South River Falls Trail, Shenandoah National Park

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Hiking Trail · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Beautiful hike. Very steep hike back up. We took the fire trail to “save our knees.” On your hike down you stop to see an overlook of the waterfall. Then you continue down to the falls. At the base... 
    Beautiful hike. Very steep hike back up. We took the fire trail to “save our knees.” On your hike down you stop to see an overlook of the waterfall. Then you continue down to the falls. At the base...  more »
  • This trail loop is incredible on the way down, but be prepared for the nearly 1,000 foot hike back up to the car. On the way down, you soon come alongside a beautiful, rocky stream, the perfect... 
    This trail loop is incredible on the way down, but be prepared for the nearly 1,000 foot hike back up to the car. On the way down, you soon come alongside a beautiful, rocky stream, the perfect...  more »
Google
  • Beautiful trail with a great view of a waterfall as well as a pretty stream. Trail can be muddy and slick; it's definitely worth going past the overlook and putting the extra effort to get to the base of the falls. Bear in mind that since this trail loses elevation, you will have to regain all of it going back up.
  • Awesome Trail that was easy to follow. The waterfalls were flowing & had great weather! Not that hard or strenuous at all

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