Place

Glade Creek Falls

A waterfall cascading into a deep pool
Glade Creek Falls

NPS/Louise McLaughlin

Quick Facts

Scenic View/Photo Spot

This spectacular falls is found along the Glade Creek Trail approximately one mile upstream from Glade Creek Campground. A number of smaller falls, cascades, and pools are passed along the way to the falls.

For more information on the trail, see Glade Creek Trail.

To get to the Glade Creek Trailhead from Beckley: From Route 19 (Eisenhower Drive), take Route 41 north toward Prince. Turn right onto the Glade Creek Road, just before the bridge at Prince. Follow the gravel road seven miles; it ends at the Glade Creek trailhead.

To get to the Glade Creek Trailhead from Fayetteville: Follow Route 19 south; take the Glen Jean exit. Turn right onto Route 61 south; follow Route 61 for 2.8 miles. Turn left, staying on Route 61, and continue for another 4.6 miles. Turn left onto Route 41 north; follow Route 41 for 4.0 miles toward Prince. Turn right onto the Glade Creek Road, just before the bridge at Prince. Follow the gravel road 7.0 miles; it ends at the Glade Creek trailhead.

New River Gorge National Park and Preserve

Last updated: November 14, 2021