A Guide To The State’s Best Waterfall Hikes
by Johnny Molloy
Hiking Waterfalls in West Virginia includes detailed hike descriptions, maps, and color photos for approximately 100 of the state’s most scenic waterfall hikes. Hike descriptions include history, local trivia, and GPS coordinates. Hiking Waterfalls in West Virginia will take you through state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, and from popular city parks to the most remote and secluded corners of the area to view the most spectacular waterfalls.
In West Virginia, mountain-born waterways spill and splatter over crags and cliffs, splash off boulders, and slip over slabs in a glorious display of waterfall wonder. From the Allegheny Highlands to the New River Gorge, the state boasts an incredible array of these beautiful falls. Hiking Waterfalls in West Virginia provides driving directions and hike descriptions, maps, GPS coordinates, and color photos to over 100 of the Mountain State’s most scenic waterfalls. From Blackwater Falls near Davis, to the falls at Oglebay Park near Wheeling, to Campbell Falls down at Camp Creek State Park near Princeton, to Big Beechy Run Falls near Marlinton, this guide will lead you through state and national parks, forests, monuments and wilderness areas, and from popular city parks to the most remote and secluded corners of the state to view the most spectacular waterfalls.
* Hikes suited to every ability
* Mile-by-mile directional cues
* Difficulty ratings, approximate hiking times, maps, amenities and restrictions, and fees/permits information for every hike
* An index of waterfalls by category—from simple drive-ups, to short, easy hikes to long, difficult treks
* Invaluable trip-planning information, including land status contacts, Gazeteer pages and grid numbers, USGS map names, and camping availability
* Full-color photos throughout
About the Author
Johnny Molloy is one of America’s most experienced and prolific guidebook authors. Molloy writes for a variety of magazines, Web sites and newspapers. He continues writing and traveling extensively throughout the United States, endeavoring in a variety of outdoor pursuits. He has penned over 50 hiking, paddling and camping guides covering 26 states, from Florida to Texas to Wisconsin to New England. Molloy lives in Johnson City, Tennessee.