Lower Hill Creek Falls

May 2004

State: West Virginia

Location: Richwood County, near Marlinton

Height: 63

Crest: 10?

Water Source: Hill Creek

Waypoint: 38.17361N 80.33528W

Summary: Sources claim this is the second highest waterfall in West Virginia. It is a very pretty and classic plunge waterfall set in the scenic Monongahela National Forest. The upper and middle falls are on the same trail.

Lower Hill Creek Falls is in the Monongahela National Forest, near Marlinton, West Virginia. The Falls of Hill Creek Scenic Area can be reached from the Highland Scenic Byway (Route 39/55). They are about 5 miles west of Route 219.

There is a well groomed trail into the gorge. Part of the trail is paved, but the later part consists of boardwalks and a lot of stairs. The trail first takes you pass the Upper Falls, then the Middle Falls before ending at a view platform in front of the lower falls.

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