6 Easy-Access West Virginia Waterfalls That Are Perfect For A Summer Adventure

Want to see a waterfall, but don’t want to work too hard to get there? Here’s the perfect list for you, with six waterfalls from around the state that are either right off the road or easily reached from a short, level trail or boardwalk. Have you visited any (or all) of them?

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

And these are just a handful of the waterfalls in West Virginia, some more accessible, some less. What a privilege it is to live in a state with so much beauty right at our fingertips!

Here’s a link to a map with the location to all these waterfalls. Which one is closest to you? Here’s another waterfall that’s also fairly easily accessible, but closer to Charleston.


Address: Gauley Bridge, WV 25085, USA
Address: Blackwater Falls, Davis, WV 26260, USA
Address: Sandstone Falls, District 3, WV 25918, USA
Address: Falls of Hills Creek, Little Levels, WV 24946, USA
Address: 2390 Co Hwy 19/5, Camp Creek, WV 25820, USA
Address: WV-20, Pipestem, WV 25979, USA