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Bushkill Falls, Bushkill
(4.3/5 based on 1,200+ reviews on the web)
Nestled within the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania, Bushkill Falls features a series of eight different waterfalls and an assortment of nature trails. You can wander across wooden bridges over roaring rivers as you discover each waterfall. Keep an eye out for the tallest, which plunges 30 m (100 ft). The trails provide different levels of difficulty, so for longer ones be sure to wear proper footwear. However, viewpoint over the biggest of the waterfalls is a relatively easy walk. For more information on the wildlife in the area, stop by the visitor center detailing the state's native flora and fauna. For Bushkill Falls and beyond, use our Bushkill trip builder to get the most from your Bushkill vacation.
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  • Must make a stop of u r an outdoor person. Plenty of parking, nice restaurant, souvenir shop, clean restrooms. Entry fee of $15 p.p. drink plenty of water before starting your walk, different types li...  more »
  • Been living in the area my entire life and always wanted to get there but sometimes life gets in the way. Well this year I was fortunate enough to get there with my wife and it was worth the wait! A b...  more »
  • Although you have to traverse a lot of stairs to see the falls, it is well worth it. The main fall was beautiful and depending on what tail you go on there are smaller falls along the way. Well worth ...  more »
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  • Drove 2.5 hours from Philly last Saturday on a whim and was absolutely worth the trip. Spent bout 3 hours walking the trails around the falls but didnt even get to check out the other attractions there. Could be very easy to spend an entire day there. A ton of walking up steep steps so wear comfortable shoes and be wary of bring children that cannot walk on their own. Saw a lot of parents practically dragging their toddlers along the trails about a mile in. Incredibly beautiful and fresh. Greats date spot. Would go again.
  • I agree... don't listen to the comments. A great place to walk with very well maintained paths. Yes... you can find rocks on the red trail... it's a mountain :). Level: my 5year old was able to complete all the trails in three hours. Really a lot of steps, it was a right choice to not bring my 3yo with us. Absolutely no crowd yesterday, Friday.
  • Very nice place to visit. No extra fee for parking. Trails and falls are very nice. Once you move away from the main fails it gets less crowded on the trails. Some of the railings are loose on the cliffs so don't lean on them. This place makes a very good regional day trip.
  • Holy stairs! There are A LOT of stairs here. They are winding, narrow, wet and oddly shaped - so be careful! The falls are beautiful and worth the walk. I recommend walking out past the main attraction for the moderate hike (a lot of uphill). Great place to take dogs and children. Parking was easy. I was surprised at the steep admission ticket prices, but understand this is to help maintain the walkways around the falls.
  • The grounds are well maintained and organized. However, it's a bit pricey. That said, they offer discounts for seniors, children, and military (Military Mondays). Honestly, if you travel you can find many similar natural falls and views for much less or free :).