We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Crabtree Falls

Rte. 56, 6 mi east of Blue Ridge Pkwy., or 19 mi from Wintergreen by following Rte. 151 south and then Rte. 56 west at Roseland, Wintergreen, VA
Improve this listing
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls
41 visitor photos
Write a Review

100 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    66
    29
    5
    0
    0
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Other
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

It is a long way up the mountain with very nice views of the falls. View at the top is great and worth the climb. Cool place.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Frederick, Maryland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Easy access to the lower falls, more spectacular the higher you go. Trail gets more challenging towards the top. Would like to be there when the water was flowing more, but still very beautiful!

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It's a workout for sure, but was worth every moment!!! Bring lunch for the top and water! Don't forget a camera! Great trip!

Was this review helpful? Yes
oh
Top Contributor
97 reviews 97 reviews
17 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Very nice way to spend an afternoon. Saw all different ages, sizes, shapes, of hikers. There are many places to stop and take a break if you need to. It would be great if there was a little snack shack at the top! That way, we wouldn't have to lug water bottles/snacks with us. It is a pretty hike and... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Chennai (Madras), India
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Good waterfall; great view; Not good for old people or with a child; Pack lot of water and energy drinks

Was this review helpful? Yes
Baltimore, MD
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
69 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The trail is one hour up and another down. A child with some waking experience can easily do it. For others, it might be enough to do half way. The walk is steep. Safety: railings are in arbitrary places, so stay with your child at all times. Don't let them venture ahead alone. Lovely views, fauna, and flora. Amazing! Get... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

A very peaceful hike up an amazing waterfall. The hike to the top is about 2 miles. The waterfall itself is said to be a 1200 ft cascading waterfall which is the largest east of the Mississippi. There are many viewpoints along the way to stop and see the water. There is also a $3 fee to park unless you... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
West Hartford CT
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Just hiked Crabtree with my family and my brother in-law and his family and it was really amazing. Age range for the kids 18, 16, 13 and 7 years-old and all were happy....that in itself made the hike enjoyable. Definitely a good steep trail that you need to mind your footing on, but the pace and vista stops were really... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 via mobile

This was a nice hike of about 2 miles to the falls. It gets very steep at points and has a combination of steps and rugged terrain. There are a few terraces to stop at and rest and enjoy the views. It is a little stenuous but its worth it if you can make it to the top. There are... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Virginia
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We hiked this on Father's day with our teenagers. The weather was a perfect 70 degrees. There are quite a few stairs, but plenty of spots to stop and rest. We even packed a lunch and ate near one of the views of the falls. Great hike.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1

Travelers who viewed Crabtree Falls also viewed

Shenandoah National Park, VA
 

Been to Crabtree Falls? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Do you own or manage Crabtree Falls?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing