Buttermilk Falls Natural Area, New Florence

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Waterfall · Nature / Park
Buttermilk Falls Natural Area is located in Clyde, Indiana County, Pennsylvania, United States. At 46 feet (14 m), they are one of the highest waterfalls in Pennsylvania. There is also a short trail to a location behind the falls.

The site is also notable for being the home of Fred McFeely from 1931 to 1956. Mr. McFeely, from Latrobe, Pennsylvania was the grandfather of Fred Rogers of "Mister Rogers' Neighborhood" on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) Public television stations. The stone foundations of their home, stable and swimming area they used as a rural retreat are still visible.
The property is managed by the Indiana County Parks and Trails Department.

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  • Wonderful afternoon spent taking in the beauty of the park and the falls . Enjoyed reading all of the signs of Mr. Rodgers sayings along the trail to falls .  more »
  • We took a day trip to see the falls. It's a very quick five minute walk from the parking area to the fall. It was neat that there was a bridge that took you behind the veil. However, the walkway down....  more »

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