Niagara Falls, N.Y. (AP) — The state has launched a more than $3 million project to improve Niagara Falls State Park, New York's most-visited Park.
On Tuesday, workers began blocking off public access to the Three Sisters Islands and Luna Island viewing areas on the American side of the Falls. The project calls for $2 million in upgrades to Three Sisters and another $1.1 in improvements to Luna Island.
The work is expected to last into the spring and will include a new trolley shelter, expanded parking, new pedestrian walkways and overlooks, and enhanced landscaping.
The upgrades are the second round of a three-part plan to improve the 127-year-old Niagara Falls State Park, the nation's oldest state park. It attracts 8 million visitors a year, making it the most popular park in New york's state parks system.
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