Buttermilk Falls State Park

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Buttermilk Falls State Park is a 6.2 mile multiple route trail located near Ithaca, New York. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking.

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Keri Falk (769)

10 Completed4 Reviews

Chris Roger (1253)

17 Completed22 Reviews

Even during a thunderstorm Buttermilk Falls State Park is still a great hike and always beautiful!

jamie ziegler (209)

5 Completed4 Reviews

The falls are beautiful. One of the busier trails. I would recommend going during the week or early morning. Relatively short hike but the gorge trail is a bit steep and challenging at times so still a good workout!

Don Kasper (140)

3 Completed3 Reviews

A classic NY state park trail. Beautiful, scenic hiking. Moderate difficulty with lots of stairs. Love to hike this and then go to Ithaca Beer Company to relax

Charenda Morehouse (435)

10 Completed10 Reviews

A nice walk with a lot of stairs. Beautiful Falls.

Adriele Andre (451)

11 Completed11 Reviews

Errick Cholewa (297)

12 Completed8 Reviews

My fiance and I went here fall of 2014. Beautiful trail and well maintained. Go early to avoid crowds

Courtney Schirling (144)

2 Completed2 Reviews

Hike here. The falls are gorgeous and the trails are well maintained. Just don't camp. It's right smack dab in the city of Ithaca so at night all you here are the wonderful sounds of highways

Jenny Chubaca (162)

8 Completed3 Reviews

First time to upstate New York and it didn't disappoint. It's amazing how lush the trail is. We hiked up Bear Trail to Treman Lake and down Rim Trail. Easy, beautiful hike.

Lauren Chiozza (57)

6 Completed1 Reviews

I was on a girls' trip to NYC then to Syracuse. After being in NYC for a few days we needed some fresh air! I love being outside but we had one or two girls who were not the outdoor pros but even they really enjoyed this hike. We started first on the Rim trail down to the falls then went back up the Gorge Trail. The Gorge trail has a better view of the falls but both trails together make a loop. The falls were very pretty and seemed to go on and on! Very pretty moderate hike, but with some stairs on the Gorge trail.