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South River Falls Road

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A fire road leading steeply down toward the base of South River Falls.


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1.1

Miles

1.8

KM

78%

Runnable

2,437' 743 m

High

1,968' 600 m

Low

124' 38 m

Up

506' 154 m

Down

10%

Avg Grade (6°)

27%

Max Grade (15°)

Dogs Leashed

Features Birding · Fall Colors · River/Creek · Waterfall · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Description

This fire road breaks off of the South River Fire Road, heading steeply down along one long switchback toward South River Falls from below.

Thanks to Larry W. Brown, for sharing this description. If you're interested in learning more details about great runs, weather, camping / lodging, wildlife, and scenic drives, check out the comprehensive Guide to Shenandoah National Park.

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Shared By:

Larry W Brown

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View from the base of South River Falls.
May 12, 2016 near Elkton, VA
Base of South River Falls.
Aug 22, 2021 near Elkton, VA
Narrow stone step path between end of South River Falls Road and the base of the falls.
Aug 22, 2021 near Stanard…, VA

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