Niagara falls are a spectacular place to visit at any time of year, however in winter, especially seriously cold winters like North America is currently experiencing, they are truly a breathtaking sight.

While the bitter temperatures have caused chaos in some areas and affected the New Year’s plans of millions, one upside to the big chill is the raw beauty of nature. Many areas of the falls have frozen, forming huge, elaborately shaped ice formations dangling precariously on the rocks, giving the impression of a Narnia-like winter fantasy land.

You can scroll down below to check out some of the gorgeous pictures for yourself, they make you feel cold just looking at them!

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Horseshoe Falls

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Dee 1 year ago

Wow, straight out of fairytale book!

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Fire And Ice

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Birdgirl45 1 year ago

Wow it looks like coral! That is sublime!

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One Last Photo From My Recent Visit At Niagara Falls. It’s A Place I Enjoyed Visiting, I Went Under The Falls, Spent Time With The Butterflies And Visited The Indoor Flower Garden While Of Course Walking Along The Seawall Of The Falls! I’m Always Looking For Something Different To Capture And This Is The One Shot I Preferred The 3 Elements Of Ice Water And The Sun Completed The Composition. Hope You Like It. 😀

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Nancy E 1 year ago

Beautifully composed shot!

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Beautiful Cold Scenes At Niagara Falls Today - Simply Breathtaking 😱❄️♥️🇨🇦

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Megan 1 year ago

Omg!!!! Soooooooooooo gorgeous!!!

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A Frozen Paradise ❄️❄️❄️

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Ian Rispin 1 year ago

When your house freezes over.

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Continuing With Our Winter Enjoyment, We Went To Niagara Falls Today. Due To The Extreme Cold, The Ice Formations Were Incredible! I Think I Prefer The Beauty Of The Falls In The Winter More Than In The Summer. Here Are Some Of My Favourite Shots. .

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Hope Floats 1 year ago

Nature's own Christmas decorations... Beautiful..

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10 Degrees Fahrenheit Makes For Some Really Cool Ice Around Niagara Falls

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Rosemary Pahl-Palmer 1 year ago

It a tourist walkway. This is where they wear raincoats and walk up stairs to see the falls closer in the summer. I'm 30 minutes from there.

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Frozen Niagara Falls

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Elise 1 year ago

woahh 😮

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Decoraram A Luminária Com Algodão, Igual A Gente Fazia Na Árvore De Natal Quando Criança.... 🤔🤔

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Rappenwolf 1 year ago

The lamppost from Narnia.

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Though Known For Its Hundreds Of Acres Of Lush Terrain And Trails Conducive To Hiking, Niagara Falls State Park Boasts Equally Stunning Views Even As Temperatures Drop And Crowds Thin. Right Now, The Falls Are Completely Coated In Ice — And Absolutely Jaw-Dropping. More Than 3,000 Tons Of Water Flows Over The Falls Every Second. Sometimes The Ice Over The Niagara River At The Base Of The Falls Gets So Thick That People Have Been Known To Build Concession Stands Across It Or Walk Back And Forth Between The U.s. And Canada. Photos By Aaron Lynett/the Canadian Press Via Ap

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The Alchemist 1 year ago

And people say magic doesn't exist.

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Frozen Niagara

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Kim Ayers 1 year ago

I've always wanted to visit...as pretty as these photos are, I think I'll wait until spring!

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A Rare Look At The Lower Levels Of

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Tamara Laney 1 year ago

That blue ice is SO cool!

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#13

Frozen Niagara

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Winter Mornings At Journey Behind The Falls Make For Some Of The Most Spectacular Photos! The Warm Light Creating An Inviting Glow That Stands In Stark Contrast To The Ice And Snow That Covers The Falls And Gorge.

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Ian Rispin 1 year ago

So stunning.

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Niagara Falls

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Niagara

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Sykz 1 year ago

Sooooo Cold!!

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Niagara Falls

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Rosemary Pahl-Palmer 1 year ago

Canadian side looking at U.S....

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The Frozen Falls ❄
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Kim Ayers 1 year ago

Cool photo! (literally) Love it.

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Frozen Niagara Falls

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Susann Campbell 1 year ago

And when I and my husband retired we were asked why we haven't pulled up stakes here is CA and move back East to be with our daughters and their husbands and grand kids. This my Friends is why.

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Frozen Niagara Falls

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Chris Breemer 1 year ago

Looks as if a bunch of weird little critters are hanging on for dear life.

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Niagara Fall

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Hamlets twin 1 year ago

You though getting your tongue stuck was bad... Now imagine your eyes!!!

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