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Address: Rte. 56, Wintergreen, VA
Phone Number: 5402912188
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Beautiful scenery!

Beautiful scenery throughout this area. Great hiking. Unfortunately we got a rainy day so we did not stay too long. We will do this again!

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Junellen
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Houston, Texas
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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful scenery throughout this area. Great hiking. Unfortunately we got a rainy day so we did not stay too long. We will do this again!

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Thornburg
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The first 500 feet is paved and anyone can get to that...basically the bottom lower of the falls....to get to the upper falls its a bit of a hike....steps either of wood or rock some a little tricky for kids or older adults....but all in all not to bad to manage some areas have railings as well...several over look and... More 

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Center Valley, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I hiked this trail at 8:30 on a Monday morning in early August 2016. In a light rain... We wore hiking boots, had rain jackets and used trekking poles. This is a hike where hiking boots and poles help a lot. Before beginning our hike, we visited their restrooms. They were not well maintained and the women's... More 

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Thank PhilosophicalOldGuy
London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When I first saw this online I thought it would be a nice little trip with our Labrador to wear off some energy before getting back in the car - well it wasn't so little, it's about 4 miles round trip and a lot of uphill and stairs - however, the views are TOTALLY worth it. Bonus, our dog sleep... More 

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Gloucester, Virginia, United States
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Due to physical limitations, we only walked to the lower falls which were quite lovely. The walk was only about 500 yards from the parking lot. Downer -- bathroom facilities are nasty and really need to be improved!

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Thank Betty D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These falls are off VA 56 east from the blue ridge parkway. Honor system parking just a few dollars. The climb up is steep and says it is 1.7 miles up. We only made it about3/4 the way up and turned back because you switch back away from the falls quite a bit and also a storm was rolling in.... More 

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houston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

If you are in the area, this is a spot well worth visiting. Once you drive there, there is not that long of a hike to get to the main part of the waterfalls. If we had more time, we would have done more hiking here. We only had to pay a $3 parking fee - bargain!!

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Greenbush, VA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Stopped on a whim and we were glad we did. The walk/climb to the top is not to be taken lightly. The first 500 feet to the lowest overlook is wheelchair accessible. Beyond that it is 1.7 miles of rocky, sometimes steep path to the top overlook - wear appropriate shoes!!! The last waterfall overlook is at 1.4 miles. There... More 

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NC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016

I had seen a photo of waterfalls at a craft show and asked the person selling it where it was taken. He said Crabtree Falls, VA. I had never heard of it before but knew I wanted to go see them as the picture was beautiful! It was worth the trip and worth the hike. There are actually several cascades... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Loved it. The hike was beautiful!!! Took about 2 1/2 hours. Weather was gorgeous and trail was great . Highly recommend!

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