Where is Buttermilk Falls State Park?
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Buttermilk Falls State Park takes its name from the foaming cascade formed by Buttermilk Creek as it flows down the steep valley to Cayuga Lake. The upper Park has a small lake, hiking trails through forests and along the gorge and the edge, picnic areas and playgrounds. The lower Park has a campground, Pool and playing fields, behind which lies Larch Meadows. Larch Meadows is a wet, Shady Glen and wetland through which a nature trail winds. Park activities, including tours of the Buttermilk gorge, offered weekly from July 4 to Labor Day.
Address: 106 E Buttermilk Falls Rd, Ithaca, NY 14850
Phone: (607) 273-5761
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