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Gorge Trail

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 4.5 (6)

A run through the gorges in Buttermilk Falls State Park.


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Map Key

0.7

Miles

1.1

KM

66%

Runnable

911' 278 m

High

425' 130 m

Low

486' 148 m

Up

26' 8 m

Down

14%

Avg Grade (8°)

39%

Max Grade (21°)

Dogs Leashed

Features River/Creek · Views · Waterfall

The park is usually closed during the winter months.

Description

The first part of the trail is a steep set of steps and trails where you'll gain a majority of your elevation. Once you've reached the stone path, the elevation gains slow down, and the rest of the run up the gorge is much easier. It should be noted though that these stone paths can be slick whenever water is present on them.

Contacts

Land Manager: NY State Parks

Shared By:

Robert Carson

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  4.5 from 6 votes

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#215

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#6,770

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Photos

Falls
Oct 21, 2018 near South Hill, NY
Falls on the gorge trail
Oct 21, 2018 near South Hill, NY
View of Buttermilk Falls at the start of the trail.
Oct 19, 2016 near South Hill, NY
Bridge that connects the Rim Trail to the Gorge Trail
Oct 21, 2018 near South Hill, NY
Deep pool along the trail
Oct 21, 2018 near South Hill, NY
Above the falls
Oct 21, 2018 near South Hill, NY

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