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Crabtree Falls

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Address: Rte. 56, Wintergreen, VA
Phone Number: 5402912188
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Great, refreshing view!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
ty555
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houston
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houston
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48 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Melissa R
NC
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is about 1.4 miles to the top of the falls. Be prepared. There are slippery rocks and muddy areas and very steep areas. Wear the correct footwear and you will be just fine. It's $3 to park (honor system) but so worth it. It's a very popular spot. The bathrooms at the bottom (the beginning of the hike) are... More 

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Frederick, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This hike has everything; beautiful falls, fun trail, neat cave, & amazing views at the top! I've been on a ton of hikes & this is my favorite so far!! Can't wait to go back!

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Richmond, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

Crabtree falls is about two hours drive from Richmond down 164W. Perfect place to burn out extra calories and enjoy the view of the waterfall from multiple stops while climbing up the trail. Ensure you eat well before beginning the hike, you will need the extra energy to climb up the muddy path along the rocky surface of the trail.... More 

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burke, va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

A winding road and lovely scenery brought up to Crabtree Falls. After we paid the $3.00 entrance fee, we started our hike. It is lush and lovely, but if you are a novice hiker, beware! This is 1.7 miles of all up and relatively no flat areas. Remember that you also have to go back down. It's worth it and... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

We did the Crabtree Falls Trail for the first time this past weekend, and it was definitely a highlight to our trip. The falls are beautiful and the trail was fun. Being 1.7 miles up, it's definitely doable but make sure you have good shoes especially if it has rained recently. My suggestion would be do not stop at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Did this last Saturday. Overall, not too bad. Took about 40minutes to get to the top of 1.7miles. Most of it is easy with a nice grade up - one section of stairs had me breathing hard. Hiked a little bit further in with some gorgeous flowers in bloom and a beautiful stream - decided to turn around bc I... More 

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