Buttermilk Glen, part of Buttermilk Falls State Park
obtained its name from the foaming cascade formed by
Buttermilk Creek as it flows down the steep valley side toward
Cayuga Lake. Water descends over 500 feet in a series of
cascades, rapids and pools. One of the highlights is a view of
Pinnacle Rock, which is a spire-like rock jutting 40 feet
above the stream. Buttermilk Falls State Park offers an upper
area with a small lake, hiking trails, gorge views, play
fields and picnic groves. The lower area of the park features
a campground, swimming pool and more play fields. An enjoyable
nature walk journeys through Larch Meadows, which is a moist,
Buttermilk Falls State Park (click here)
The Cumming Nature Center
is a part of the Rochester Museum & Science Center and
offers individuals, families and groups the opportunity to
explore over 15 miles of trails and see nature "up close".
Year round activities are available.
center offers restrooms, drinks and snacks (from vending
machines), and a wonderful wildlife viewing area where you can
relax and refresh after a workout on the trails.
Nature Center (Click Here)