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Love jumping off the rocks at Buttermilk falls

Great spot for jumping off rocks. It is easy to find and get around. It is right off the road... read more

Reviewed 8 January 2019
Darien, Connecticut

An easy walk off road short hike and well worth the effort. It is a beautiful, scenic area. If it... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
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Buttermilk Falls Road, Ludlow, VT
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

Great spot for jumping off rocks. It is easy to find and get around. It is right off the road. Be careful and keep an eye on young children

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dedgar2014
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

An easy walk off road short hike and well worth the effort. It is a beautiful, scenic area. If it had been warmer I would have dived right in!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

A short ride from the Inn at Waters Edge. However we had a hard time finding it as it's not marked. The GPS was a godsend as otherwise we would never have found it. We had to search for the trail to see them but...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Laurianne T
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed seeing Buttermilk Falls today. But we were lucky to find it. There was a small green sign on the main highway, a sign we missed and had to make a u-turn to see. Then there were zero signs on the side road to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank U6661ORroberth
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

The scenery and tranquility in this area are perfect to have a retreat getaway feeling. The hiking is not hard and the falls are worth the trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LollysLook
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

Spent about an hour playing around the falls. Must see. Only about ten minutes of walking each way that’s going slow. Very cool.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnS1026
Reviewed 5 September 2018

This is A Great Place to visit. When we went it was not really warm enough to go swimming, but I did put my feet in the water. The path going down to the Falls is a little steep. I was wearing Sandals and decided...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank bluejasmine1024
Reviewed 24 August 2018

Takes you back to the old days of the swimming hole. Bring your bathing suit and a towel and take a swim in the beautiful, tranquil piece of Vermont!

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Chopperdanrice
Reviewed 31 July 2018

In the old days in PA, before it was over populated and over built, there were lots of places like this. Its a shame you have to drive 8 hrs to show the kids unspoiled nature. This is not an easy access area. We did...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Samuel C
Reviewed 30 July 2018

It was rainy and no one was around. It was a quiet, easy hike. It doesn't take much time and worth a look.

Date of experience: July 2018
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6 July 2018|
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Response from magicdoc55 | Reviewed this property |
From route 103/100 through Ludlow (about 1 mile west of Ludlow) turn right (north) of Ludlow on route 100 heading toward Plymouth. About one mile to Rod and Gun Club Road. Turn left. Go up that road until you see an... More
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21 July 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw lots of dogs with their owners. our grandkids were getting a kick out of all the different dogs they saw. The youngest granddaughter would ask after each encounter, can we buy it and take it home.. 4 years old... More
Joseph H
27 February 2017|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
It's not really a picnic destination. Better to hike the falls and then drive 5 minutes to Okemo mountain and picnic on the slopes. In fact, if you want to have a picnic/hiking day, drive to the top of the clock tower base... More