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Central and Western Virginia Sights

Crabtree Falls

  • 11581 Crabtree Falls Hwy. Map It
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Updated 12/31/1969

Fodor's Review

A series of cascades fall a distance of 1,200 feet. Taken together, Virginia claims these cascades as the highest waterfall east of the Rockies, though no single waterfall within the series would qualify as such. Whatever the superlatives or qualifications, the falls are a wondrous sight. A trail winds up a steep mountainside all the way to the top, but the first overlook is an easy stroll 700 feet from the lower parking lot. The best time to see the waterfalls is winter

through spring, when the water is high.

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Sight Information

Address:

11581 Crabtree Falls Hwy. , Montebello, Virginia, 24464, United States

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Phone:

540-291–2188

Updated 12/31/1969

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Nov 20, 2009

Crabtree Falls Review

Wonderful hike beside cascading falls. If you can reach the top, you will not be disappointed! Trail can be icy during the winter months. Well worth the trip!!!

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Sep 3, 2006

Crabtree Falls is spectacular!

It's a long, tough road but so worth it. The falls are fresh and delightful and awe-inspiring. Try to go off season, non-holiday weekend if you value a more private experience but even when the trail is packed, the experience is worth the effort.

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