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“Amazing”
Review of Bushkill Falls

Ranked #1 of 5 things to do in Bushkill
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for older children
Reviewed December 2, 2013

We did one of the easier trails because neither one of us wore the right shoes. The place is beautiful! There are many photo ops so be prepared to stop a lot. You could spend an hour here or all day depending on your mood and trail you pick. The only negative for us that day was the dreary weather and cold. I think I'd like to try and visit during warmer and nicer weather.

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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This place is amazingly well kept. There are tons of waterfalls here and great photographic opportunities. The walkway is quite narrow so you will take up the entire walkway if you set a tripod down. Luckily, there are some spots that are wider and people can walk pass you. The red trail is VERY easy despite being 3 miles. There are stairs that you have to climb, but it's stairs, it's not like you have to do a rock scramble. The bathrooms are fairly clean as well. Fairly large parking lot. Another plus is that it is really easy to drive to.

One big downside to this place is that the dogs have to be on leash. There just isn't enough space to let your dogs roam free. Having said that, I still think the dogs should be able to go off leash. Another downside is the $12.50 fee. I guess since the place looks so nice, they have to charge for maintenance. If that's the case, then they should allow dogs to be off leash. I also do wish this place was opened during the winter times. I think it should be. Yes the trails will be covered with snow and probably get frozen over but the pictures of the waterfalls with the backdrop of snow would be amazing.

I would highly recommend this place for photographers that want to get a lot of experience in photographing moving water.

1  Thank Mystiqz
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Reviewed November 25, 2013

This is a great little morning or afternoon hike. The falls are beautiful and make for some wonderful photos. The trails are kept up well and we enjoy visiting this attraction when we are in Pennsylvania.

1  Thank letsgettraveling
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Reviewed November 22, 2013

Overpriced because I am used to good price or no fee state parks and low fee National Parks. But this park is privately owned. It is well kept kept so they need to pay the employees to keep it that way. It was a beautiful day when we went. We saw it all! Awesome views of the falls from different views and levels. The falls were breath taking.If you love viewing nature you will enjoy this. Such a relaxing and reflective hike. With the bridges,steps and walkways in a lot of the hike it makes it helpful for a lot of people that don't do a lot of hiking, like myself!! A must see!! Must take your camera or else you will be very upset with yourself!!!!

2  Thank COLEVILLE
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Reviewed November 20, 2013

Growing up near the falls I can say its 100% for mountain/nature lovers. The falls are serene and beautiful, the woods are full and green and the people are wonderful.

1  Thank Sarah C
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