Bottom Creek | Bent Mountain, VA 24059 - bottom creek roanoke

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bottom creek roanoke - Bottom Creek Gorge | Bent Mountain, VA 24059


Sep 11, 2018 · Second time here, took the kids (ages 5-10) this time. There are 3 trails marked red, yellow, and blue that branch off the entrance trail. The red trail is the shortest but the most difficult.4.5/5(22). The trail at the Bottom Creek Gorge features views of the second highest waterfall in Virginia as well as other beautiful plants and wildlife. The powerful streams of Bottom Creek provide opportunities for some great photographs.

One of the headwater streams of the South Fork of the Roanoke River, Bottom Creek is a powerful mountain stream that forms a stair-step series of broad-basin waterfalls known as "The Kettles." It's a hotbed for rare aquatic species, providing critical habitat for four native species of fish: the. Bottom Creek is a powerful mountain stream that forms a stair-step series of broad-basin waterfalls known as the “kettles.” One of the headwater streams of the South Fork of the Roanoke River, Bottom Creek boasts a 200-foot high waterfall. Flanking Bottom Creek are forests of mixed hardwoods (tulip poplar, maple, oak, hickory) and upland.

Bottom Creek is a powerful mountain stream that forms a stair-step series of broad-basin waterfalls known as the "kettles." One of the headwater streams of the South Fork of the Roanoke River, Bottom Creek boasts a 200-foot high waterfall.4.5/5(90). Bottom Creek is a solid Class V+ steep creek with mandatory portages. It is highly recommended that your first run be with someone who knows the river well.