June 5


Fallingwater Cascades Trail Va – Unofficial Trail Guide

By Brian B

June 5, 2021

Blue Ridge Parkway, WaterFalls



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Iconic Picture Spot

Fallingwater Entrance scaled

Fallingwater Cascades Trail Va - 2021 Hiking Guide

 Waterfall       Nature Walk        Easy  

Fallingwater Cascades Trail is a great quick and easy hike off the Blue Ridge Parkway. As with any trail on the Blue Ridge, I always recommend checking for road closures on National Park Service's website as they happen on occasion. Fallingwater Cascades Trailhead is 100 yards north of Flat Top Mountain Trailhead and is different than what shows up on Google Maps.

Editor's Note: We try hard to be accurate in our reporting but please always use multiple references before driving to a trailhead as trail amenities and conditions can always change.


Best Picture Locations

Fallingwater Cascades Trail will give you every opportunity to see the waterfall from many angles and heights, so you can formulate your perfect picture spot accordingly. 

Fallingwater Cascades Trail Va

Additional Information:

Fallingwater Cascades Trail is a great stand-alone hike but it's also a nice add-on hike to Harkening Hill, Flat Top Trail, Apple Orchard Falls or Sharp Top Trail while you're over in the Peaks of Otter Area.

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