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7.8 miles

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Trail Difficulty


Δ Elevation (FT)

~650 (+)

USGS Quad Map(s):  Nyack

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Buttermilk Falls Loop

New York by v8.6m

Activities & Features


Buttermilk Falls Loop is a beautiful kid friendly hike in Buttermilk Falls State Park near Ithaca New York. This loop is created by from the Rim, Bear, Upper Park Road, Lake Treman and Gorge Trails. When visiting the park, if you have time for one hike, make this hike the one. The trail explores many of the park's ten waterfalls with the highlight being Buttermilk Falls. This trail is dog friendly, but your four legged friend must be on leash. There is camping available in Buttermilk Falls State Park.


Buttermilk Falls State Park was established in 1924.

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Entrance and Camping Fees
Contact: Buttermilk Falls 112 E. Buttermilk Falls Rd. Ithaca, NY 14850

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