Overall Run Falls, Shenandoah National Park

#7 of 9 in Nature in Shenandoah National Park
Waterfall · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • We followed the Overall Run/Heiskell route described by Hikingupward.com. It’s a 12.7 mile route, starting outside of SNP and hiking through backcountry. We wanted to get some miles in before heading....  more »
  • This was such a beautiful hike! It was a cooler day but perfect for the hike. It was downhill all the way to the waterfall. It was beautiful and as you are hiking down you can hear the beautiful...  more »
  • Very good hike, with and amazing views. We even came across a black bear along the way.
  • Very fun moderate trail to hike to get into the falls. The trails are very well marked and maintained. It took us roughly 1.5 hours to hike into the falls. There are actually 2 different waterfalls 1 is around 34 feet. The main is about 98 feet. Very pretty view from a cliff overlooking the main falls. The smaller falls is a great place to cool off in the water and re-fill your water bottles. I really enjoy this hiking trail and the beautiful views you get along the way and especially the view of the large waterfall and the entire valley down below. Well worth the hike in. We always enter through Mathews Arm campground. Love being at one with nature. But keep aware as many times we have encountered black bears along the way. But they seem to be not to interested in us. As long as we keep our distance.

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