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Buttermilk Falls

Buttermilk Falls Road, Ludlow, VT
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Refreshing and fun

This is an easy to get to series of swimming holes. We started at the lower falls and "hiked" up... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Deerfield, Massachusetts
Easy walk from Jackson Gore Inn

Buttermilk Falls are about a 30 minute walk from Jackson Gore Inn. The falls are maybe 200 -300... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Larry K
Cheshire, Connecticut
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“swimming hole” (12 reviews)
“short trail” (5 reviews)
“water shoes” (5 reviews)
Buttermilk Falls Road, Ludlow, VT
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Reviewed yesterday

This is an easy to get to series of swimming holes. We started at the lower falls and "hiked" up and around to the top falls. Kids and adults were jumping off rocks into the water. The water isn't very deep but is cold and...More

Thank momsadreamer
Reviewed 5 days ago

Buttermilk Falls are about a 30 minute walk from Jackson Gore Inn. The falls are maybe 200 -300 feet off the road. The falls are not very tall but the area is nice. On the upper falls people were diving off the rocks into the...More

1  Thank Larry K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The top fall was breathtaking. The middle and lower falls were pretty. We enjoyed the sites and adventure we had.

Thank stefanieg676
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place to take kids. Even a nice spot up by old bridge where it's not as deep for young kids. Can get busy but was quite and peaceful when we arrived around 4pm on a weekday.

Thank Michael L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Falls are hidden down a small path. Just park at the end of the road and the path is just off the road. Very pretty, cool and relaxing

1  Thank Verlajean M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

13 members of my family, (Age 3 - 60), were there July 16, 2017, it was amazing. Would have loved to have been able to spend more time there. Nice little hike from. Would definitely do this again, and bring a picnic lunch with us....More

6  Thank Diane B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Very nice falls just off the road. There are three falls very short distance from each other ( lower, middle, upper) and plenty of options for a quick dip. Only issue I see with this is if you have kids is as usual with these...More

1  Thank Spelunk11
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

The falls were very easy to hike. They had different levels where you could swim and jump from the cliff. We had kids ranging from 9-17 in our group and they all had fun.

2  Thank Ssymecko
Reviewed 15 June 2017

This a lovely spot close to Ludlow and easily hikeable in an hour or two. Surprise-able in its seeming remoteness yet right off the road. Bring your trunks and bath in the pools then sun on the rocks. Avoid going in black fly season (May/June)...More

Thank James S
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Great little falls and one can wade and swim around the area. It does get crowded but worth a trip to see.

Thank SteveHowdy
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Ellen M
21 July 2017|
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Response from Diane B | Reviewed this property |
Yes, we saw lots of dogs with their owners. our grandkids were getting a kick out of all the different dogs they saw. The youngest granddaughter would ask after each encounter, can we buy it and take it home.. 4 years old... More
Joseph H
28 February 2017|
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Response from Erin P | Reviewed this property |
It's not really a picnic destination. Better to hike the falls and then drive 5 minutes to Okemo mountain and picnic on the slopes. In fact, if you want to have a picnic/hiking day, drive to the top of the clock tower base... More
Ann- Marie F
9 July 2016|
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Response from Robert O | Reviewed this property |
you could wade through the streams and see the falls but no area to jump in