Virginia is for lovers...
Waterfall lovers, that is.
In the table below is a list of Virginia waterfalls that I have visited at some point. Each waterfall page will have detailed information (when available) and pictures. The detailed information includes my own personal rating, GPS location, topographic maps, hike detail, and specific waterfall photo tips. I also provide road directions and google map links.
While not as detailed, there is additional information on other waterfalls in Virginia that visitors have submitted. You can find this list near the bottom of the page.
Did I mention videos as well? You can check them all out on my Youtube channel.
As a more visual reference for the waterfall listing above, here is a map of all the waterfalls. Click in the map to interact and get details. I love this tool!
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There are only a few good resources for Virginia waterfall information that you should know about. Drum roll, please. In no particular order:
If you think your site deserves a listing, give me a buzz.
Have you visited a great Virginia waterfall?
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Abram Falls Cascade
Located in Bristol, VA - it's one of the largest falls located on private property. I emailed the owner and got a postcard giving me written permission …
Wigwam Falls, Rockbridge County, VA
Wigwam falls is a nice easy to get to falls just off the Blue Ridge Parkway. How to get there Drive along the Blue Ridge Parkway to mile marker 34.4 …
Falls of Cambell Creek, Nelson County, VA
As Cambell Creek flows down the Three Ridges Mountain's rocky terrain, it forms a bunch of cascades including a nice 40 foot fall at the end. How to …
Crabtree Falls, Nelson County, VA
This is one of the many cascades of these falls.
Cascade Falls Pembroke VA
Great day trip, its a 2 mile hike up to the falls. Taking the lower trail will take you along the water and has a lot of rock steps and inclines but the …
Upper Falls at Falls Hollow in Augusta County, VA
Falls Hollow trail goes up Elliott Knob to eventually connect onto the Elliott Knob access road. There are 7-8 waterfalls along the trail of varying sizes. …
Stubblefield Falls, Scotts Run Reserve, Old Georgetown Pike
Take exit 44 from Interstate 495. This site is on the right side of the road about 2 miles prior to the Great Falls Park. Parking could be a problem as …
Panther Falls, Buena Vista, VA
Panther Falls is a beautful spot located in the Jefferson National Forest in western VA. My family goes there as often as possible. It is however a very …
THE "Z" DAM OF THE UPPER JAMES RIVER NEAR RICHMOND, VIRGINIA-USA
The "Z" Dam as seen from Riverside Drive, Richmond, Virginia (area of the "Pony Pasture")
Falling Spring Falls in Winter
Winter view of the waterfall
Cascades, Pembroke, Virginia
4 mile round trip hike along the creek leading up to the falls with a very nice reveal if you have never been there and do not know what to expect. Kinda …
Powerhouse Falls, Independence VA
Great waterfall. I grew up playing in the water there. I've even slid down the falls when they're low. They are definitely worth seeing. From route 58 …
The Cascades in Pembroke, VA
The Cascades lies within the George Washington National Forest in Pembroke, VA, about 17 miles west of Blacksburg, VA. It's an official attraction and …
White Oak Canyon, Shenandoah National Park
You can either head east (and downhill) from Shenandoah drive, or west (and uphill) from the bottom of the trailhead to get to the main waterfall of White …
St Marys Waterfall, Vesuvius, VA
The trailhead for this waterfall begins at the St Marys Wilderness Area, and the hike is about 2 miles one way to the waterfall. The elevation gain is …
Statons Creek Falls, Oronoco, VA
A lovely waterfall that is divided into several smaller drops that make it impossible to photograph in it's entirety. The total drop would be well over …
Falling Spring Falls, near Hot Springs, VA
Absolutely gorgeous! We climbed down and went behind the falls, and there is swimming at the bottom.
Crabtree Falls, Nelson County VA
This is the most beautiful waterfall in VA! It's a strenuous hike to the top but WELL worth the effort!
Falling Spring Falls - Covington, Virginia
Falling Spring..created solely from springs in the area....highest falls in Virginia, approximately 200 feet......visited by Thomas Jefferson...located …
Apple Orchard Falls
Nice Hike! Beautiful scenery, north of the Peaks of Otter
Apple Orchard Falls, Blue Ridge Parkway
This waterfall is about a 150 ft drop and is not really near any town. The trailhead is found at mile marker 79.0 on the Blue Ridge Parkway at the Sunset …
Opossum Creek Falls, Lynchburg VA
Nestled in the Candlers Mountains right beside Liberty University is Camp Hydaway Lake. The water flowing out of the lake cascades about 10 or more feet …
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