Buttermilk Falls State Park

Buttermilk Falls State Park
County: Rockland Co
Open: Year-Round
Price: Free
Dog-friendly: Yes, Dogs must be leashed

The land is primarily steep woodland with Buttermilk Falls cascading down the mountain in a westerly direction; part of the Palisades ridge.

Now 75 acres, For decades the falls have been a natural attraction for its deep gorge and ravine effects. With good visibility, one can see approximately 16000 acres. At the turn of the century, President Teddy Roosevelt during his visits to Blauvelt, frequently rode horseback stopping at this point for a view.

There is a trail from the parking lot leading to the Falls and Stream, and several to the scenic overlooks. At the base of the falls is an attractive area that lends itself to picnicking , nature interpretation, geological study, and a picturesque setting for photographers and painters.

Daily: 8am – sunset



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