Niagara Falls is considered to be one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the world, attracting visitors from across the globe every year. It’s easy to see why. Scroll through the gallery below to see Niagara’s power and beauty on full display!

The American Falls

USA side of Niagara Falls

Looking across the river from Canada.

Niagara Falls flowers

Flowers over the American Falls.

Niagara Falls wildlife

A bird sits at the edge of the falls.

Niagara Falls wildlife

Birds fly near the sheer cliffs.

Niagara Falls - USA side

View of the American Falls from the river.

Niagara Falls - USA side

During peak flow in summer and fall, more than 700,000 gallons of water per second flow over Niagara Falls.

Niagara Falls - USA side

The falls and Cave of the Wind staircases, which get torn down and rebuilt every year.

The American Falls and Bridal Veil Falls through sunglasses.

Niagara Falls flowers

Flowers grow near the falls.

Horseshoe Falls (Canada)

Niagara Falls - Canadian falls

Horseshoe Falls, viewed from a platform at the base.

Niagara Falls - Canadian falls

At the edge of Horseshoe Falls. The water here is a spectacular shade of blue-green.

Niagara Falls - Canadian falls

At the edge of Horseshoe Falls. Watch your step!

Niagara Falls from above

Horseshoe Falls from above, with the Buffalo, NY skyline just visible in the distance.

Niagara Falls tourists and falls

Trails on the USA side hug the national border and lead right up to the edge of the Horseshoe Falls.

Niagara Falls

Horseshoe Falls on the right, with Bridal Veil Falls (USA) just visible on the left.

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15 Photos that Capture the Power & Beauty of Niagara Falls