Fox branch falls is an incredibly beautiful waterfall located in west virginia close to hawks nest lake. You will head into new river gorge in order to reach fox branch falls which is a steep path that approaches new river.
The 69 ft cascade falls crash into a large pool surrounded by 200 ft cliff walls.
Amazing waterfalls in virginia. Natural tunnel state park the frozen beauty of winter at natural tunnel state park. If you enjoy hiking at virginia state parks consider the grand reward of discovering a magnificent waterfall. You ll see why it s also one of our favorite virginia hikes.
Crabtree falls is one of the best known waterfall hikes in virginia. Whiteoak canyon is one of the most popular destinations in the entire shenandoah national park mostly because it has six waterfalls. About 15 miles south of d c.
Straight branch falls virginia creeper trail washington county. It is located in george washington forest s glenwood and pedlar ranger district. The best time to see a waterfall is typically after a rain event which fortunately for us is a regular happening in the hot summer months in virginia.
This waterfall travels on a park tram path which is rather different from all the other waterfalls in west virginia. In mclean located on the potomac river the 800 acre great falls national park offers hiking to three separate platforms from which to view its epic and eponymous cascades. Located in giles county va cascade falls attracts around 150 000 visitors every year.
The walk access. Get directions and more details 3 of 13. The 1373 mile great virginia waterfall trail is a combination of highways byways and county roads that connect almost all of virginia s spectacular and accessible waterfalls in a figure 8 roadtrip.
Without question cascade falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in virginia. Waterfalls swimming holes and beautiful hiking look no further than the cascades trail in pembroke. These are popular destinations so you can expect a bit of a crowd.
It s a 2 mile hike each way once you get onto the trail at the beginning. 1 of 2 nature parks in pembroke the waterfall at the top is amazing and there is a beautiful place to sit and take in the beautiful majestic scenes and sounds of nature. Each waterfall ranging in height from 35 to 86 feet has a swimming hole at the bottom.
You can access this hike only a short distance from blue ridge parkway. Crabtree falls might be the highest waterfall east of the mississippi depending on how you measure a waterfall but there is no doubt that crabtree falls is the highest waterfall in virginia. But this incredible atmosphere will well be worth it.
The trailhead is placed at the upper parking lot. Buy the kindle book the great virginia waterfall trail.