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Falls Ridge Preserve

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This is a great little hike. The waterfalls and rock formations are very interesting. We stopped... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Ace1232014
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Hillsborough, North Carolina
Great walk - water fall and limestone cliffs

Waterfall and cliffs are at the start of the hike. Past the falls is a pretty good uphill incline... read more

Reviewed March 3, 2018
turf1996
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Christiansburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great little hike. The waterfalls and rock formations are very interesting. We stopped after we moved my son into VA Tech. Super close to the interstate on our way home.

Thank Ace1232014
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Waterfall and cliffs are at the start of the hike. Past the falls is a pretty good uphill incline. Farthest point is a short that comes back to the main linear trail.

Thank turf1996
Reviewed January 28, 2018 via mobile

This Preserve is off the beaten path, we had to follow our friends to this place after church. Parking space is limited so beware, not sure where else you can park other than having to wait till someone leaves. If you go after it's been...More

Thank Charlesvincent A
Reviewed January 22, 2018

Great place to hike and picnic. There is an easy loop trail, a wonderful waterfall and amazing travertine formations.

Thank LT24073
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful preserve! The falls are breathtaking and the caves are interesting to poke around in. The hike to the top of the ridge and back is about 3 miles (up and back down), but there are 2 paths to choose from. I...More

2  Thank Sarah D
Reviewed January 26, 2017

I found this neat little spot when I was 16 before a bunch of people discovered it! I hate how crowded it has become and how they wont allow pets to hike with you now for some reason, but you cant complain when it comes...More

1  Thank shpprdred
Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

The Preserve was truly a treat. We enjoyed an 80-foot waterfall after only about a half-mile hike. The falls were beautiful and the sound of the water is unique on the travertine falls. The caves were interesting and we had never seen anything quite like...More

Thank Cindy S
Reviewed August 16, 2016

The rating of "poor" is because of the very, very bad directions (lack of) on how to get there! The GPS couldn't find it. THREE different people at different locations "tried" to give us directions, but none of them panned out. After riding forever, probably...More

3  Thank Patricia B
Reviewed May 16, 2016

I went to the preserve with my husband and our toddler, we did just the short trail for now. That was very nice! The short trail is perfect with children because it is not long only 0.8mile and you see a lot of things :...More

1  Thank Claire E
Reviewed April 25, 2016

I was disappointed the trail to the top of the ridge was closed. The waterfall was OK but not spectacular. No restroom facilities.

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Michelle W
September 24, 2017|
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Remnants of milling operations. Search "Nature Conservancy Falls Ridge" for a history of the property (links not allowed by TripAdvisor) which says this and more: "In 1939, a kiln to produce burnt lime was installed at the... More
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123sherryt
September 17, 2016|
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Response from Patricia B | Reviewed this property |
Yes and so are humans, if you can ever find the place. Well hidden and no signs! But Seriously, I think you'll need to keep dogs on a leash. I saw several people there with their dogs on a leash.
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