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“Was a local secret”
Review of Buttermilk Falls

Buttermilk Falls
Ranked #2 of 14 things to do in Ludlow
Certificate of Excellence
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1 review
“Was a local secret”
Reviewed 27 August 2012

This place used to be a locals secret, and how some of us don't mind sharing our beautiful state and sights for the most part but recently there has been overcrowding here, I used to go to this secret swimming hole as a child and tried bringing my children here this past summer but there was just too many people. There used to be maybe 2 or 3 cars but there was so many I couldn't even turn around. I know our little town thrives on tourism etc and I guess they were right you can't go home again.

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English first
Amherst, Massachusetts
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4 reviews
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“Wow!! What a gem!!”
Reviewed 21 August 2012

I don't know if my kids will ever forget this place! They had so much fun jumping off the rocks that they want to go every summer now! From hesitant adults to scared little ones, everyone built up their confidence and had a great time!! Beautiful, and while swimming is widely accepted but not legally sanctioned, the park department maintains the area so well, its great! Make sure you drive all the way to the end of the road-I think the sign is purposely toward the lower falls, but the deep ones are further up. They built a staircase in one spot, but it is steep climbing otherwise for bigger kids. The lower area is great for the smaller ones and you are within walking distance either way. Will definately go back!!

Visited August 2012
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Dunkirk, Maryland
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Cool Waters”
Reviewed 6 August 2012

Easy off road access with good swimming. Clear clean water with deep pools for swimming and relaxing.

Visited August 2012
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Endicott, New York
2 reviews
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“nice little spot”
Reviewed 18 July 2012

very cool area with some mini falls and places to sit or swim. a little hard to find and out of the way but that's part of what makes it so nice. not really any place for easy access to get in and out, so i wouldn't recommend for small children or the elderly. also went on a nice day in the summer so that helped.

Visited July 2012
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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53 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Fun for the kids, worth a visit”
Reviewed 17 July 2012

Buttermilk Falls is really easy to get to, has several jumps into the water - some a few feet others about fifteen feet. A great place on a warm day to take the kids. Good for about one to two hours but not much more.

Visited July 2012
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