Sort Comments by: Recent Activity Helpfulness Date. 300' Down This trail follows the remains of the historic Patowmack Canal, one of the first canals ever to be built in the United States. Short hike with Kelsy, Carly, Avery, and Asher. Saw one vole, lots of birds. From the east parking lot, follow this trail due north through the nature preserve up to the Stubblefield Falls Overlook. You get to cross lots of streams (with man made stepping stones) and walk right along the water at a certain point. Hike Options. Caesars Head State Park is a very popular spot and, specifically, the Raven Cliff Falls Overlook trail is also very popular. 6.2 km The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. I saw a small sign at the entrance to Scotts Run on my last trip. 72.99 m Down, 5.3 mi There's no sign. 7.78 m Down, 3.8 mi • Islet. Glen Onoko Falls and Lehigh Gorge Overlook Trail is just 2.6 miles from Jim Thorpe. The trail is pretty tough. This week we are exploring the Great Day Hike #4 in Segment 2, Graveyard Ridge and Skinny Dip Falls: Black Balsam Knob Road to Cherry Cove Overlook hike by Jim Grode. The falls I saw are the Stubblefield Falls on the Virginia side of the Potomac River. Hike Info: –Trail Map –Park info –Interactive Map. Jim Thorpe features cold and temperate climate and has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. Review of Cummins Falls State Park. 8.6 km • Taking other people's content (text, photos, etc) without permission is a copyright violation and There’s an overlook at the end of the Yellow Trail that gives you a nice view of the falls but you still have trees in the way. You may be wondering why this is my favorite overlook. Click here to leave a review and improve this listing! Bild von Billy Goat Trail, Potomac: Great Falls overlook - Schauen Sie sich 1.593 authentische Fotos und Videos von Billy Goat Trail an, die von Tripadvisor-Mitgliedern gemacht wurden. Our two cents: Short but popular walk with a nice payoff. • Too many people is my only criticism. 26' Down The new trail is well signed though. This trail goes by Lock 15 , Lock 16 , Lock 17 , Great Falls Overlook , Lock 18 , and Lock 19 . The trail map gives distances to each location as if you hiked from the Visitor Center to only that overlook. Cancel. 33.12 m Down, 3.5 mi This area has many trails and even more (and confusing) connectors so looking at the posted maps or using the Hiking Project mobile app is essential. I would definitely rate it 4. Not too crowded on a weekday! C&O Canal Towpath: Carderock to Great Falls, Billy Goat Trail from Chesapeake & Ohio National Historic Park, Potomac River Overlook via Billy Goat Trail, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail to Great Falls Overlook, Great Falls Overlook via Billy Goat Trail Section A, Billy Goat Trail to Great Falls Observation Platform, Marsden Tract Campground to Monocacy Aqueduct, Marsden Tract Campground to Point of Rocks, Valley, Spring Hill and Mclean Hunt Park Trail [CLOSED], Valley, Anglers Spur, Woodland, Gold Mine and Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Trail, Valley Trail, Gold Mine and Woodland Trail Loop, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal and Billy Goat Trail Loop, Stubblefield Overlook via Scott's Run Falls and River Trail, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park. Nearby – Combine with a hike to Washington Crossing or Baldpate Mountain (10-15 min drive), or Kugler Falls or Lockatong High Falls (20 min drive). And if you go on weekends, it'll have crowds too, so there's that. Potomac Heritage Trail – Turkey Run to Scott’s Run (George Washington Memorial Parkway, VA) Posted on February 21, 2016 by Andrew Wojtanik. Lots of people walk their dogs off leash. So, bring hiking rain jacket with good hiking boots, and take plenty of water. Across from this is Julia Falls. 225' Up Back then, there was no signage on the old trail. Gear For This Hike. We attempted the trail that goes to the falls, but turned back when we got to the river, and did the overlook trail instead. From here you get views of the Blackwater Canyon and Blackwater Lodge across the way. Fall Creek Falls via Gorge Overlook Trail. Stubblefield Falls Trail Scotts Run loop hike . It's a neat view, but not as dramatic as the view of the entire falls from Chimney View or Erwin's View up ahead. Very technical with the rock scrambles on the cliff above the Potomac. Pretty rugged trail, lots of elevation and bouldering. 91.3 m Down. This 4.6-mile ramble from Turkey Run Park to Scott’s Run Nature Preserve in McLean, Virginia constitutes the third section of the Potomac Heritage Trail heading westward from Rosslyn in Arlington. • Spam? 110' Up Elevation Profile. This is a response to the above comment. Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Mclean, VA, USA. Being a jerk / offensive? pretty muddy on all the trails, but not horrible. The ultimate destination of the hike is Erwins View Overlook, but along the way there are stops at the Upper Falls Overlook, the Chimney View Overlook, and the Gorge View Overlook. 2.7 km Stubblefield Overlook via Scott's Run Falls and River Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Greenway, Virginia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The campground is convenient to hikers of the Lone Star Hiking Trail. I think it is a good trail but if you take the left path, it will get rocky and if it rained it will be slippery and muddy. 241' Up This area has many trails and even more (and confusing) connectors so looking at the posted maps or using the Trail Run Project mobile app is essential. david.morganwal 1 year, 8 months ago Easter themed letterbox hike. • 33.4 m Up In 2015, I had to ford the creek. For a longer hike, walk past the third overlook at Great Falls Park to pick up the River Trail. • Pay no attention to these mileage markers. Follow the yellow blazes. Beautiful views and a fun hike! It can be somewhat crowded at times but this moderate hike that is approximately 4.5 miles, is well worth the trip. The trail passes under the highway and then heads north around McWay Cove, overlooking the waterfall, and beach that was created by a 1983 land slide. 3.1 km The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. Pleasent easy trail motly on well groomed path. • On the hiking page I looked at it was rated 3 stars out of 5. It is a wide and well-maintained trail. From the east parking lot, follow this trail due north through the nature preserve up to the Stubblefield Falls Overlook. This is a easy loop trail to Stubblefield Falls Overlook in Scott's Run Nature Preserve. The blue-blazed River Trail begins just after Overlook 3 and the high water marker. Google maps will take you to a very small parking lot so plan ahead for it to be crowded, especially on weekends. 73.47 m Up 257' Down Falls Overlook Trail. The Stubblefield Lake Loop Trail offers a little bit of everything the Turnbull National Wildlife Refuge has to offer: trees, lakes, wildlife, and prairie land. This trail goes by Langley Swim and Tennis Club. ” • Nice view of the Potomac with a waterfall also over all not a very difficult hike. Incredible views. Your FREE account works with all Adventure Projects sites. This hike captures the major highlights. I decided to check this place out on this trip. Er führt entlang eines Flusses, durch Rate this Hike ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ Public Tracks. Very nice! It was a sign for Great Falls Creamery. Beautiful, particularly considering how close you are to the Beltway and how ensconced you are in suburbia. At the overlook, looking upstream, you'll see the 15 ft. Upper Falls and the huge pool below them. We were there on a Saturday, and it was very crowded. I’ll tell you it’s because you get the best view of both the Cane Creek Falls as well as the Rockhouse Falls. This is a easy loop trail to Stubblefield Falls Overlook in Scott's Run Nature Preserve. This trail goes by Scott's Run Falls. From the third overlook, you’ll re-trace your steps to Riverbend Park. Stubblefield Falls Overlook 59.4 217.9 221.3 Burli 132 Cabi ng n Site il Trail Map Crossi ng S All-weather Fairweather tructures "!") Beech Bottom Falls Trail The bat roost I saw in 2015 is still there: During construction of the trail, a wood bridge was installed over Abner Creek. 77.07 m Up Stubblefield Falls Overlook Trail is a trail in Potomac, VA on Stubblefield Falls and Potomac River in Piedmont, Scott’s Run Nature Preserve. Fall Creek Falls is one of the most popular state parks in Tennessee and for good reason. Reviewed June 9, 2017 . Trail was good itself. 91.76 m Up Above, to the right of it, the base (via the Cable Trail, click HERE for that blog post) and my favorite one of all that is to the left of it. I groaned Saturday morning when I woke up and saw Asheville was socked in again. Great afternoon sunny few muddy patches not very busy for a Wednesday afternoon! • The trail is part of the John Muir Trail and also provides access to the Grand Gap Loop Trail. A short trail to an overlook of Cedar Cliff Falls. Land Manager: Fairfax County, VA - Park Authority, 1.4 mi Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division is situated 2300 feet north of Stubblefield Falls. Something else to keep in mind is that the wildlife refuge is home to ticks. Bei Meile 14 beginnt der KoKe'e State Park, der sich nahtlos an den Waimea Canyon State Park anschließt. The trails are well maintained with only a few uphills, but offer great views of the P If you arrive at lunch, there is a large green space and plenty of picnic tables adjacent to the overlooks. Turn left on a short connector to join the Potomac Heritage Trail. This is about an injury or accident 5.7 km Nice view of falls at end, but crowded. So it is a good trail and the scenic areas are nice but near the waterfall there is a bit of trash. Have you been there? 301' Up • 65.66 m Down, 1.7 mi An Adventure Projects staff member will review this and take an appropriate action, but we generally don't reply. This close to DC it is fairly heavily trafficked on Saturday. Very pretty trail. Note that there is a park fee for hiking this trail which, at the time of this episode, was $2 per person over 15 years young. Something else? Stubblefield Overlook via Scott's Run Falls and River Trail is a 2.4 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Greenway, Virginia that features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. A few rocks to traverse along the trail before heading up from the river, but not difficult. I hiked about .3 further, but turned around. Turn right on the blue trail when they intersect and follow it until you are almost out of the park. • Follow the yellow blazes. You climb over a lot of it. NOT OKAY! Plummers Island is a 12-acre Potomac River island in Montgomery County, Maryland, about nine miles upriver from Washington, D.C., which holds the distinction of being the most scientifically studied island in North America. 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