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Scott's Run Nature Preserve has miles of trails around it and Scott's Run Waterfall is a must-see when visiting this area.

Short Walk: Park on Georgetown Pike at either lot and take a short hike through the Nature Preserve to this waterfall.

Gem Type: Waterfall

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Chris Kroehler

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Jul 2, 2019
Nero Schrader
Great place, but lots of trash and cops get mad if you are in the water.
Jan 14, 2019
Chris McCloud
Date unsure, confirm. Done winter 2018-2019. Nice falls.
Jan 14, 2019
Chris McCloud
Date unsure, confirm. Done winter 2018-2019. Nice falls.
Nov 4, 2018
Michael Podguski
Took the boys here on a hike. Loved it and had lots of fun getting there. Gorgeous fall day!
Sep 30, 2018
Nazy Brown
Sep 9, 2017
Young-eun Lee
신영, 승환, 지영쌤 물 사이 퐁당퐁당- 코스를 반대로 돌았나 끝부분이 힘들었움ㅡㅜㅜ
Sep 4, 2017
Wade C
parking lot gets full after 9am
May 27, 2017
Tashia McCarty

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