Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, see Falling Spring Falls in Falling Spring Park, Va.
Location: Falling Spring Park
Height: 80 feet
According to Virginia’s tourism website, Falling Spring Falls is a breathtaking 80′ waterfall that is one of the most visited and photographed spots in the Alleghany Highlands.
Thomas Jefferson described the Falling Spring Falls as a “remarkable cascade…falling over a rock about 200 feet to the valley below.” One of the largest falls in Virginia, it cascades from an overhanging ledge, and is easily visible from the roadway.
Reader @AdventurewithAshley submitted this photo to us on Instagram:
How to get there:
The waterfall is located on Route 220 in Alleghany County, just five miles north of Covington, Virginia.
While you’re there:
Nearby, find Petticoat Junction, the Jackson River, the Dry Run Trailhead and other recreational opportunities. Or, check out the Craft Shops of Covington, less than 4 miles away.
More information: Visit Virginia
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