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Crabtree Falls Trail

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2.7 mile 4.3 kilometer point to point
77% Runnable
Intermediate

Elevation

Ascent: 1,314' 400 m
Descent: 0' 0 m
High: 3,062' 933 m
Low: 1,748' 533 m

Grade

Avg Grade: 9% (5°)
Max Grade: 19% (11°)

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Short, but steep, hike to Virginia's finest waterfall.

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Ice climbers at Crabtree Falls in January.
Feb 7, 2016 near Nellysford, VA
Take in this beautiful view from the Crabtree Falls Trail.
Mar 23, 2017 near Nellysford, VA
The upper portion of Crabtree Falls is especially serene during a foggy day.
Jan 21, 2017 near Nellysford, VA
Crab Tree Falls (CTF), lone cairn at base of falls
Aug 18, 2018 near Nellysford, VA
The middle portion of Crabtree Falls is just a few short switchbacks up from the lower section.
Jan 21, 2017 near Nellysford, VA
The lower portion of Crabtree Falls is just a short walk from the parking area.
Jan 21, 2017 near Nellysford, VA

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