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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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Wonderful waterfalls and hike!

We discovered this place through geocaching. There is a virtual geocache at the lowest of the falls and we took the hike to claim that geocache find. What a wonderful hike down... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
SevenJuran
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Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland, Ohio
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We discovered this place through geocaching. There is a virtual geocache at the lowest of the falls and we took the hike to claim that geocache find. What a wonderful hike down all of the stairs and beautiful waterfalls to view along the way. The experience is well worth the uphill hike back to the car.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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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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37 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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31 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
55 helpful votes 55 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
111 helpful votes 111 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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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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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22 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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