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    Doylestown, PA
    Pathfinder | 100 pts
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    8/25/2010
    As noted by the other review, there are a lot of stairs at the beginning of the Gorge hike, and precipitous downhills on the Rim HIke. However, the views are lovely, the waterfalls are accessible compared to a place like Watkins Glen, and the lake Treman hike was tranquil. We would do this again.
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    Ithaca, NY
    Explorer | 20 pts
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    7/17/2010
    This trail is NOT "Easy for all". The first 1/2 mile of the gorge trail is all stairs, straight up. The rim trail is also very steep. The entired 650 feet of elevation is gained in the first half mile. Pretty hike, but definitely not "Easy"!
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    Prattsburgh, NY
    Explorer | 20 pts
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    7/1/2002
    Beautiful gorge with great clif diving. Police kicked us out because diving is banned. The alternate trail they made us walk back on had a huge drop into one of the pools we had been diving into while walking up whithin the gorge. Too much trafic to enjoy the hike, but the diving makes the trip worth it.
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    Trail Information

    Buttermilk Falls State Park
    Nearby City
    Dog-friendly
    Accessibility
    5.2
    Distance
    500 feet
    Elevation Gain
    Loop/Lollipop
    Trail Type
    Easy
    Skill Level
    3-3.5 hours
    Duration
    Year-round
    Season
    Swimming
    Additional Use
    Views, Waterfalls
    Features
    Buttermilk Falls State Park, 112 East Buttermilk Falls Road, Ithaca 14850; (607) 2735761 (summer) or (607) 273-3440; https://parks.ny.gov/parks
    Local Contacts
    Buttermilk Falls Trail Map (available online).
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