The high falls of cheat is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in the monongahela and at an altitude of over 2 800ft one of the highest. The widest waterfall in west virginia at 1500 feet wide sandstone falls located in hinton wv.
From the seneca creek trailhead follow the seneca creek trail for 4 miles along seneca creek to seneca falls.
Waterfalls near elkins west virginia. There is some good trout fishing below the falls. Your free account works with all adventure projects sites. At the bottom of the falls there is a nice swimming hole that you can swim in if you are brave enough to deal with the cold water.
The high falls of cheat is horseshoe shaped and over 100ft wide falling 20ft into a large pool below. Both trains stop at the falls so it can get busy for a few minutes at a time. The lower falls at 63 feet is the second highest waterfall in west virginia.
The author of waterfalls of virginia and west virginia estimates there are 275 waterfalls in west virginia including some impressive underground ones. It roars fiercely from the mountainside dropping over a horseshoe bend of rock 150 feet wide and 18 feet high and empties into a crystal pool before tumbling down the mountain to become the. In west virginia 12 605.
The trail will cross seneca creek multiple times and the crossing can be adventurous during high water. Sign up or log in. Tucked away in a narrow gorge just off the highland scenic highway is a hidden treasure known as the falls of hills creek scenic area.
Jeff flickr this impressively wide waterfall can be found on the new river and it is best viewed from the sandstone visitor center. Some of state s most scenic waterfalls are blackwater falls lower hill creek falls and cathedral falls. This trail crosses over shavers mountain from beulah road to high falls.
This popular 114 acre area contains three waterfalls 25 feet 45 feet and 63 feet. Hills creek just 5 miles from the cranberry mountain nature center in monongahela national forest and boasts some of the cleanest clearest water in west virginia. Near elkins west virginia.
This map obviously shows just a tiny fraction. The 3 falls of hills creek are hidden in a wonderland of rhododendrons and moss. It is one of the largest and most lofty waterfalls in west virginia located in the allegheny mounains at an altitude of more 2 800 feet above sea level.