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Buttermilk Falls

Buttermilk Falls Road, Ludlow, VT
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Great views and easy hiking!

Stopped by here while staying in Ludlow. It was an easy walk/hike to one of the waterfall spots... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2016
Jennifer L
Photographers and hikers delight

Photographers...a short walk from the road with gear..always a plus! Lovely cascades with varied... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Killingly, Connecticut
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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 10 October 2016

Stopped by here while staying in Ludlow. It was an easy walk/hike to one of the waterfall spots. The view was great and relaxing. A great short trip.

Thank Jennifer L
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Photographers...a short walk from the road with gear..always a plus! Lovely cascades with varied rock textures and colors. Fall foliage time should make for lovely images...too early for our visit last week. There are 3 falls, upper, middle and lower...we didn't see upper but the...More

2  Thank mrsaj15
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Nice place to go swimming. Fun and pretty. You have to drive down a little road w/the same name and park where you can and walk into the woods just a tad to a beautiful hole and river to swim in

1  Thank TeriG1957
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Great swimming place in the summer, fun to jump off the rocks when its deep enough. It will be cold at all times, be advised

1  Thank Bruns1
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Really need location.. we visited Sept 16 and water level was low. Still a nice afternoon... wading vs swimming. With higher water levels would have been really great.

2  Thank soccertravel
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Easy to find, good parking, paths to all 3 falls, nice place to visit and dangle your toes in the cool waters, If you are daring, a cool dip on a hot day. Enjoyed a picnic lunch and the sound of the falls.

2  Thank KaroleArt
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Very small falls and water pool. Little hard to access for elderly or physically challenged. We actually fell asleep on the rocks in the sun with the sound of the water.

Thank RikkilynCT
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Many beautiful falls and wonderful swimming holes. Nice trail meanders through the woods along the river and past many picturesque waterfalls.

Thank Kathy F
Reviewed 6 September 2016

This is a great spot for a quick little hike. I did see several people swimming, but I decided against it after hearing several rattlesnakes. Beautiful scenery, but don't expect to stay too long - the trail is short.

Thank KTBMTravels
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Buttermilk Falls is one of the natural wonders of the area. Clean, refreshing and absolutely invigorating, it is a great swimming hole to cool off in. The water is cold and it might take your breath away but it is worth it!

Thank Janice L
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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
27 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
8 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