Discover Extra Than 25 Waterfalls on WV’s First Statewide ‘Waterfall Path’

A brand new path system hyperlinks 29 waterfalls within the Mountain State. It additionally features a passport program that encourages guests to verify in and win prizes.

Everyone knows the tune you wish to sing proper now. However as a substitute of telling you to not, we are saying belt it out! Particularly if you happen to’re in or round West Virginia or can plan a visit there this summer time through nation roads, mountain mama.

The state that bears the motto “Mountaineers are At all times Free” just lately launched the first-ever statewide Waterfall Path. This new path system hyperlinks 29 of its over 200 waterfalls into one navigable route.

Why West Virginia Waterfalls?

Brush Creek Falls, Athens, W.Va.

“We invite all vacationers to place the West Virginia Waterfall Path on their must-see listing this summer time and past,” mentioned West Virginia Tourism Secretary Chelsea Ruby. “Whether or not you reconnect along with your favourite falls or discover hidden gems, we wish to reward your explorations with unique prizes that depart you keen to go to Virtually Heaven once more.”

The brand new path system options notable favorites, comparable to Sandstone Falls and Blackwater Falls (the 60-footer pictured on the high of this text). Nonetheless, it additionally contains extra distant choices like Drawdy Falls in Boone County. With the path, you’ll be able to discover it and different West Virginia waterfalls through foot or motorized transport.

West Virginia Waterfalls
Drawdy Falls, Boone County, W.Va.

Waterfall Path Tumbles By way of Latest US Nationwide Park

The New River Gorge Nationwide Park and Protect is America’s 63rd and latest nationwide park. It’s additionally house to 6 waterfalls in West Virginia’s new path system, together with Turkey Creek Falls and Glade Creek Falls.

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With so many waterfalls to discover and gaze upon, the West Virginia Division of Tourism created a Waterfall Path Passport program. Guests and hikers alike can verify in at every location and earn a stamp on their digital passport.

Every consumer can then flip their stamps into prizes — 20 or extra stamps will earn you a “Waterfall Wanderer” T-shirt.

West Virginia Waterfalls
Butcher Department Falls, Fayette County, W.Va.

Now that we give it some thought, West Virginia’s waterways appear to be the right approach to get outdoors (and away from) the summer time warmth. Take me house, nation roads.

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