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Niagara Parks Power Station Tailrace Tunnel Opening
July 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The grand opening of the all-new Tunnel at the Niagara Parks Power Station!
Beginning July 1, 2022, visitors can travel down 180 feet to explore the 2,200-foot tunnel that winds through the depths of the Niagara Parks Power Station’s wheel pit. It expelled the spent waters used in the power station back into the Niagara River, at the base of the falls. Incredibly, the tunnel was excavated with only lanterns, rudimentary dynamite, pickaxes and shovels. Work on the tunnel began in 1901 and was successfully complete by December 1902.