Shenandoah National Park Waterfall Hikes

1. Rose River Falls is accessed from MP 49.4 on Skyline Drive. The Rose River Loop Trail is 2.6 miles round trip, but the jewel that awaits is a cascade that has the potential to grow to four cascades with the recent rainfall. MAP

2. Jones Run Falls can be accessed from MP 84.1. Take Jones Run Trail, a 3.4-mile roundtrip hike, to the 42-foot cascading Jones Run Falls. It’s a serene setting with flat rocks for a time-out. MAP

3. Cedar Run Falls is actually two separate cascades that are accessed from MP 45.5 at Hawksbill Gap Parking. Make it an out-and-back hike if you’re less than enthused about the 8.2-mile strenuous circuit. If a strenuous workout excites you, you’ll be rewarded with the very popular series of falls in Whiteoak Canyon. MAP

4. Lewis Falls is 2.2 miles from the parking lot at MP 51.4. The trail can be considered difficult with a stream crossing and rocky, steep areas, but it leads to an observation point and an 81-foot-high waterfall. MAP

5. Doyles River Falls are two cascades (28′ and 63′) along the Doyles River Trail. Park at MP 81.1 and look for the blue-blazed, moderately difficult trail. It’s 3.2 miles out-and-back to the lower falls (63′) or 2.7 miles for the upper (28′). MAP

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