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Thursday, November 12, 2015

Buttermilk Falls State Park, New York


"Buttermilk Falls" State Park, Ithaca, New York. Such a gorgeous area. We had our lunch there. What a view. The waterfall is so loud & right within the city. Such a great hiking spot.

Would you please consider watching the video below to see how powerful this waterfall really is ...we got up close & personal while on the hike. Just so you know New York does not do well in calculating the amount of mileage this hike is actually (or what they share on their signage) ...so be prepared to know it is longer than they say kind of hike. We were sweating & totally wishing we had taken water. We know better for next time. Here in Virginia if we say it is 1/2 mile hike, you will darn sure it is a 1/2 mile hike. Maybe they measure different in other state, no clue??! Beth ( :

14 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Hello Beth, pretty waterfalls. Next time you have to remember to take water with you. Great photo and video.

Linda Kay said...

Awesome! Thanks for my water fall fix this morning!

EG CameraGirl said...

Sorry they exaggerated the shortness of the hike.. Let this be a lesson to not always believe waht you read. ;))

TexWisGirl said...

wow! noisy as heck!

William Kendall said...

It certainly looks pretty!

Lorrie said...

There are a few places we've been where the length of the hike has been greatly understated. Kind of frustrating! But what beauty! I love waterfalls.

Ida said...

What a bummer about the hike being longer then you expected but oh my to see that stunning falls would have been worth it. Loved the video.

Ruth Hiebert said...

The falls looks beautiful and sounds powerful.

Stephanie said...

Great waterfalls shots!

Rose said...

I can't watch the video right now, but will in a bit...what a place this looks to be.

Rose said...

Oh, my goodness, that is a LOT of water!

Tom said...

You are on my backyard!

Debbie said...

WoW, fast moving and very loud. i always have to be careful of hiking paths as i am not able to walk very far. this place looks lovely!!!!

Maggid said...

LOUD . . Really LOUD . . . maybe the counters could not think properly because
this water was So LOUD . . they either mis-communicated or got confused . . . Or, maybe They only walked a half mile . . . so that's what they posted . . .

maybe they meant to write - "Dear Beth, we only managed a half mile, it was so loud, we went home for a glass of water." Love, the sign people.

(giggle)

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