Falling Spring Falls - Covington, Virginia

by Harry Ward McCormack
(Aylett, VA - USA)

Falling Spring Falls

Falling Spring Falls

Falling Spring..created solely from springs in the area....highest falls in Virginia, approximately 200 feet......visited by Thomas Jefferson...located on US-220 approximately 10 miles North of Covington, Virginia (the highway you would travel to Virginia's Resort Hotel "THE HOMESTEAD".

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Aug 02, 2012
by: Julio

This is a beautiful place with lots of pools to swim in. It is a great place to cool off in the summer.

Apr 12, 2015
Nowhere near 200 feet
by: Anonymous

This is not actually the highest waterfall in Virginia, Crabtree Falls might be as it is over 1000 feet combined, or Bent Mountain Falls could be with it's 200 foot drop. Falling Springs hasn't fallen 200 feet for well over 100 years. Mining operations diverted the spring, so that it now only falls about 80 feet. Not quite the waterfall Jefferson saw and wrote about

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