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Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area

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Address: Route 39, Highland Scenic Highway, Monongahela National Forest, Hillsboro, WV 24946
Phone Number: 304-653-4826, 304-846-2695
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Great falls but not for the feint of heart !!!

Awesome set of 3 falls ... First one was not too bad too see the second one wasn't real bad to get to but the third and best fall is a beast !!! You will climb down about 5 or 6... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 18, 2015
Ken B
Hampton Virginia
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Hampton Virginia
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Awesome set of 3 falls ... First one was not too bad too see the second one wasn't real bad to get to but the third and best fall is a beast !!! You will climb down about 5 or 6 down to the lower falls !! Around 400 steps down and back up !! A great hike and worth... More 

Thank Ken B
Westminster, Maryland
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I've visited a good number of waterfalls across the country and this is definitely one of my favorites. After a gentle short level hike you begin the trek down to different levels of the falls (staircase at each major bend). Each view is different, especially as the lighting changes with each bend. Well worth it - just take your time,... More 

Thank Esther I
Peachtree City, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I was hoping to see waterfalls on my trip to WV, and rest assured this scratched that itch. I was enjoying the views on the Highland Scenic Highway (which had a few pretty roadside waterfalls itself) when I made it to this location. You've got a sizable parking lot (with restrooms) before embarking on a 1.5 mile round-trip journey through... More 

Thank ScottInPTC-GA
Chicago, Illinois
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57 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I love waterfalls so I absolutely had to check this one off my bucket list visiting the beautiful state of West Virginia. I appreciated for my mom who uses a walker the beautiful scenery and paved way for her to easily access the upper falls. The hubby and my children did the walk from the upper falls to the middle... More 

Thank Ofamily2014
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

We love it! Lots of steps, steep grade in a few places. If anyone has knee or walking issues, would not suggest this adventure.. The falls was bursting with waters where it has rained the night before, just beautiful and romantic.. It's definitely a must!!

Thank Mikepaula14
Freeport, Pennsylvania
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347 reviews
154 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 367 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

I've visited the falls several times over the past few decades. They are lovely in all weather, but most impressive after a few inches of rain. Even in drought seasons I've never seen the falls dry, but after rain the water thunders over the drops. There are three waterfalls. The first is a short, five minute walk from the car... More 

Thank redwolf275
West Virginia
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54 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

Gorgeous! The upper falls can only be viewed from the top, but it is accessible by wheelchair. The other two falls require you to descend (and then climb back up) lots of stairs. We saw them on a rainy day and they were spectacular. We had the added bonus of seeing an owl sitting above the falls!

1 Thank wirttravelers
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Beautiful falls, a wide variety of vegetation and wildflowers. Remote and quiet. Steps are walkways are steep and slippery, the air quite damp and a challenge for asthma sufferers and those with allergies. The cage-enclosed steps that hang over a cliff are also tough for anyone with balance issues/vertigo. I made it only to the middle falls on this trip... More 

Thank Granny S
Columbus Ohio
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76 reviews
45 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015

I will start by saying that if you are not in shape and athletic, this will be a very difficult hike. It is about a 90 minute round trip on some steps that if wet (like they were when we went) can be very slippery. There are extremely steep steps here and there and a trail that winds around a... More 

1 Thank Jasonhomey
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31 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

My wife and I went to the falls and walked all the way down to the lowest fall. It is a heckuva walk, we are not in great shape and I have arthritis in both my knees but we made and it was well worth it. The falls are about a 45 minute drive from Snoeshow and it is a... More 

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