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Crabtree Falls

Rte. 56, Wintergreen, VA
+1 540-291-2188
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amazing water falls and views

The hike up and back is only three miles but very rewarding in the views of the falls and at the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oakton, Virginia
Absolute must see and do!

This little 'gem' is a must for anyone wanting to walk along a beautiful fall in the heart of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Virginia Beach, Virginia
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“great hike” (21 reviews)
“mile hike” (9 reviews)
Rte. 56, Wintergreen, VA
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank kathytcampbell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This little 'gem' is a must for anyone wanting to walk along a beautiful fall in the heart of the Mountains in Va. Very safe for everyone but does require you to be able to navigate some steep steps.

Thank luvtolivelife
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We approached the falls from the west, from Interstate 81, exit 205. The road was one s-curve, another s-curve, another s-curve and an occasional 50 ft of straight road; but the fall color was the best we saw the entire week in the area. The...More

Thank ksrich
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Crabtree Falls is a beautiful spot to visit, especially on a cool Fall morning. It’s described as a hike, though I’d say it’s more like climbing stairs. And it’s kind of busy too, so don’t expect to feel like you’ve got the place to yourself....More

Thank afinetraveler
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Great hike that takes a couple hours. Beautiful falls and we saw the leaves turning on a beautiful fall day.!!!

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We have climbed the falls trail almost yearly for over 20 years and the beauty never ceases to thrill us. As the years roll by the physical challenge in some areas (lots of steep steps) seems to increase but it is always worth the effort....More

Thank jamesauman
Reviewed 8 October 2017

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it despite the Labor Day crowds. You will definitely work up a good sweat on a warm day. The trail is well maintained, but I'd still recommend appropriate footwear. There is a great spot for a picnic at the...More

Thank GfromOxfordMS
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Crabtree Falls is a great hike that is almost straight down and then back straight up to see the falls. It is not extremely difficult but be aware that when you go down you have to come back up. The falls itself is cool. Probably...More

Thank jbgator22
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Decided to go for a hike at the falls on a Saturday and really enjoyed it. It's a scenic hike and not terribly strenuous (many were even carrying their babies up). Took us about an hour to get to the top and just under that...More

Thank lpdutil
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is noted as a "moderate" hike by the Parks department, but I would classify it as harder than moderate for most of it. It is 1.7 (yes, I noted every marker...) up the side of the falls/hill. We are in good shape albeit used...More

Thank amm1227
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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.
21 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.