Buttermilk Falls Trail

Buttermilk Falls Trail Map
Waterfall at the begining of the Buttermilk Falls Trail

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Length: 1.4 miles, one-way
Difficulty: Moderate-difficult
Elevation Change: 1104 feet
Trailhead Location: directions to Buttermilk Falls trailhead
Restrictions: Swimming and wading are not permitted within 50 feet upstream of a waterfall or in the waterfall itself

This trail begins with a climb to the top of Buttermilk Falls, one of the tallest waterfalls in New Jersey. From there, the trail continues to make a steep climb up to the Appalachian National Scenic Trail for spectacular views of the valley below. To extend the hike, hike south on the Appalachian Trail to connect with Crater Lake and Hemlock Pond loop trails.

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Last updated: August 18, 2021

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Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
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Bushkill , PA 18324

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