From Blacksburg, VA: Follow US 460 west for 13 miles to Pembroke. Turn right onto SR 623. Go 4 miles to the Cascades parking lot.
Cascades Day Use Area is one of the most popular outdoor recreation spots in southwest Virginia. It features shady picnic spots, a native trout stream, and a 4-mile scenic loop trail. The main attraction is the scenic 66 foot Cascade Falls, a dramatic waterfall located two miles from the parking area.