MP 271.9, Cascades Falls & Jeffress Park

2014 Facility Schedule:
Picnic area and restrooms open May 9 - November 2.

Cascades Nature Trail beautifully represents the tranquility and splendor visitors may encounter while enjoying natural resources in the park. Picnic tables, comfort stations, and access to the 1.2 mile Cascades Trail - a self guiding loop to Cascades Falls viewing area. The site honors a North Carolina native son, E.B. Jeffress, for his tireless work in persuading the federal government to situate the Blue Ridge Parkway in its present location.

Amenities:
- restrooms
- picnic area

Handicap Accessibility:
- picnic area is wheelchair accessible
- restrooms are wheelchair accessible with assistance