Each week, Recreation News takes you to a new waterfall in the Mid-Atlantic. This week, we’re visiting Valley Falls State Park in West Virginia.
State: West Virginia
Location: Valley Falls State Park
There are four waterfalls at Valley Falls State Park. The park boasts 18 miles of hiking trails suitable for all ages and abilities.
From the website:
The beauty of the park is enhanced by the spectacular series of foaming falls which were created by the dark, rushing waters of the Tygart Valley River and provides a boundary between Marion and Taylor counties. The prevalent rock formation known as Connoquenessing Sandstone, forms the cap of the falls over which the river plunges and swirls and appears both as ledges and huge room size boulders for over a mile down the narrow canyon floor.
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The remains of a saw mill and grist mill are still present on the grounds of Valley Falls State Park. The park offers fishing, picnicking, horseshoe pits and more.
More information: www.valleyfallsstatepark.com