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Bushkill Falls

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Address: 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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Bushkill Falls Beautiful, but lots of stairs!

Made the trip to Bushkill Falls. It is definitely beautiful and a natural wonder in Pennsylvania. There are a few different trails you can take but they all ultimately intertwine... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 6, 2015
Calabasas, California
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Calabasas, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015

Made the trip to Bushkill Falls. It is definitely beautiful and a natural wonder in Pennsylvania. There are a few different trails you can take but they all ultimately intertwine with one another. We took the harder "Red" trail. It took about 2 hours and led us around the entire perimeter of the falls/park area. The loop around to the... More 

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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015 via mobile

This is a wonderful place. There are so many waterfalls. The trail is long and scenic and is built up with steps and stairs for easy walking. The only thing not-so-easy was climbing some of those long flights of stairs on one part. But it was well worth it in the end.

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New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2015

A beautiful place which is perfect for a family outing, couples, friends, just about everyone. The hike is awesome. The waterfalls simply add to the beauty and charm of this place. A day well spent. I will definitely come back again and would recommend it to anyone who loves hiking. The red trail is not as difficult as it looks.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2015

After many years of wanting to come here, I finally got the chance to visit last month (on my birthday). My family and I came early so parking was easy and no lines going into the falls. The stairs/trails leading to the falls look challenging but fun. I had no issue going down the stairs even though it was pretty... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015 via mobile

We really enjoyed the falls and the overlook areas. There's alot to enjoy but we only saw the main falls as the rest were more of a hike (almost 2 miles). Theres 6 or 8 other waterfalls total. They have nice steps and boardwalk like paths to follow and well hung signs showing the paths. Above the main falls is... More 

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015

Bushkill Falls has something for everyone. If you are an avid hiker, then the red trail is for you. The scenery is beautiful as is the falls. We enjoyed taking our time and taking lots of pictures. After we were done we stopped by the ice cream and fudge shop to get an after hike treat.

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Whitehall, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2015

Just did this hike with family (6 kids ranging in ages from 7-17) this weekend. We did the hardest route and the kids were totally fine doing it. It took about 2 1/2 hours but allows you to see all the falls (which you might as well do bc you pay the same price regardless). I would def. wear bug... More 

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 3, 2015

We went to Bushkill Falls for the afternoon and are so glad we did! The falls were gorgeous and the paths were very people friendly. The admission was a bit steep, but once you enter and see all of the hand rails and stairs that help make the falls accessible you can understand the pricing. We are all in fairly... More 

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Bangor, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 2, 2015

The trails are set up to give you exactly what you want. A short 15 minute view of the biggest waterfall or a 2-3 hour intense hike while seeing all of the falls. My 11 year old and I hiked the Red trail. The signs clearly say there are steps and rocky rooty trail. They mean it. The other trails... More 

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Saint Pauls, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015

This was our first time so we didn't know what to expect...it was great !!! The Falls are each different but all are impressive. Be prepared to walk and climb stairs. At the entrance/exit are the tourist shops. Take a view at the Museum, too. Check their website for more info.

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