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Green Hill Park Meadow (Salem, VA)

Flickr Submissions (tag:GOaS-GreenHillPark) Submitted by Alana Gosnell. If you are in Salem and want a quick place to shoot some nice landscape in the evening, you may want to check out the meadow above Green Hill Park. Roanoke County’s Green Hill Park, located in west Salem, has a scenic opportunity for photographers that not many … Continue reading »

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Sandstone Falls (near Hinton, WV)

Flickr Submissions (tag:GOaS-Sandstone_Falls) Sandstone Falls is an amazing line of waterfalls crossing the New River near Hinton, WV. A great series of boardwalks and bridges will take you to beautiful views of different sections of the river. If you’re brave enough to wade, an amazing view of the falls awaits. Jon Beard Kim Johnston Jon … Continue reading »

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Shaver Cemetery (BRP/Roanoke)

Flickr Submissions (tag:GOaS-Shaver_Cemetery) Shaver Cemetery is a nice place in the day, but it’s a great spot at night. Close to Roanoke, but the terrain features block out much of the light pollution. It’s not completely dark sky, but it’s one of the best dark skies you’ll find so close to the city. Perfect for … Continue reading »

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Beartown State Park, WV

“Beartown State Park is a natural area of 107 acres located on the eastern summit of Droop Mountain, seven miles southwest of Hillsboro, West Virginia. The land was purchased in 1970 with funds from the Nature Conservancy and a donation from Mrs. Edwin G. Polan, in memory of her son, Ronald Keith Neal, who lost … Continue reading »

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Falling Springs (Falling Springs, VA)

Falling Springs is a spring fed waterfall with a roughly 150 foot drop. It has roadside access to shoot from the overlook. For the more adventurous, there is a difficult walk/climb to bottom, but the view is worth it. Jaime Hunt Jon Beard John Adams Additional Information: http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMW3D_Falling_Spring_Falls_Overlook Map: View Larger Map  

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