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Cascade Falls

Jefferson National Park, Pembroke, VA
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Take the Lower Trail to the Falls & the Upper Trail Down. Great 4 Mile Hike to a Beautiful Waterfall

You will need $3, exact change, to park and visit the falls. There are bathrooms next to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
fun family hike

bring good hiking shoes, a bathing suit and towel as well as lots of water and some snacks. We have... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Michelle J
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Jefferson National Park, Pembroke, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You will need $3, exact change, to park and visit the falls. There are bathrooms next to the parking lot; they have a family, ladies, and men's restrooms. RECOMMENDATION: Take the lower trail to the falls and the upper trail back (follow the steps up)...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

bring good hiking shoes, a bathing suit and towel as well as lots of water and some snacks. We have also been there in the fall when the leaves are changing and it is beautiful

Thank Michelle J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a pleasant surprise -- tucked away in Jefferson National Forest, a real treat for those that enjoy the outdoors. The picture tells the story of the falls - a great place to simply sit and enjoy what you're seeing. It's well worth a...More

1  Thank Douglass D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We decided to give this hike a try and are happy to report that we did it! It's a 2 mile hike UP to the falls and a 2 mile hike DOWN from the falls. Just the way we like it.... up hill on the...More

1  Thank 102JOE102
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

When you arrive, you will need $3 dollars cash. Fill out the envelope to deposit your money- other half of envelope hangs on your window and shows you paid so you don't get the $75 ticket. Real bathrooms along with a map board before you...More

1  Thank missmert
Reviewed 26 March 2017

I grew up around this area and have visited the falls many times. My wife had never been so we took a day trip up there and it was a perfect day for the hike. Took the lower trail up and the easier upper trail...More

Thank YankeeFan74
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Nice walk in the woods up to the cascades (about 1.5 miles each way). Pretty waterfalls Lots of wading pools for the kids to play in, but he water is cold even in summer

Thank Ken P
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hike during any season, blossoming plants in the spring, refreshing cold water in the summer, gorgeous leaves in autumn, and stunning frozen falls in the winter. The hike itself is quite easy and short, appropriate for children and people who may not be avid...More

Thank Luna M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

Excellent hike to the falls on the Lower Trail. We went up on a 45 degree day after a multi-day deep freeze. The ice on the creek and the falls was stunning. The trail was a little hazardous with ice but nothing that a slow,...More

1  Thank ccline38
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is my favorite place for a weekend day outdoor activity with friends and family. It is beautiful in all 4 seasons. It is colorful in spring and fall, cool in summer. I have not be there in winter but is planning to do so...More

1  Thank Xing Jing L
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23 June 2017|
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Response from 102JOE102 | Reviewed this property |
The beginning of the "upper" trail might work but not all the way to the falls. We came across someone pushing a stroller with much difficulty. I would NOT suggest it.
4 June 2017|
Response from missmert | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. The research I found would indicate No. You can be on the A.T in Giles county near Pearisburg but not from the cascades.