Cascades, Barney's Wall & Butt Mountain
10.8 miles, moderate terrain
51 miles from the Orange Market, $5.00 carpool fee
There is a $3.00/car fee to park.
Drive out US-460 to Pembroke and turn right at Tagent
Outfitters onto Cascades Dr for another mile or so. The
hike follows the Creekside Trail which frequently crosses
Little Stony Creek (on bridges). The trail ends at the Cascades - an impressive
It will then go up the nature Conservancy Trail to Barney's
Wall, a cliff that features a 700-foot drop with a great view of the New River
Valley. From there it will continue on along the ridge-top of Butt Mountain to
the location of an old fire lookout tower.
We will back-track to the Falls and then return via the fire
Cascades, Barney's Wall & Butt Mt.