15 Breathtaking Waterfalls Hiding In West Virginia

To us, nothing is more serene that the sound of a flowing waterfall. It is estimated that West Virginia has over 250 waterfalls, both named and unnamed. For your hiking pleasure, we have compiled a list of just fifteen of the most magnificent waterfalls that this wonderfully mountainous state has to offer. Lace up your hiking boots and pack some trail mix, because these West Virginia waterfalls beckon.

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These fifteen beautiful waterfalls in West Virginia are just some of the many that our state has to visit. What is your favorite waterfall in West Virginia? Comment below!

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Address: Blackwater Falls, Davis, WV 26260, USA
Address: Gauley Bridge, WV 25085, USA
Address: Sandstone Falls, District 3, WV 25918, USA
Address: High Falls, Valley Bend, WV 26241, USA
Address: 1584 Blackwater Lodge Rd, Davis, WV 26260, USA
Address: 720 Valley Falls Rd, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA
Address: 486 Babcock Rd, Clifftop, WV 25831, USA
Address: Pipestem, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
Address: Whitaker Falls, Mingo, WV 26282, USA
Address: Bruceton Mills, WV 26525, USA
Address: Ansted Rail Trail, Ansted, WV, USA
Address: Marsh Fork, West Virginia, USA
Address: Brush Creek Falls Rd, Athens, WV, USA
Address: Thomas, WV 26292, USA
Address: Camp Creek, WV 25820, USA
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West Virginia Waterfalls

June 28, 2020

Does West Virginia have any natural wonders?

As these photos above demonstrate, there is much natural beauty in West Virginia! If there is only one landmark you visit, make it the New River Gorge National River.

What are the most beautiful hikes in West Virginia?

There are so many stunning West Virginia hikes that it is almost hard to keep track of everything! Fortunately, this list makes it easier to narrow down your search and start compiling a bucket list.

Which hikes in West Virginia are best in the winter?

As you saw from our image of Bush Creek Falls, West Virginia waterfalls are stunning in the winter. So, too, are pretty places like the West Virginia Botanic Garden and Blackwater Falls State Park

Address: Blackwater Falls, Davis, WV 26260, USA
Address: Gauley Bridge, WV 25085, USA
Address: Sandstone Falls, District 3, WV 25918, USA
Address: High Falls, Valley Bend, WV 26241, USA
Address: 1584 Blackwater Lodge Rd, Davis, WV 26260, USA
Address: 720 Valley Falls Rd, Fairmont, WV 26554, USA
Address: 486 Babcock Rd, Clifftop, WV 25831, USA
Address: Pipestem, Great Falls, VA 22066, USA
Address: Whitaker Falls, Mingo, WV 26282, USA
Address: Bruceton Mills, WV 26525, USA
Address: Ansted Rail Trail, Ansted, WV, USA
Address: Marsh Fork, West Virginia, USA
Address: Brush Creek Falls Rd, Athens, WV, USA
Address: Thomas, WV 26292, USA
Address: Camp Creek, WV 25820, USA