Waterfalls

Dark Hollow Falls

Ahhhh, my first trip to Shenandoah National Park, in northern Virginia. Living just one state to the south and seeing waterfalls in nearly 20 states, it would be assumed that this place would be checked off the list years ago. But, just like the Great Smoky Mountain National Park in my home state, I often …

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Lower Bearwallow Falls

The last weekend of April 2017 brought me a chance to see Lower Bearwallow Falls in Gorges State Park.  I have had this one high on my “Waterfalls To See” List for years now.  It is said to be a difficult, long hike, one that should be researched and planned ahead of time.  The opportunity …

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The Waterfalls of Laurel Creek along West Virginia’s Scenic Ride Into The New River Gorge

On my first waterfall trip to West Virginia a few years back, I passed some waterfalls along WV 16 on my way to see Cathedral Falls in Gauley Bridge, along US 60. I wasn’t expecting these and was very pleasantly surprised.  There wasn’t much room to park alongside this twisty, narrow highway.  The spot that …

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Cove Creek Falls & The Surprisingly Beautiful Set of Cascades Along The Way

January 1, 2017, another New Year upon us and another opportunity for some memorable New Years Hikes.  Following the trend of the past few years, I set out for some “new to me” falls. There is no better place to look for new falls than on the “Carolina Mountain Club’s Waterfall Challenge 100” list that …

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Upper Creek Falls – 2016’s Best Autumn Waterfall

  My best fall outing in 2016 came on October 20.  The season had been a let down for the most part due to the extremely warm and dry conditions most of the summer and fall.  I had an aggressive plan this year primarily based on the dates of some of my favorite photos from …

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