Pittsburgh December 08, 2016
6 Gorgeous Frozen Waterfalls Around Pittsburgh That Must Be Seen To Be Believed
Winter adds a pinch of magic to everything it touches. Take waterfalls, already a breathtaking sight to behold with their rushing water. But, when the water turns to ice, the waterfall transforms into a a masterpiece that only nature itself can create. Here are six gorgeous frozen waterfalls in Pittsburgh you really have to see to believe.
1. Cucumber Falls – State Route 2010, Dunbar, PA 15431
Soak in the spectacular views of the frozen Cucumber Falls, snuggled in Ohiopyle State Park, as you stand above the normally gushing 30 foot waterfall and before you head down to the falls for an up close view.
2. Ohiopyle Falls – 124 Main Street, Ohiopyle, PA 15470
Less than a mile from Cucumber Falls, Ohiopyle Falls promises a breathtaking view no matter where you stand. Hugged by snow-capped rocks and sitting in front of an endless blue sky, Ohiopyle Falls drops 15 feet.
3. Jackson Falls – Brownstown Road, Apollo, PA 15613
A trip to Roaring Run Recreational Area promises the perfect opportunity to experience the pristine beauty of nature, including a stunning series of waterfalls known as Jackson Falls. The three waterfalls stand at five feet, 10 feet, and 20 feet and make the perfect backdrop for photos, especially during the winter.
4. Hell's Hollow Falls – Portersville, PA 16051
Stroll down a flight of wooden stairs for unspoiled views of Hell's Hollow Falls in McConnells Mill State Park, also an ideal spot for sled riding after a fresh snowfall.
5. Buttermilk Falls – 570 Valley Brook Road, New Florence, PA 15944
Buttermilk Falls, nestled in the Buttermilk Natural Area in Indiana County, boasts a 45 foot drop of gushing water. But, when the temperature drops, the falls transform into a frozen masterpiece that warrant at least a visit once this winter.
6. Fallingwater – 1491 Mill Run Road, Mill Run, PA 15464
Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright's architectural masterpiece, exudes pure beauty all year around. But, add a layer of snow and a freezing waterfall, and you'll feel as though you've stepped onto the cover of an old-fashioned Christmas card.
These frozen waterfalls in Pittsburgh will certainly take your breath away. As you gaze at the frozen masterpieces, start making plans to visit these
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