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blue South River Falls Road

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1.1 mile 1.8 kilometer point to point
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 81' 25 m
Descent: -532' -162 m
High: 2,443' 745 m
Low: 1,912' 583 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 10% (6°)
Max Grade: 24% (13°)

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Trail shared by Larry W. Brown

A fire road leading steeply down toward the base of South River Falls.

Larry W. Brown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Family Friendly The road is fairly easy to navigate even though it's a bit steep, and kids will love looking up at the falls from their base.

Description

This fire road breaks off of the South River Fire Road, heading steeply down along one long switchback toward South River Falls from below.

Thanks to Larry W. Brown, for sharing this description. If you’re interested in learning more details about great hikes, weather, camping / lodging, wildlife, and scenic drives, check out the comprehensive Guide to Shenandoah National Park.

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May 10, 2019
Keylie Gibson
Nov 10, 2018
Donovan Fitzgerald
This road is a “must take” to the bottom. From there it’s a couple hundred yards up to the base of the falls. Great view!
Oct 14, 2017
Gustavo Berrizbeitia
Sep 3, 2017
Joe Davison
Jul 3, 2016
Alejandro Lastra

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