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Buttermilk Falls State Park, Ithaca

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State Park
Admire an extensive series of cascades at Buttermilk Falls State Park, where you have a range of opportunities for hiking and enjoying the area's lush nature. Though named for the largest of its waterfalls, the park features nine others of varying size and length. Visit the park and hit the trail to view these falls, accessible via a network of hiking paths that give you clear views of the waterways. Follow these trails, which range from 1.2 km (0.75 mi) to 2.4 km (1.5 mi), down through the valley and alongside the falls themselves. Keep in mind that while the trails are relatively short, they vary in difficulty and can be quite intense, so be sure to outfit yourself with some comfortable hiking shoes. Put Buttermilk Falls State Park and other Ithaca attractions into our Ithaca vacation generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • If you love nature and walking - this is for you! This is one of those trips to my own back yard! So many people will tell you that "park" is in their own back yard but they have never been there! Not...  more »
  • Stopped here to see the waterfall, did not do any hikes in the park this time around. We stopped to see the falls and they are stunning!  more »
  • I have been here sooooo many times in my life!!!!! Beautiful! Amazing! Wonderful! Great water, great walking, great sights! If you are in the area, don't miss this!  more »