Cascades National Recreation Trail is a 4.05 mile one way hike with 865 feet accumulated elevation gain. Located 13 miles northwest of Blacksburg Virginia. May and September are the best months to enjoy this hike.
Highly scenic 4-mile round-trip trail meanders along a shaded mountain creek to a 66-foot waterfall within Jefferson National Forest. Hike is low to moderate difficulty. Picnicking area is at the beginning of the trail. Native trout fishing available in the Little Stony Creek. Accessible restrooms at the trailhead. Picnic area. Water hydrant for filling water bottles available in the recreation area.
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This hike is listed as One-Way.
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WARNING! Hiking and outdoor related sports can be dangerous. Be responsible and prepare for the trip. Study the area you are entering and plan accordingly. Dress for the current and unexpected weather changes. Take plenty of water. Never go alone. Make an itinerary with your plan(s), route(s), destination(s) and expected return time. Give your itinerary to trusted family and/or friends.