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Gorgeous and fun for kids

Went with our 2 & 5 yr olds. It’s only a 2 minute walk in (at most) and we had a picnic lunch at... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Beautiful spot.

Buttermilk Falls is a beautiful spot in Long Lake. A very easy walk from the parking lot. There are... read more

Reviewed August 15, 2018
rochester, ny
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“short walk”(7 reviews)
“on the rocks”(6 reviews)
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All reviews picnic tables short walk on the rocks easy access easy hike beautiful spot quick stop rushing water nice waterfall walk around swimming hole picnic lunch a great place to spend black olives road spring flow
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Went with our 2 & 5 yr olds. It’s only a 2 minute walk in (at most) and we had a picnic lunch at the picnic tables. The kids had an awesome time scrambling around on the rocks, looking for fish and frogs. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank travelcreatures
Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

Buttermilk Falls is a beautiful spot in Long Lake. A very easy walk from the parking lot. There are rapids as well as waterfalls. A swimming hole too but there are no lifeguards. There are a few picnic tables and grills in the wooded area....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank abbyr0se
Reviewed July 29, 2018

Be very careful if you come here. I wouldn't suggest it. There has been already 4 deaths there is 2018. I feel that there should be warning signs around this place. I was told this information by the police because when I was there there...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 521jason
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

Very enjoyable place to bring a picnic lunch...the Falls are lovely. There is a nice trail to rake an easy hike.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Loretto H
Reviewed July 5, 2018

Falls were nice for a quick stop. Very close to the road for those who do not hike. It would be nice for kids who like to climb around on rocks and stuff. I fished the outflow with some success.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Q3524BOcarlb
Reviewed June 29, 2018

We have been returning to visit for decades and it always is special in every type of weather and lighting. Make memories nby coming here.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Gwen H
Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Convenient place to have a fast picnic and very convenient to the road if you want to get out of the car but not change into hiking boots.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Simeon B
Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

Had never been to the falls before, so we decided to get some sandwiches in town and check it out. A short walk to a picnic area where we ate. Not too many bugs consider it is black fly season. A nice relaxing picnic by...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank camcris518
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful! Short walk to perfect picnic area. I have visited in winter when its magical. As well as Autumn with the impressive water flowing.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Rachel M
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We always make Buttermilk Falls a stop on our way into coming to the Long Lake area. It is a bit of a drive down the road, not much information cluttering the road side. Then there it is!! Park and walk on the short trail...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Lucy-srokose T
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