“Oh, it is sublime—so strong and yet so elegant, springing from earth and bathing its head in heaven…The music of those waters, the luxury of those shades, the form and colours of those noble rocks, and that arch—rising over all, and seeming to offer a passage to the skies—oh they will never leave me!” – Andrew Reed and James Reed, 1835

From high on the south end of the first ridge of the Allegheny Mountains, 180 miles away, originate the headwaters of Cedar Creek. Here, the Cedar Creek plunges 50 feet to the creek bed. As the seasons change, the waterfall transforms from delicate veils to rushing plumes of white water. After flowing under the Natural Bridge, it continues toward the southeast, and enters the James River in Virginia.

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