NEW YORK STATE PARK
Located just across the road from Ithaca College, Buttermilk Falls State Park offers many outdoor opportunities. Students can walk there from campus or drive to the main entrance to experience a variety of waterfalls, gorge and nature trails, and swimming opportunities. There are camping and cabins, picnic spots, and playgrounds available. Experience one of Ithaca's many state parks just 1 mile from the Circle Apartments.
Fees (collected April 20 - October 20): $8 per car at lower parking area - head to the upper parking area for free entry
Notes: some trail closures during winter months
24 hour access
Miles of trails