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Fees Waived at Crabtree Falls on Veteran’s Day

November 11

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Crabtree Falls upper falls in fall imageFees Waived at Crabtree Falls on Veteran’s Day . The George Washington and Jefferson National Forests will waive fees at day use recreation sites on Veteran’s Day November 11, 2016, including Crabtree Falls. Fees will be waived for all members of the public. Crabtree Falls, the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River, is a popular attraction located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. Crabtree Falls features a series of five major cascades and a number of smaller ones that fall a total distance of 1,200 feet. The first overlook is just a few hundred feet from the upper parking lot along a gentle, paved trail making it an excellent stopover for travelers of all ages and abilities. The more adventuresome hiker may continue along the 2 and 1/2 mile Crabtree Falls Trail to four other overlooks offering spectacular views of the Crabtree Creek Falls and lovely vistas of the Tye River Valley. From the upper falls, the trail follows the creek another 1.2 miles to the Crabtree Meadows parking lot. Open dawn to dusk. 11581 Crabtree Falls Highway, Montebello, VA 24464. U.S. Forest Service Glenwood-Pedlar District: 540-291-2188.

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Date:
November 11

Venue

Crabtree Falls
11581 Crabtree Falls Highway, Montebello, VA 24464 United States
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Phone:
540-291-2188

Organizer

U.S.Forest Service Glenwood Pedlar District
Phone:
540-291-2188
Website:
www.fs.fed.us