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Rose River Falls

Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park, VA
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One of the top waterfall hikes in the park!

This is a very popular hike with lots of people. It's a great place too soak your feet on hot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bonnielt23
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Chesapeake, Virginia
Mother’s Day Beautiful Hike

- A must-do hike - Do it clockwise - Bring plenty of water - Bug spray a must this time of year... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2018
pitchblak13
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Tucson, Arizona
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“dark hollow” (7 reviews)
“great hike” (10 reviews)
“copper mine” (2 reviews)
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Shenandoah National Park, Shenandoah National Park, VA
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"mile loop"
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"across the road"
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"counter clockwise"
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"skyline drive"
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"parking area"
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"parking lot"
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"up hill"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very popular hike with lots of people. It's a great place too soak your feet on hot days. Bring a lunch and enjoy the day!

Thank Bonnielt23
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

- A must-do hike - Do it clockwise - Bring plenty of water - Bug spray a must this time of year - Wear good hiking shoes - Lots of swimming holes - 4 mile loop in 3 hours w/young kids - Right next to...More

Thank pitchblak13
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Bring your water and have on good shoes. This gem of a falls is a not-to-far of a hike from the parking area on Skyline Drive. Flow is better in the spring and slows down during the warm summer months. We've gone a couple of...More

Thank Sue L
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

The clockwise hike returning on a fire road road near the bottom of Dark Hollow Falls was our favorite hike. Views are everywhere, and this hike along the Rose River was a refreshing change.

1  Thank ShortStack12
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

This is one of my favorite waterfall hikes in the park. You can do it as a large loop with the Fire Road, an out and back, or incorporate Dark Hollow Falls as well. I've it all 3 ways. You hike mostly along the stream...More

Thank kisoffbaby
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Highly recommended hike. Lots of small waterfalls and pools along the way. Just beautiful. Can also get to Hollow falls from the Rose River trail. Do it. Not too difficult. About 3-4 hours total.

Thank Yehudah3
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Reviewed 6 December 2017

We enjoyed our family hike through the woods from the ridge down to the falls. The falls are pretty, with a drop into a pool and another longer drop into a notch below (the second drop is harder to view). The path is moderate and...More

1  Thank GoAlong2
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

We started our hike at Dark Hollow Falls and then continued through Rose River Falls. The hike was a bit strenuous as it was largely uphill and rocky at points. You follow the river although there wasn’t much water during our visit. The views were...More

3  Thank Tara L
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

We enjoyed this hike ending in the beautiful Rose River Falls. Hike back up a little steep but not terrible.

Thank KimEriePa
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We only went up (from the falls to Skyline) as we started at Dark Hollow. The hike back to Skyline is long and uphill. You walk about 1.5 miles along Skyline Drive itself, but it is separated from the road by a stone wall. The...More

4  Thank hem207
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