About This Point of Interest
Niagara Parks Power Station
In 1893, water was first diverted from the Canadian side of the Niagara River for generating electricity. Today the raging river provides nearly 2 million kilowatts of electricity from power plants on the Canadian side. Once a fully operational station of the Canadian Niagara Power Company, the Power Station is now a celebration of the incredible history of Niagara Falls. As you explore the 115 year old engineering marvel, you will be immersed in the innovative science of hydro-electric power and the stories of the visionaries who influenced the theories still being utilized today.