Sony Cyber-shot; DSC-H50 – 1/100s;F2.7;ISO 100;5.2mm
Pembroke, VA, USA – April 2012
PLEASE VIEW LARGE
I managed to make the 4 mile round trip hike taking longer than most people but it was well worth the effort.
Internet Info:Cascades Recreation Area, Jefferson National Forest: About 150,000 visitors a year visit the Cascades. Without question, Cascade Falls is one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Virginia and possibly on the entire East Coast. Little Stony Creek falls over a vertical cliff in several different streams. Several streams cascade a couple times on the way down while others fall the whole distance of the falls. The 69 ft. falls crash into a large pool surrounded by two hundred foot cliff walls from which large ice formations hang in the winter. The scene is both breathtaking and peaceful as the falls combine both power and beauty. The falls are also fairly easy to view, with wooden stairs and platforms on one side of the pool allowing a visitor to get very close to the falls as well as allowing a photographer many different angles for photographs.