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Bushkill Falls

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Address: 138 Bushkill Falls Rd, Bushkill, PA 18324
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes

Bushkill Falls, a series of eight cascading waterfalls, is one of the...

Bushkill Falls, a series of eight cascading waterfalls, is one of the state’s most popular outdoor destinations. Nestled in the Pocono Mountains, the Falls – known as the Niagara of Pennsylvania –are a favorite of hikers, fishermen, birdwatchers and all those who treasure the nature’s beauty.

Closed November - April.

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Great day trip

Totally enjoyed the day at Bushkill Falls. Arrived just when they opened and stayed to about noon. Very well maintained, wonderful natural scenery, very nice people and all in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Totally enjoyed the day at Bushkill Falls. Arrived just when they opened and stayed to about noon. Very well maintained, wonderful natural scenery, very nice people and all in the woods out of the hot sun but with few if any bugs.

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Paterson, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We went on a Sunday in September and got there around 10:30am. There was plenty of parking and the place was not yet crowded. We first did the family hike route through the falls and it was amazing. The kids enjoyed hiking the trails which took a little under an hour. There are other longer trails for older kids and... More 

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Hayward, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

$13.50 to enter and hike. Hike consists of stairways with 6" high steps (they do warn you before you buy your ticket). Saw a lot of garbage on the trails and overflowing trash cans with 1/2 a can of trash outside the full can! Nothing special about the shops lining the parking area outside. Chairs and benches in shops area... More 

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Bushkill Falls is a lovely place to visit during the Fall or any season. I can't say that I think it is the "Niagra of Pennsylvania" but it certainly is beautiful. The park has different rates- 14.50 for adults, 13.50 for seniors, 8.50 for children and free for children under 3. I do think it is worth the cost. You... More 

Thank Kate B
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I went to the falls for a hiking day on our anniversary. Wasn't thrilled that they charged 14.50 per adult to hike. The falls were nice, the hiking was decent. The red trail was pretty tough but there are plenty of signs to warn you. The biggest issue we had was it is touristy. Costs for everything.... More 

Thank Dave W
Loudonville, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A lot of stairs and walking but worth it, just take your time. We took the medium trail (45 minutes) and the falls were fantastic and a nice walk in the woods.

Thank Sandy D
Central Florida, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The water falls are beautiful and great for family photos. The hike down is easy. Back up to entrance is difficult with small children, but do able. Brought my family for the first time and they loved the views. The older blonde cashier at the counter was extremely rude and annoyed that we asked a question when we arrived. We... More 

Thank Jennifer W
menasha, wi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were driving from new York to Wisconsin and decoded to stop to stretch. It was definitely worth the money for the hours of hiking. It's beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We ended our week later nag trip to the poconos with a visit to the falls before heading to the airport. Was a good decision. Although I had been as a child 45+ years ago. I had forgotten how beautiful this was. We enjoyed the yellow popular trail. I think it would have been easier to go to the right... More 

Thank flnavigator
Hatboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Walked for 2 hours the Red trail with fantastic views of 8 falls. Somewhat challenging but achievable for someone used to hiking moderate trails. Had great ice cream at end at Sugar Mountain Sweet Shop as a reward. Mini museum on history of Bushkill Falls interesting.

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