You could experience anything from the sight of a large, impressive pileated woodpecker to the yipping of coyotes as you hike quietly through the deep, wooded gorge past beautiful potholes and waterfalls to spectacular Buttermilk Falls.
This Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation site has accessible features that include fishing, camping, scenic views, a beach, picnic pavilions and recreation programs. A full list of DEC's accessible recreation destinations is available on the DEC website.
See Google Maps for step by step directions to Buttermilk Falls (This link will open a page outside of the DEC website. Hold "Shift" down while clicking on the link to open it in a new window)
Address: 112 East Buttermilk Falls Road, Ithaca, NY 14850
Telephone: (607) 273-5761
Website: Buttermilk State Park (This link leaves DEC's website)
Photo Credits: John Rozell, Susan Shafer, John Rozell
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