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Location: Niagara Falls, New York, Niagara County
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Height: 183 ft.
Access:   car   dog   wheelchair  
Distance: n/a
Elevation: 500 ft.
Season: year-round
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Lat/Long:43.083, -79.071
Directions:From Buffalo, follow Hwy 290 west towards Niagara Falls. Take the Hwy 62 North exit, and follow Hwy 62 to Niagara Falls. From Toronto, follow the QEW east towards Niagara Falls. Take the Hwy 420 exit to Niagara Falls.

American Falls, aka Rainbow Falls, at Niagara is about 183 ft. high and is about 1005 ft. wide. The Niagara Falls plunges over the brink of American Falls for about 80-100 ft. before crashing into the immense pile of boulders at its base. These boulders (plus its smaller size) take away from the beauty of the American Falls when compared to Horseshoe Falls, but this waterfall should not be overlooked. Even by itself, it is one of the greatest waterfalls in the world.

The best views of the American Falls are, ironically, on the Canadian side of the border along the Niagara Parkway. On the U.S. side, you can get to the brink of American Falls at Prospect Pt. and also on Luna Island.

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