Waterfall Wednesday: Buttermilk Falls, Indiana County, Pa.

Ellen Matis

Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Buttermilk Falls in Indiana County, Pennsylvania.

State: Pennsylvania

(Indiana Gazette photo)
(Indiana Gazette photo)

Location: Indiana County, Pennsylvania

Height: 45 feet

The 48-acre natural area was donated to Indiana County Parks in 1995 by the Keystone-Conemaugh Group, owners of the nearby Conemaugh Generating Station. As a natural area, the site has been set aside to protect both typical and unique plant and animal communities and to protect outstanding examples of natural beauty, according to the park’s website.

How to get there:

Buttermilk Falls is located at 570 Valley Brook Rd, New Florence. See a map here.

While you’re there:

Indiana County is home to many other parks and recreational opportunities. See fall foliage on one of the county’s many trails, or visit one of the many covered bridges in the area. 

More information: http://bit.ly/1NgD768


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