Waterfall Wednesday: Cascades Falls, Virginia

Ellen Matis

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Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Cascade Falls in Cascades National Park.

State: Virginia

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Location: George Washington and Jefferson National Forests

Height: 66 feet

According to the Virginia tourism website, Cascades is one of the most popular outdoor recreation spots in southwest Virginia.

More information: The 4-mile round-trip hike to the falls and back is considered to be low to moderate difficulty. There is a $3.00 per vehicle parking fee. The parking area is open from sunrise to sunset.

How to get there:

While you’re there:

The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests stretch along the ruggedly beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Virginia and even cross into parts of West Virginia and Kentucky.  Find more information here.

More information: Visit Virginia

Other Waterfalls to visit:

Apple Orchard Falls, Virginia

Enfield Falls, Ithaca, NY

White Oak Canyon, Va.

Waterfall Wednesday: Babcock Mill Falls, W.Va.

 

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