Niagara Falls and Niagara Parks Parking
Niagara Parks offers a number of parking options for your convenience. While larger, more convenient lots closer to the Falls are paid options, there is also free parking available at a number of Niagara Parks attractions. Use the information below to help make the most of your visit. Want to avoid parking fees? Hop on the WEGO bus system to visit Niagara Parks attractions, and leave the driving to us! Two days of WEGO access is included with the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass.
The following paid parking lots operated by Niagara Parks are conveniently located close to the Falls:
1. Falls Parking Lot
Park all day for one price per entrance. Located opposite the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, across from Table Rock, where you can visit Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara's Fury, Elements on the Falls Restaurant, many shops and quick-serve food options. Follow the parking signs to drive south 0.5 km past the Falls to the lot entrance. Open year-round.
2. Rapidsview Parking Lot
Located 1.5 km south of the Falls on the Niagara Parkway, parking for $10.00 per day includes a free shuttle ride to Table Rock at the Falls. Parking for Recreational Vehicles is available here. Open weekends only, mid-May to mid-June. Daily June 26 to Labour Day.
3. Floral Showhouse Parking
Located just 0.5 km south of the Falls next to the Floral Showhouse, this lot offers parking at the rate of $5 per hour, to a maximum of $20 per day.
Additional paid parking options include:
4. Queen Victoria Place
Located at the foot of Murray Street hill, below the Fallsview Casino Resort, limited paid parking is available to visit Edgewaters Restaurant.
5. Niagara Parks Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Conservatory Parking
The Botanical Gardens and Butterfly Conservatory are located 9 km (6 mi.) north of the Canadian Horseshoe Falls, near the Lewiston-Queenston International Bridge. Parking is $5.00. When parking at this location, purchase a WEGO pass to ride to Niagara Parks attractions, or use the included two-day WEGO access with your Niagara Falls Adventure Pass. Please see WEGO schedule information to ensure you leave time to return to your vehicle. (For Ontario residents, an annual parking pass may be purchased for a one-time fee of $10.00.)
Niagara Parks also offers a number of free parking lots at these locations:
- White Water Walk
- Whirlpool Aero Car
- Queenston Heights Park/Restaurant
- Old Fort Erie
- McFarland House
- Mackenzie Printery
- Laura Secord Homestead
- Floral Clock
- Dufferin Islands Nature Area
- Niagara Glen
- Kingsbridge Park (a parking fee is charged Fridays through Sundays and holiday Mondays, mid-May to Labour Date)
- Legends on the Niagara Golf/Clubhouse
- Whirlpool Golf Course/Restaurant
- Oak Hall Par 3
There are also several small free parking areas located along the Niagara Parkway, along with benches and picnic tables for you to stop and enjoy many scenic lookouts.