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Crabtree Falls Trail

Intermediate
 4.3 (18)

Short, but steep, hike to Virginia's finest waterfall.


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2.7

Miles

4.3

KM

Point to Point

3,062' 933 m

High

1,748' 533 m

Low

1,314' 400 m

Up

0' 0 m

Down

9%

Avg Grade (5°)

19%

Max Grade (11°)

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  4.3 from 18 votes

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The upper portion of Crabtree Falls is especially serene during a foggy day.
Jan 21, 2017 near Nellysford, VA
Ice climbers at Crabtree Falls in January.
Feb 7, 2016 near Nellysford, VA
Crab Tree Falls (CTF), lone cairn at base of falls
Aug 18, 2018 near Nellysford, VA
Crab Tree Falls (CTF), Fast moving water
Aug 18, 2018 near Nellysford, VA
Take in this beautiful view from the Crabtree Falls Trail.
Mar 23, 2017 near Nellysford, VA
The middle portion of Crabtree Falls is just a few short switchbacks up from the lower section.
Jan 21, 2017 near Nellysford, VA

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Dec 30, 2021
Nathan Kitchen
Jun 1, 2021
Tiffany Andes
May 30, 2021
KINGSTON MARTIN
3h 00m
Sep 19, 2020
Noah E
Aug 22, 2020
Chance Johns
jumped up this fun trail with cal and will on the way up to the AT and the PRIEST!!! 2.7mi — 2h 00m
Feb 17, 2020
Catharina Morris
Dogs have to be leashed. 2.7mi — 2h 00m
Feb 16, 2020
Tim Arnold
Sep 19, 2019
Christopher Peckham