park includes many landmarks of history, science and ecology, it is open all year round to offer a picturesque natural destination on the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, and you can take a tour through tunnels up to 130 years old to experience its true strength.
There are many entrances to the caves where you can see the waterfalls falling directly in front of your eyes, and the best part in the garden is the observation deck at the end of the tunnel where you can stand beside the waterfalls in an unparalleled experience.
In this place, you will discover the ancient story of Niagara Falls through the exciting 4D experience, where scenes offer a multi-sensing feature in 360 degrees.
Bubbles emerge from the water and mist during your trip to the Niagara River, while snow falls all over the last Ice Age simulation and the moving platform beneath your feet will help you understand the power of nature while you are surrounded by stunning views of the river.
Niagara Butterfly Conservatory
This is the place for stunning butterflies and is located on the botanical grounds of Niagara Park, where visitors to the Winter Reserve are transported to a tropical paradise full of lush vegetation, gorgeous waterfalls, and thousands of colorful butterflies.
It houses more than 2,000 butterflies consisting of 45 different types, and this butterfly space is called home.
The walking tour starts with a short and informative video, then you see the butterflies and plants, and many butterflies are imported from the tropical regions all over the world.
Almost 60% of butterflies come from butterfly farms in Costa Rica, El Salvador, and the Philippines. There is another 40% of butterflies in a greenhouse located in the quarantine behind the garden.
The Winter Lights Festival in Niagara:
Not only is the fall of the water that shines on winter nights, from the beginning of November to the end of January, buildings and land of the Niagara Gardens are lit in color as part of the annual Winter Lights Festival.
Distinctive highlights include natural displays on the Dufferin Islands, a synchronous light show displayed at the Toronto Power Station accompanied by music from the Trans-Siberian Orchestra and of course with the huge Christmas tree.
An international fireworks competition is held as part of the winter lights festival, which will last for six nights in November, and a group of teams from all over the world will present the best fireworks offers from their countries starting at nine in the evening.
Ice Niagara Festival
The Scotiabank Convention Center is home to the annual Ice Festival in Niagara. During January, attendees will have the opportunity to sample unique wines made from frozen grapes in addition to other award-winning items from artists of the region.
Admission tickets to entertainment live music and amazing ice sculptures, as well as local chefs to prepare food served with wine.