|Lovely views on the way to Crabtree Falls.|
|The upper section of Crabtree Falls.|
I bet you did not realize that only one hour away from Charlottesville on the Blue Ridge Parkway is the highest vertical-drop cascading waterfall east of the Mississippi River! Crabtree Falls is located in Nelson County, Virginia, just six miles off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway near milepost 27. It was pretty crowded this peak fall day but it was not obnoxiously crowded. There were moments of quiet and solitude and I can imagine this spot would be wonderful to visit just about any time of the year.
The falls are thought to be named after William Crabtree of 1777. Crabtree Falls was mentioned in the Walton's Television Show but never filmed as part of the show. This is an outstanding camping and cabin rental area complete with a store and many hiking opportunities.
|Searching the Pumpkin Patch.|
I'm ready to welcome in Fall now. Taking a short rest before Spring planting.