Falling Spring Falls Trip
College - Junior Year
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[Falling Spring Falls] [Roaring Run Falls]



  • Trip notes:
    • Total Main Waterfalls: 3
    • Total Hiking Distance: 3.4 miles
    • Total Hiking Time: ~2.5 hours
    • Total Driving Time (from I-81/Exit 156): ~2.5 hours (Round Trip)

  • Driving Directions/Hiking Directions:
    1. From Interstate-81, take Exit 156 (Troutville).
    2. After 0.1 miles, head NORTHWEST on VA-640/BRUGHS MILL RD.
    3. After 3.3 miles, Turn RIGHT onto US-220 NORTH/ROANOKE RD.
    4. After 27.0 miles, Take the US-220 NORTH/US-60 BR NORTH ramp.
    5. After 0.7 miles, Merge onto Interstate-64 WEST via the ramp on the LEFT.
    6. After 10.8 miles, Merge onto US-220 NORTH via EXIT 16 toward COVINGTON/HOT SPRINGS.
    7. After 9.3 miles, Turn LEFT into the Falling Spring Falls Overlook parking lot.
    8. Hike the Falling Spring Falls (It's about a 100 ft. hike).
    9. Turn RIGHT out of the Falling Spring Falls Overlook parking lot onto US-220 SOUTH.
    10. After 9.3 miles, Turn RIGHT onto Interstate-64 EAST.
    11. After 10.8 miles, Take EXIT 27 and turn onto VA-629 NORTH.
    12. VA-629 runs through Douthat State Park. After passing the main office, park in the Blue Suck Falls Parking Lot to the LEFT just past the main office, before you reach Douthat Lake.
    13. Hike the Blue Suck Falls.
    14. Go SOUTH on VA-629.
    15. Merge onto Interstate-64 WEST.
    16. After ~6 miles, take EXIT 21.
    17. Turn onto VA-696 SOUTH.
    18. After 0.3 miles, turn RIGHT on VA-616/RICH PATCH ROAD.
    19. After 5.4 miles, turn LEFT on VA-621/ROARING RUN ROAD.
    20. After 3.2 miles, turn RIGHT into the Roaring Run Falls Parking Lot.
    21. Hike the Roaring Run Falls.
    22. Go SOUTHEAST on VA-621/ROARING RUN ROAD.
    23. After 3.2 miles, Turn LEFT onto VA-615.
    24. After 5.4 miles, Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-220 S.
    25. After 13.8 miles, Turn LEFT onto VA-640/BRUGHS MILL RD.
    26. After 3.2 miles, Merge onto Interstate-81.

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