Cascades National Recreation Trail

Hike two miles to this 66 foot waterfall.
Cascades Day Use Area
2068 Cascades Drive
Pembroke, VA 24136
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Giles
Office--Eastern Divide: (540) 552-4641

This highly scenic, 4-mile round-trip trail meanders along a shaded mountain creek to a 66-foot waterfall within Jefferson National Forest. Hike is low to moderate difficulty. Picnicking area is at the beginning of the trail.  Native trout fishing available in the Little Stony Creek.  Accessible restrooms at the trailhead. Picnic area. Water hydrant for filling water bottles available in the recreation area.

Multi-use trail. Horse have the right-of-way; hikers yield to horses; bicyclists yield the horses and hikers.

Lat: 37.3536
Lon: -80.5997
Elevation: 2200-2900' 

There is a $3.00 per vehicle parking fee. The parking area is open from sunrise to sunset only--no overnight parking. 

Directions:  From Pembroke, turn right on VA 623 (Cascades Drive). Follow for approximately 4 miles; road ends at the recreation area. 

Admission Fee: $3.00 per vehicle
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Last Updated: 4/9/2013 9:24 AM
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