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Buttermilk Falls

Mountain Road, Layton, NJ
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Bring the right shoes for a great time

This is a very lovely waterfall and well worth the visit. The stairs to the two upper viewing spots... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott W
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TIMING IS EVERYTHING

a visit here has been on my photographic bucket list for several months now. i'm drawn to... read more

Reviewed 23 September 2017
Jacqueline R
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Mountain Road, Layton, NJ
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"coming down"
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"the delaware water gap"
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"long hike"
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"mountain road"
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"steep steps"
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"viewing area"
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"water flow"
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"take your time"
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"parking lot"
in 3 reviews
"new jersey"
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"natural beauty"
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"recent rain"
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"nice waterfall"
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"state forest"
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"highest waterfall"
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"potholes"
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"trickle"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very lovely waterfall and well worth the visit. The stairs to the two upper viewing spots are steep but worth the effort. I was visiting from out of down and did not have hiking shoes but I wish I had. I tried...More

Thank Scott W
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

a visit here has been on my photographic bucket list for several months now. i'm drawn to waterfalls it seems. it was a lovey fall weekend, so i took the close to two hour drive. it was actually quite crowded, several hikers and folks with...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

This is the highest waterfall in NJ and is worth a trip if you are in the area. I would combine this with either hiking or other things to see in the Delaware Water Gap area to make it worth your while - maybe you...More

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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Buttermilk Falls has been on my radar since I found out about it a year or so ago. Talking with some friends recently that went, they suggested going in the Spring or Fall. Finally got a chance to go. I went 8/6/17. It was a...More

Thank QuentB
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

This waterfall and hiking area is located along the Delaware Water Gap region in New Jersey. It is about 40 minutes north of Interstate 80, the second exit after crossing the Delaware River but it is not marked. There are a few entrances to the...More

Thank Glenn H
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

Having seen many waterfalls in parks out west, found this one to be very disapponting. Supposedly highest in NJ, water flow was minor. As others has said, the waterfalls are just across from the parking lot. Steep steps up to the 2 viewing platforms. Continued...More

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Reviewed 18 June 2017

Wonderful place and a must to visit in Stokes Forest. Becareful of ticks. It is woth the climb up the stairs

Thank Liz Y
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Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

We had this on our list for quite some time. The falls are actually part of the Delaware Water Gap park , but that is not well publicized We entered Mountain Road from the north and drove about two miles. The road had some potholes...More

Thank schmutaki
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

You can easily appreciate the falls from the parking area, or hike the surrounding trails. The parking are is small, on this holiday weekend it had overflowed to the roadway. You want to be there if there has been rain in the season. A dry...More

Thank familytravel13
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

My son and I spent the day exploring waterfalls. We drove to the parking area across from the falls. All of the recent rain made for great waterfall viewing. We took the stairs to the two platforms.

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Jesse E
14 July 2017|
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Response from familytravel13 | Reviewed this property |
Not at the falls, but very nearby in Stokes State Forest. Where the falls are, there is only a small parking lot and hiking trails.
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schmutaki
4 May 2017|
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Response from Jgray0615 | Reviewed this property |
We were there in late March .The road from the Wallace Center entrance would have been drivable if it was open. It was gated at the time we were there.
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laurlint
10 April 2016|
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Response from Anil0938 | Reviewed this property |
Nope. There is a pond and a lake.
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