Dark Hollow Falls Trailhead

A waterfall cascades under trees with the yellow leaves of fall.

Quick Facts
Dark Hollow Falls Parking Area (mile 50.7)

Pets are not allowed on this hike. The steep descent following a stream to this beautiful waterfall is one of the Park’s most traveled trails. This trail is short, but very steep and rocky. The return climb is challenging! Know your limits and take your time, especially when the trail is wet and slippery.

Distance: 1.4-mile circuit hike
Difficulty: Moderate (hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 1 hour 15 minutes
Elevation Gain: 440 feet

Hike Description

  1. From the trailhead at the Dark Hollow Falls Parking Area (mile 50.7), descend 0.75-mile down to the falls.
  2. Return by the same route, up to the parking area.

Shenandoah National Park

Last updated: May 14, 2021