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Crabtree Falls, Wintergreen

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#18 of 92 in Nature in Virginia
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  • My boyfriend hikes all the time and wanted to take me on my first trip, I must say I was very nervous as I live on flat land and like it that way! Lol but I had a great experience. First time seeing t...  more »
  • My husband & I are no hikers by all means but this was a great exercise for us plus the pictures by the waterfalls is so cool! It takes 2.7mi to get to the top of the waterfalls, we made 0.7 :-) This ...  more »
  • The hike up and back is only three miles but very rewarding in the views of the falls and at the top the view across the mountains  more »
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  • Absolutely beautiful. Words can do no justice must see place. This was our first family hiking trip trail was pretty easy to maneuver just have to take your time. Well worth it.
  • Wonderful place to go hiking with several options when you get to the top. Spy Rock and The Priest are within easy reach. Spectacular views of the highest waterfall on the East Coast. It is a very popular trail so it might be crowded on weekends and mild summer days. Go early or during the winter to have the place to yourself. This is a moderately difficult climb for novices so take your time, rest along the way and enjoy the view on your way up. There's a reward when you get to the top.
  • This was an absolutely incredible hike. Trail is well maintained. Becomes steep at times. Very Rocky. I'd class it at a 2.5/5 on difficulty. Mile markers are helpful. View at the top is well worth the trek. Waterfalls are gorgeous on the way to the top.
  • Outstanding falls. Easier if you park at top of falls and hike down. Upper lot is down a gravel road. Turn at the Crabtree Meadows sign and drive a ways.
  • Breathtaking hike. $3 cash entry is a bit cumbersome at the start (beware of limited parking), but the hike is a mix of intermediate and easy. There's plenty of opportunities and benches to rest your legs before continuing on. Well shaded, good trail. There's a part of the falls you can wade in to (be careful), as well as a small cave and some great cliffs.
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