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Access to Thompson’s Point closed for Wildplay work

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From the Niagara Falls Review:

Viewing access at Thompson’s Point on the Niagara Parkway will be closed from March 13 to 31 for the final stages of construction of WildPlay Niagara’s Whirlpool Adventure Course. Read More…

Man, 71, rescued after falling during gorge hike

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From Niagara This Week:

Niagara Parks Police say emergency responders rescued a 71-year-old man from Germany who felll and injured himself while hiking in Niagara Gorge.

At around 2:45 p.m., parks police, Niagara Falls firefighters and paramedics were called to the gorge in the area between Niagara Glen and Thompson’s Point.

The man had been hiking with his family when he left a marked trail and fell 20 metres. His injuries prevented him from getting out of the gorge on his own.

Emergency crews use rope to guide stranded hikers to safety at Niagara Gorge

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From CTV News:

Emergency crews used a rope line to guide hikers to safety after they got stranded in a gorge at Niagara Falls, Ont.

Police say several hikers, including three adults, two children and a dog, got into some difficulty Saturday afternoon while walking up the Niagara Gorge off a marked trail below Thompson’s Point.

Police say the hikers effectively became trapped and couldn’t move up or down the gorge.

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