Buttermilk Falls in the Delaware Water Gap
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
N 41° 08.237 W 074° 53.306
18T E 509363 N 4554002
This loop has a little of everything. Waterfalls, Ravines, valley walking, Steep climb, Ridge walking, views and a bushwhack. The trails starts out in a natural area that you take through a Ravine, lined with hemlock and Rhododendrons. Also the first of the falls. Then you walk through the Walpack Valley were you get views of the Kittatinny ridge and the Hidden and Buttermilk falls.
Waymark Code: WM4N0
Location: New Jersey, United States
Date Posted: 12/07/2005
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member The Royles
Views: 140

3 waterfalls, cascades/slides, views, natrual Area, hemlocks, good climb
Near: Branchville, NJ
Distance: 9.3 miles round trip
Elevation Gain: 1740 ft
Hike Time: 5 hours
Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Condition: OK, but a few difficult spots
HikeType: Loop

From the valley the trails starts its accent up to the top of the ridge. This is were you will get great views from the top of Rattlesnake Mt and Bird Mt. Then you descend into a notch were you pick up your bushwhack along the headwaters of Tillmans Brook.
These are the trails to take. Red Tillmans tr heading down stream, left onto Mountain Rd, Left onto Blue Buttermilk falls Tr, left onto white Appalachian Tr, left onto blue Brink tr, Take this to stream crossing and make left onto Tillman brook (bushwhack). Eventually you pick up the Tillman tr back to Parking.
Type: Cascade

Waterfall Height: 50

Seasonality: Perennial

Viewpoint: Middle

Path Up and Down: Full

Walk Behind: Not at all

Parking Coordinates: Not Listed

Watercourse: Not listed

Seasons of Best Flow: Not listed

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