Buttermilk Falls State Park hike

On Sunday, I went with the Meetup group Crazy About Life to hike Buttermilk Falls State Park, after attending the Ithaca Friends Of the Library Book Sale. This is a favorite hike for many people as there are several spots where you can start along the gorge. We started at the bottom, by the swimming area in the park.

As you climb the trail, you can see many small waterfalls and other interesting rock formations along the gorge, like this one…

Eventually though, your hike is over and you’ll need to…

To see all my photos from today, click here


  • 3.29 miles
  • 823 ft elev gain
  • Time 2 hours