Brother Island, Niagara River

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Brother Island is a small, uninhabited island off the coast of Goat Island in the U.S. state of New York.[1] It lies in the Niagara River, close to the Horseshoe Falls and the Three Sisters Islands.[2] It is part of the city of Niagara Falls.

It is one of only five islands in the area surrounding the Horseshoe Falls which have not been claimed by Canada.


  1. ^ "Brother Island". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved April 12, 2016. 
  2. ^ Eckel, P.M. (1990). "The Three Sisters and Brother Island". Botanical Evaluation of the Goat Island Complex, Niagara Falls, New York. Retrieved April 12, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 43°04′43″N 79°04′07″W / 43.07861°N 79.06861°W / 43.07861; -79.06861