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Falling Springs Waterfall

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Address: Route 220 North, Covington, VA

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Beautiful waterfall. There's a nice roadside stop with picnic tables. Well worth the drive from Covington.

Reviewed 3 days ago
Beckley, West Virginia

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Beckley, West Virginia
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful waterfall. There's a nice roadside stop with picnic tables. Well worth the drive from Covington.

Thank 981keithy
Alexandria, Virginia
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can get a lovely view from the overlook. There didn't appear to be a way to hike to it, but the overlook gives a nice view.

Thank Jennifer M
Columbia, South Carolina
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142 reviews
46 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017

A great place to stop to enjoy the beauty of nature, not a lot of parking but I never seen it overly crowded so you shouldn't have to worry. Seen it many time through the year with every season having its own beauty!

Thank 70sgirl
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20 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Very pretty water fall. If traveling rt 220 between Covington ,VA and Hot Springs, VA ,it's worth taking a few minutes to stop and get a few pictures. Also check out the historical marker just across the road from the parking area at the falls. Very interesting.

Thank T2440PSroberth
Covington, Virginia
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice picnic spot. Great view. Waterfall is right beside Route 220 Beautiful in all 4 season. When frozen, it is amazing

Thank Rebecca J
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

It was beautiful, but I was very disappointed as I had seen pictures of people at the bottom and top. My friend and I arrived and there were multiple signs about going down there and how you'd be fined. It's basically just an overlook.

Thank Ryan C
Charlottesville, Virginia
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56 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This waterfall is tall and dramatic and photo-worthy. However, it is about 9-10 miles from the interstate, north on Route 220, so be prepared to spend some time driving up the mountain on banked and curvy roads. We are glad we took the detour--the overlook is a super-short walk from the parking area, and we enjoyed taking in the colorful... More 

2 Thank Momica P
Atlanta, GA
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281 reviews
131 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

We would have driven right past this had it not been for reading the reviews on TA. These falls are right on the side of the highway and gorgeous. If you're not looking for it, you could miss the small parking lot. Take the short path for the best photo opportunities.

3 Thank Rebecca L
Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We saw this in the Va Travel Guide I picked up at the rest stop yesterday and realized it was right up the road. We decided to stop and see it. Im so glad we did. It was absolutely beautiful. Had a few picnic tables if you wanted to eat or take a break. You can get to bottom of... More 

Thank AmyandRog
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2016

We have been here numerous time and we love it. It is right off the highway. You can take the trail around the fence to take the trail to a swimming area and then follow the trail to the top of the falls. It is so breath taking. You can follow the trail to the bottom if you care to... More 

2 Thank Suzanne M

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