Virginia Waterfalls

Virginia Waterfalls – Guide for Explorers

We are currently photographing all the accessible waterfalls in Virginia. Our photos, descriptions and 3D maps will be published in a coffee table book by late November 2018!

 

Here is our working map of Virginia Waterfalls. We are aware of at least a dozen or so additional waterfalls but plan to include only the ones that are accessible to the public.

There are links to a description of every waterfall below the map on this page.

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Lace Falls

Lace Falls in Virginia

Lace Falls in Natural Bridge State Park - Rockbridge County Lace Falls is a wonderful surprise at the end of ...
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Blue Suck Falls

Blue Suck Falls in Virginia

Blue Suck Falls in Bath County in Douthat State Park Hiking to Blue Suck Falls can be a frustrating experience ...
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Crab Orchard Branch Falls

Crab Orchard Branch Falls in Virginia

Crab Orchard Branch Falls is part of the wonderful Guest River Gorge Trail - 5.8 miles of paved trail for ...
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Whitetop Laurel Falls

Whitetop Laurel Falls in Virginia

Whitetop Laurel Falls in Washington County The Virginia Creeper National Recreation Trail is a 34.3-mile rail-to-recreation trail and home to the ...
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Comers Creek Falls

Comers Creek Falls in Virginia

Comers Creek Falls in Grayson County Better known as a water source for Appalachian Trail hikers, Comers Creek Falls can ...
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Chestnut Creek Falls

Chestnut Creek Falls in Virginia

Chestnut Creek Falls in New River Trail State Park - Carroll County Not much of a waterfall in terms of ...
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Lower Cabin Creek Falls

Waterfalls of Grayson Highlands State Park in Virginia

Lower Cabin Creek and Wilson Creek Waterfalls Grayson Highlands State Park in Grayson County is home to at least 3 ...
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Lands Run Falls

Lands Run Falls in Virginia

Lands Run Falls in Shenandoah National Park - Warren County Lands Run Falls is a great little leg-stretcher hike not ...
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Overall Run Falls Overlook

Overall Run Falls in Virginia

Overall Run Falls in Shenandoah National Park - Warren County At 93 feet, Overall Run Falls is the highest in ...
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Whiteoak Canyon Falls #6

Falls of Whiteoak Canyon – Virginia

Falls of Whiteoak Canyon in Shenandoah National Park - Madison County The Falls of Whiteoak Canyon is Virginia's TOP WATERFALL ...
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Cedar Run Falls #3

Falls of Cedar Run in Virginia

Falls of Cedar Run in Shenandoah National Park - Madison County The Falls of Cedar Run are not as popular ...
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Dark Hollow Falls

Dark Hollow Falls in Virginia

Dark Hollow Falls in Shenandoah National Park - Madison County Dark Hollow Falls is one of the shortest waterfall trails ...
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Lewis Falls

Lewis Falls in Virginia

Lewis Falls in Shenandoah National Park - Page County Its proximity to Big Meadows makes Lewis Falls a very popular ...
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Big Rock Falls

Big Rock Falls in Virginia

Big Rock Falls in Shenandoah National Park - Madison County Near the retreat of a former U.S. President (Hoover) is ...
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Falls of Naked Creek 2

Falls of Naked Creek in Virginia

Falls of Naked Creek in Shenandoah National Park - Page County The East Branch of Naked Creek is a waterfall-rich ...
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Falls of Big Creek 3

Falls of Big Creek in Virginia

Falls of Big Creek in Shenandoah National Park - Page County The amazing Falls of Big Creek are no longer ...
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Falls of Dry Run #7

Falls of Dry Run Creek in Virginia

Falls of Dry Run Creek in Shenandoah National Park (Rockingham County) I challenge all hardcore hikers to go and see ...
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South River Falls

South River Falls in Virginia

South River Falls in Shenandoah National Park (Greene County) It is said South River Falls (83 feet) is the 3rd ...
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Doyles River Falls #1

Falls of the Doyles River in Virginia

Doyles River Falls in Shenandoah National Park (Albermarle County) Doyles River Falls (there are two waterfalls to be exact), is ...
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Jones Run Falls #2

Falls of Jones Run in Virginia

Falls of Jones Run in Shenandoah National Park - Albemarle County The out-and-back Jones Run Trail is one of the ...
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RipRap Falls

Riprap Falls in Virginia

Riprap Falls in Shenandoah National Park - Augusta County, Virginia Looking for a long, challenging hike with waterfalls, swimming holes, ...
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Big Branch Falls

Big Branch Falls in Virginia

Big Branch Falls in Shenandoah National Park (Albemarle County, Virginia) This beautiful corner of Albemarle County just inside the edge ...
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Hiking Emergency Kit

Safety Kit for Waterfall Hiking

Safety Kit for Waterfall Hiking The mountains of Virginia can be dangerous and a safety kit is essential for adventurers ...
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Falling Spring Falls

Falling Spring Falls in Virginia

Falling Spring Falls in Alleghany County, Virginia Here it is, the most beautiful roadside waterfall in Virginia and a must-see ...
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Straight Branch Falls

Straight Branch Falls in Virginia

Straight Branch Falls in Washington County, Virginia You've most probably driven right by Straight Branch Falls without knowing it's there ...
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Chambers Ridge Falls

Chambers Ridge Falls in Virginia

Chambers Ridge Falls in Rockbridge County, Virginia Chambers Ridge Falls is another Virginia waterfall that no-one seems to know about! ...
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White Rock Falls

White Rock Falls in Virginia

White Rock Falls in Nelson County, Virginia White Rock Falls is one of the "secrets" along the Blue Ridge Parkway ...
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Crabtree Falls - Virginia

Crabtree Falls – Virginia

Crabtree Falls in Nelson County, Virginia Crabtree Falls has the highest cascading vertical drop east of the Mississippi! At 1200 ...
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Fallingwater Cascades

Fallingwater Cascades in Virginia

Fallingwater Cascades along the Blue Ridge Parkway in Botetourt County, Virginia Fallingwater Cascades is one of the epic waterfall hikes ...
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Wig Wam Falls on the Blue Ridge Parkway

Wigwam Falls in Virginia

Wigwam Falls in Rockbridge Country, Virginia Wigwam Falls barely qualifies as a waterfall - it is a small cascade - ...
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Panther Falls

Panther Falls, Virginia

Panther Falls in Amherst County, Virginia Panther Falls is a very popular local swimming hole on the Pedlar River near ...
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Statons Creek Falls

Statons Creek Falls, Virginia

Statons Creek Falls in Amherst County, Virginia Statons Creek Falls is a really pretty cascade that is impossible to photograph ...
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Apple Orchard Falls

Apple Orchard Falls – Virginia

Apple Orchard Falls in Botetourt County, Virginia Apple Orchard Falls is one of more scenic waterfalls along the famous Blue ...
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Lower Cascades Falls

Cascade Falls in Virginia

Cascade Falls in Giles County, Virginia As one of the most popular waterfalls in Virginia, the 66-foot Cascade Falls is ...
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Big Falls of Tumbling Creek

Falls of Tumbling Creek – Virginia

Falls of Tumbling Creek near Saltville in Smyth County, Virginia The Falls of Tumbling Creek are high on our list ...
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Big Cedar Creek Falls

Big Cedar Creek Falls – Virginia

Big Cedar Creek Falls in the Pinnacle Nature Area Preserve in Russell County, Virginia Known by most as Big Falls, ...
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Lower Shamokin Main Falls

Lower Shamokin Falls – Virginia

Lower Shamokin Falls in Nelson County, Virginia The 1.8 mile trail to Lower Shamokin Falls is one of our favorites, ...
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Powerhouse Falls

Powerhouse (Peach Bottom) Falls

Powerhouse (Peach Bottom) Falls in Grayson County, Virginia Powerhouse Falls in Grayson County, near the town of Independence, is really ...
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Falls on Cabin Creek

Falls on Cabin Creek – Virginia

Falls on Cabin Creek in Washington County, Virginia The Falls on Cabin Creek is a scenic roadside waterfall (actually a ...
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Scott's Run Waterfall

Scott’s Run Waterfall, Virginia

Scott's Run Waterfall in Fairfax County, Virginia Scott's Run Nature Preserve is home to several challenging hiking trails and a ...
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Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park

Great Falls Park in Fairfax County, Virginia Located just 15 miles from the Nation's Capital, Great Falls Park is an ...
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Upper Waterfall of Little Stony

Waterfalls of the Little Stony National Recreation Trail

Waterfalls of the Little Stony National Recreation Trail in Scott County, Virginia The waterfalls of the Little Stony is an ...
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Roaring Run Falls

Roaring Run Falls – Virginia

Roaring Run Falls in Botetourt County, Virginia If you are looking for an exciting hike next to a stream to ...
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Nottoway Falls

Nottoway Falls – Virginia

Nottoway Falls in Lunenburg County One would not expect to see waterfalls in the Piedmont Region of Virginia, but the ...
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Falls Run Waterfall

Falls Run Waterfall – Virginia

Falls Run Waterfall in Shenandoah County, Virginia If you thought there are no waterfall surprises left in Virginia, think again ...
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Falls of Dismal

Falls of Dismal Creek – Virginia

Falls of Dismal Creek in Giles County, Virginia It appears everyone knows about the Falls of Dismal Creek! With an ...
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Laurel Run Falls

Laurel Run Falls – Virginia

Laurel Run Falls in Rockbridge County, Virginia Every so often we find a waterfall that no-one talks about, yet we ...
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Logan Creek Falls

Logan Creek Falls – Virginia

Logan Creek Falls in Washington County, Virginia Logan Creek Falls is surprisingly large for a road-side waterfall! And with very ...
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Upper Shamokin Falls

Upper Shamokin Falls – Virginia

Upper Shamokin Falls in Nelson County, Virginia When the Stony Creek flows hard, these Falls are smokin', especially the Falls ...
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St. Mary's Falls Virginia

St. Mary’s Falls Virginia

St. Mary's Falls - Augusta County, Virginia This very popular waterfall between Lexington and Waynesboro, St. Mary's Falls, should be ...
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Stiles Falls - Virginia

Stiles Falls in Virginia

Stiles Falls in Montgomery County, Virginia Stiles Falls was named after Randolph Stiles who sadly lost his life near the ...
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Bent Mountain Falls

Bent Mountain Falls

Bent Mountain Falls in Montgomery County, Virginia Dropping over 200 feet, Bent Mountain Falls is the 2nd highest waterfall in ...
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Folly Mills Falls - Virginia

Folly Mills Falls

Folly Mills Falls - Augusta County - Virginia. Folly Mills Falls are one of Staunton's best-kept secrets! This pretty waterfall ...
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Fenwick Mines Waterfall

Fenwick Mines Waterfall

Fenwick Mines Waterfall in Craig County, Virginia Fenwick Mines is a beautiful waterfall and swimming hole just 0.3 miles from ...
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Rowlands Creek Falls

Rowlands Creek Falls – Virginia

Rowlands Creek Falls in Smyth County, Virginia. If you are looking for a semi-challenging hike to a remote waterfall then ...
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Tank Hollow Falls

Tank Hollow Falls is a very scenic 60 feet waterfall in the town of Cleveland in Russell County, Virginia. What ...
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Overstreet Creek Falls - Virginia

Overstreet Creek Falls

Overstreet Creek Falls is a pretty roadside waterfall just off the Blue Ridge Parkway in Bedford County, Virginia. It is ...
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Mill Creek Natura Park - Main Falls

Falls of Mill Creek Nature Park

Mill Creek Nature Park near Narrows in Giles County, Virginia  is home to three large waterfalls and many cascades depending ...
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Falls Ridge Falls

Falls Ridge Falls in Virginia

Falls Ridge Falls is a spring-fed travertine waterfall about 80-feet (according to officials but I think it is lower) in ...
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Garrett Creek Falls

Garrett Creek Falls

Garrett Creek Falls in Washington County, Virginia Garrett Creek Falls (45-foot) is a roadside waterfall located on private property but ...
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