Bridal Veil Falls

Niagara Falls

Rushing waters between Luna and Goat islands create this waterfall on the US side, just 17-meters wide. The falls form a perfect, full (and namesake) bridal-like veil that crashes onto mammoth rocks, 55 meters below.

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Nearby Niagara Falls attractions

1. Cave of the Winds

0.06 MILES

On the northern corner of Goat Island, don a souvenir rain poncho and sandals (provided) and take an elevator down to walkways just 25ft from the crashing…

2. American Falls


Along the New York side, next to Bridal Veil Falls, this waterfall forms an impressive 260-meter-wide curtain of rushing white water. During the day,…

4. Wax Museum at Niagara

0.31 MILES

Hardly the most state-of-the-art museum, but entertaining and packed with interesting stories: massacres, stunt-jumpers and that time the water stopped…

5. Rainbow Bridge

0.45 MILES

Bring your passport for the walk or drive across this bridge linking the US and Canadian sides of the falls – there are good views along the way.

6. Skylon Tower

0.48 MILES

The Skylon Tower is a 158m concrete spire with yellow pill-shaped elevators crawling up and down the tower's neck to the top. The interior itself is dated…

7. Horseshoe Falls

0.52 MILES

The centerpiece of any visit here are the Horseshoe Falls. Named after their 670m curved shape, they have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in North…

8. Table Rock

0.53 MILES

The prime falls-watching spot is Table Rock, poised just meters from the drop of Horseshoe Falls, the main attraction of the Niagara Falls. Though it can…