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 I did find was near the lower of the 2 waterfalls visible from the highway.  This one was more scenic than the upper waterfall in my opinion, but getting down to the base was no easy task.  The bank was steep, and littered with large loose rocks on a bank full of loose gravel.  In 2014 I did not make my way all the way down.  I was able to get a decent photo of the waterfall that grabbed my attention from the highway. Continue reading “The Waterfalls of Laurel Creek along West Virginia’s Scenic Ride Into The New River Gorge”

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