Thing to Do

Jones Run Falls

A waterfall cascades onto large gray rocks, under a fall foliage of trees.

This hike takes you over a mountain stream, through the forest, and beside a 42 foot waterfall. There is one stream crossing.

Distance: 3.2-mile round trip hike
Difficulty: Moderate (explanation of our hiking difficulty scale)
Hiking Time: 2 hours 30 minutes
Elevation Gain: 1,045 feet

Hike Description

  1. From the trailhead at the Jones Run Parking Area (mile 84.1), cross the Appalachian Trail and follow the blue-blazed Jones Run Trail to Jones Run Falls
  2. Return by the same route.

The average hiking duration does not take into consideration fitness, exploration, rest, contemplation, etc. 


Pets must be on a leash no longer than 6 feet at all times.

An entrance fee is required to get into Shenandoah National Park.

The trailhead for this hike is at the Jones Run Parking area.

Year Round
Accessibility Information

This trail does not meet ADA accessibility guidelines.

Shenandoah National Park

Area map of Loft Mountain including notable roads and trails.

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Last updated: February 19, 2021