Buttermilk Falls County Park

Buttermilk Falls County Park

Buttermilk Falls - Photo credit: Jakob Franke Buttermilk Falls - Photo credit: Jakob Franke
41.086973, -73.947204

The land is primarily steep woodland, with Buttermilk Falls cascading down the mountain in a westerly direction. It forms a part of the Palisades ridge. There are numerous Chestnut Oak, Red Oak, White Oak, Maple, Hemlock, Dogwood, Wild Rose and Sumac.

This 75-acre park is maintained in its natural state, with several hiking trails traversing the steep woodland. A highlight is Buttermilk Falls, which cascades down the mountain through a gorge.

The park was acquired  by Rockland County in 1975. For decades, the falls have been a natural attraction for their deep gorge and ravine effects. From a flat rock at a scenic overlook, one can...

Park Acreage:

75.00 acres


West Nyack

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Contact Information

Web Link:

Buttermilk Falls County Park


(845) 364-2670



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Dogs on leash

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June 14, 2015
Virtual Tour of Buttermilk Falls County Park!
Check out a virtual tour of Buttermilk Falls County Park on NJUrbanForest.com!   http://njurbanforest.com/2015/05/31/hiking-buttermilk-falls-county-park/   Plenty of Pictures!!!!
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