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Apple Orchard Falls Trail

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 4.3 (3)

A trail to Apple Orchard Falls from Sunset Field on the Blue Ridge Parkway.


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3.4

Miles

5.5

KM

Point to Point

3,452' 1,052 m

High

1,501' 457 m

Low

13' 4 m

Up

1,952' 595 m

Down

11%

Avg Grade (6°)

37%

Max Grade (20°)

Dogs Unknown

Features Waterfall

Description

Apple Orchard Falls Trail descends from Sunset Field Overlook on the Blue Ridge Parkway to Apple Orchard Falls. After passing the falls, the trail continues descending to the junction with the Cornelius Creek Trail at the North Creek Road.

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John Phillips

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Apple Orchard Falls freezes solid in winter.
Jan 28, 2017 near Buchanan, VA
A fellow hiker enjoys the chilly spray from Apple Orchard Falls.
Apr 13, 2017 near Buchanan, VA

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Sep 5, 2020
Morgan B
Aug 10, 2017
Chris McCloud
Nice waterfall outing from BRP. Done as part of BRP trip 2017.
Jun 10, 2017
Melody Kienholz