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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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Winter Wonderland

Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area is located in the Monongahela National Forest, west of Hillsboro. We visited on the way up go skiing at Snowshoe during a cold spell and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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220 reviews 220 reviews
146 attraction reviews
371 helpful votes 371 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Falls of Hills Creek Scenic Area is located in the Monongahela National Forest, west of Hillsboro. We visited on the way up go skiing at Snowshoe during a cold spell and the waterfalls were spectacular in their frozen beauty. From the parking area, a paved, handicapped-accessible trail leads about a quarter-mile to the overlook for Upper Falls on Hills Creek.... More 

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VIRGINIA BEACH
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26 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The river wasn't flowing heavily but we still got to view the falls. There are 3 levels starting with the top. The top falls is an easy walk and after that the decked trail becomes many terraced stairways. Whew! Not for the weak of knees. Before you get to the lower level, there is a spiral stairway like a lighthouse.... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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29 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Just be prepared to walk. It is a decent hike, great falls at the end. The trek is worth the view. I never get enough of WV.

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Poca, West Virginia
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The kids and dog loved the walk down and there are several places to stop and view or rest if someone when need it. To get to the last fall, you have to walk down some steep staircases and I was afraid that to try it with my dog. There was another area that had metal staircases (little spikes for... More 

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Arlington, VA
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13 attraction reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

The quintessential beauty of West Virginia is on full display on the trails and the falls. The path and steps down to the lowest fall is well maintained, the most difficult part being the final descent, but it is mostly stairs. The trip down is worth it, postcard-like scenery all along the way. Allow for about an hour, my 79... More 

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3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have an SUV and a little bit of adventure, so even though the road was unplowed we forged ahead. It's about a quarter mile to get to where to park to take the trails to the falls. The women's bathroom was closed but the men's open. Not sure what was up with that, maybe because it's winter. Either way... More 

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Duncansville PA
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26 reviews 26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

I was looking for a good hike and this was recommended by an individual in Lewisburg. While it was not really a hike I am thankful I took the trip out. The trail is very well maintained; however, the steps can be slippy so you really want to be careful when going down the stairs. I took the "trail" the... More 

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Tiffin, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

Very nice falls. What i liked was on the lower falls you can go under them. I wished I was wearing a suit though. Very cool.

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Boones Mill, Virginia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
22 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

All three falls are gorgeous! The boardwalks are very well maintained and make the trip easier. The hike to the last falls is pretty strenuous, but well worth it. Allow at least an hour for the round trip.

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Charleston, West Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012

Like most of West Virginia, the Falls of Hills Creek is a very beautiful area. Many sections of the boardwalk have been replaced and it's a nice hike to the lower falls. Lots of steps to climb back up! There were several people enjoying this area when we hiked in October.

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