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Crabtree Falls

Rte. 56, Wintergreen, VA
+1 540-291-2188
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Waterfall Hike

Awsome waterfall and spactacular hike to the top. The view at the top was wonderderful and large... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2012
Mebane, North Carolina

A great, fun hike. Lots of lookout points so you can customize your hike to fit your energy level... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2011
Diana T
Carrollton, Virginia
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Rte. 56, Wintergreen, VA
+1 540-291-2188
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Reviewed 1 January 2012

Awsome waterfall and spactacular hike to the top. The view at the top was wonderderful and large rocks to eat lunch while taking it all in. There were many stopping points along the way to rest and see the waterfall at different points. Be prepared...More

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Reviewed 29 December 2011

A great, fun hike. Lots of lookout points so you can customize your hike to fit your energy level. Our dog had a great time, too!

Thank Diana T
Reviewed 1 November 2011

I was skeptical about hiking here because I thought it would be crowded, but it was not very crowded when I visited. Even if its busy don't miss this hike, as it's fun to hike along the waterfall and it leads to a scenic vista...More

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Reviewed 30 October 2011

Beautiful, challenging hike! Very enjoyable, great views.

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 29 October 2011

Haven't been there in a few years but have visited many times. Strenuous hike but absolutely gorgeous!

Thank MountainTraveler370
Reviewed 23 July 2011

I live in the area and always send visitors to hike Crabtree Falls. Be forewarned that it is not actually a "Falls," but many cascades coming off of the Priest, a beautiful area in itself. (Da Priest on early maps) Also be warned that many...More

2  Thank Whadayano
Reviewed 30 June 2011

My husband and I visited Crabtree Falls as part of our 20th anniversary celebration. This was our first major hike together as we are usually beach people. We enjoyed each and every moment of the hike. The views were absolutely breathtaking and many of the...More

2  Thank telvb
Reviewed 22 June 2011

Firstly, let me say I don't hike, however, I saw a photo in a book and had to make the effort. Upon arrival the parking is $3, you grab an envelope, write your vehicle details on it, place your $3 inside, seal it, take the...More

1  Thank galaxy148
Reviewed 2 November 2010

But Crabtree Falls is always a peaceful and lovely place to be any time of year. It's the easiest waterfall to see of anywhere we've traveled. You get 10 feet from the end of the parking lot and you can see the first falls. There...More

1  Thank TheNatureInUsdotcom
Reviewed 6 November 2009

I'm a bit of a waterfall enthusiast, so when I heard about Crabtree Falls in VA, I just knew I had to go. Near Wintergreen, it's off Route 56. ( I hear Natalie Cole in my head, singing "Route 66" about now). Anyway, you won't...More

5  Thank KimOquist
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29 May 2017|
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Response from Kathryn A | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, but we took 250 to 151 and followed the signs.
20 April 2017|
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Response from HoosierFoodLover | Reviewed this property |
It is a fine mountain highway. That being said, we are not mountain people, and took it from the top down- it is a little nerve-wracking but should be fine for any normal vehicle. The pavement is in good condition, just... More
7 August 2015|
Response from Arun Kumar T | Reviewed this property |
Not near the falls. But Bold Rock us close by. Good for Cider and food.