Lovers Leap

Lovers Leap
Lovers Leap
Address
Route 58 West
8550 Jeb Stuart Highway
Meadows of Dan, VA 24120
Region Blue Ridge Highlands
Locality Patrick
Phone: (276) 694-8367
Email econdev@co.patrick.va.us
Lovers Leap www.visitpatrickcounty.org

Lover’s Leap is one of several spectacular views along your journey through Patrick County. In the 1600's, the Indians inhabited the Blue Ridge Mountains. White settlers started arriving and began clearing land to farm. Conflict arose between the Indians and the settlers. Legend has it that the son of a settler saw the twinkle in the eyes of the Chief's daughter, Morning Flower, and was immediately love-struck. The couple began to meet secretly and their love continued to grow. The young man and Indian maiden were threatened and shunned. With the beautiful rock and wildflowers as their backdrop, they jumped into the wild blue yonder ensuring they would be together forever. As you gaze out at Lover’s Leap, you can still see the evidence of their love in the beautiful view and hear them whisper in the cool evening breezes.




Last Updated: 5/22/2006 1:24 PM
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