Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center
Welcome to the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area
The Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area celebrates, interprets, and preserves the wealth of places and stories associated with the Underground Railroad found within the City of Niagara Falls and the surrounding region. The Heritage Area includes outstanding natural and scenic resources associated with the Niagara River, the Niagara Gorge, and the falls; is internationally recognized for tourism and recreational opportunities; and possesses an unparalleled density of historic resources, narratives, sites, experiences, and research opportunities related to the Underground Railroad. Under the guidance of the Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Area Corporation, the Heritage Area represents a partnership between the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation, the City of Niagara Falls, and local advocacy and community groups.