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Devil's Hole State Park

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Trail Update

As of October 24, 2023, a portion of Trail 6/Devil’s Hole Trail between the Devil’s Hole Stairs and Whirlpool Stairs is closed.

Address
c/o DeVeaux Woods State Park
3120 De Veaux Woods Drive
Niagara Falls, NY 14305
Latitude 43.133179
Longitude -79.046173

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Pet Policy

A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

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Devil's Hole State Park overlooks the Devil's Hole Rapids. The park has picnic areas, scenic overlooks and hiking trails, and is one of the more popular spots for fishing. A stone staircase leads down to the base of the gorge and the Devil's Hole Trail, which offers spectacular views of the rapids and gorge rock layers. Gateway of the Niagara Shoreline Trail connecting to the Empire State Trail.

Pet Policy: A maximum of two pets are allowed in day use areas unless prohibited by sign or directive. Pets are to be supervised at all times and either be crated or on a leash not more than 6-feet in length. Proof of rabies inoculation shall be produced if requested by staff. Pets are not permitted in playgrounds, buildings, golf courses, boardwalks, pools and spray-grounds or guarded beaches (this does not apply to service animals).

Mailing Address
c/o DeVeaux Woods State Park
3120 De Veaux Woods Drive Niagara Falls, NY 14305

Hours of Operation

  • Open year round.
  • Restroom Facilities are available mid-April through late October.

Fees & Rates

Most New York State Parks charge a vehicle use fee to enter the facility. Fees vary by location and season. A list of entry fees and other park use fees is available below. For fees not listed or to verify information, please contact the park directly.

The easy-to-use Empire Pass card is $80- and your key to all-season enjoyment with unlimited day-use entry at most facilities operated by State Parks and the State Dept. of Environmental Conservation including forests, beaches, trails and more. Purchase online or contact your favorite park for more information. Learn more about our Admission Programs including the Empire Pass.

  • General Park Usage/Vehicle Entry
  • No Fee
Sat 15 Jun
Pride Walk Along the Gorge*
Saturday, June 15, 2024 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Devil's Hole State Park
Come show your pride at parks and join a Park Naturalist on a walk along the Niagara Gorge Rim trail from Devil's Hole State Park to Whirlpool State Park and back! Registration required on Eventbrite.com
Registration: Required
Sat 13 Jul
Length of the Gorge Series: Devil’s Hole to Whirlpool
Saturday, July 13, 2024 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Devil's Hole State Park
Join us on a hike that takes on a portion of the Niagara Gorge! Each week we will cover a new portion of the gorge. Participants must be 8 years or older. Registration Required on Eventbrite.com.
Registration: Required
Sun 04 Aug
Wondrous Water
Sunday, August 4, 2024 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Devil's Hole State Park
Join us on this rim trail hike as we discuss the wonders of water of the Niagara Gorge! Registration required on Eventbrite.com.
Registration: Required
Sat 10 Aug
Length of the Gorge Series: Devil’s Hole to Whirlpool
Saturday, August 10, 2024 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Devil's Hole State Park
Join us on a hike that takes on a portion of the Niagara Gorge! Each week we will cover a new portion of the gorge. Participants must be 8 years or older. Registration Required on Eventbrite.com.
Registration: Required

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Amenities Information

  • Amenities
  • Biking * * Niagara Gorge Rim and Shoreline trails only
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Snowshoeing/X-Country Skiing