Falling Springs Waterfall

Route 220 Covington 24426 United States
+15409622178
 http://virginia.org/Listings/OutdoorsAndSports/FallingSpring
Clarence
7 months ago

One of the greatest treasures in the Alleghany Highlands. The falls are a part of one of the most beautiful places on Earth. This place comes alive in the Summer, nature on display.

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Sade
1 year ago

So beautiful! People were at the bottom of the falls, and the path down didn't look hard at all. I would have gone down if I had time. Silly that they permit it.

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Erick
1 year ago

WOW… what a beautiful site to behold! Imagine driving on switch-backs, around a mountain and then all the sudden the view on one side opens up to seeing this amazing waterfall…. That's how we came upon this amazing, natural site! There's a small parking lot on the side of the road and a sidewalk to walk on to get back up to it, so you're out of the way of traffic. I would definitely suggest a quick stop here to take in the beauty and take some pics while in the area. We went on a Sunday, during the middle of the day, but it was in March and since no one seems to want to enjoy VA's nature when it's cold out, this was perfect!

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Kirsten
3 years ago

The view is absolutely gorgeous and you don't have to walk very far to see the falls. There is a parking lot with brochures about places to go nearby and the history about the waterfall posted too. I wish I could have been able to walk down to the falls but there is a fence around the area and a pretty steep way down if you decide to jump it. I can see why they don't want people down there though, it would probably end up trashed. Beautiful sights from up above!

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Byron
3 years ago

Breathtaking waterfall traveling from Covington to Hot Springs on route 220. The picture is not doing justice its worth seeing.

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Allison
3 years ago

Has restricted access to the falls. Still a nice view from the Road.

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Pablo
3 years ago

It has good view from side walk. My problem is there are clearly signs for "NO TRESPASSING" and people still ignore and go down. We drove 3 hours for it and can't go down. Some were down there have to come back up cause park Ranger show up. I would still recommend this place for those who look for good view, but I'm not recommended them to break the law and get ticket for it. Also keep in mind u are driving up and down the mountain. They have some sharp turns.

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Marjorie
4 years ago

A real gem of a natural wonder and easy to get to, right off the highway. There is a hiking trail and many opportunities for photos including the pools of the stream which flows to the waterfall. Be careful though around the edge of the waterfall itself though as I saw a lady with a small dog nearly fall over, however no risk if you're not right up to the edge.

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Cody
4 years ago

Hard to believe this little gem is directly off of US Route 220. A very beautiful cascading waterfall with a nice little parking area. This is a great waterfall for anyone with children to check out as there is no hiking required. By far one of the prettiest if not the prettiest East Coast waterfall I've seen.

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Nicolas
4 years ago

This is a must see, if you are in the area. The falls are visible from the highway from an observation area near the pull off. The trail to the top is easy to hike. There's a small shallow "swimming hole" people were soaking in. I'd like to go back again and enjoy that. The climb to the bottom of the falls is fairly easy. Our group ranged from ages 10-65. Wear shoes or boots with good treads and you shouldn't have any trouble. Bring a camera, preferably waterproof, to get some breathtaking photos. This is one of several places we visited here. Check out the Humpback Bridge and Swinging Bridge while you're here!

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