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Rattlesnake Falls

Rattlesnake Falls

Rattlesnake Falls is a scenic 20-foot horsetail waterfall within Pinchot State Forest near Scranton, Pennsylvania. The ruins of an old tannery, built circa 1845, can be seen upstream of the cascade.

The Pinnacle

Cumberland Gap

Cumberland Gap National Historical Park, called the first gateway to the West, is centered on the Cumberland Gap, a natural break in the Appalachian Mountains along the border of Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia. The reserve encompasses mountainous terrain with countless overlooks with incredible vistas, unique caves, spring-fed lakes, and waterfalls. There are also...

White Rocks

White Rocks and Sand Cave

White Rocks and Sand Cave is located within Cumberland Gap National Historical Park along the border of Kentucky and Virginia. White Rocks offers southward views of the Virginia countryside atop limestone rocks embedded with quartz pebbles while the 250-foot-wide Sand Cave provides a unique view of a sand-filled rockhouse.

Bert Hensley House

Hensley Settlement

The historic Hensley Settlement is located at the top of Brush Mountain within Cumberland Gap National Historical Park in southern Kentucky. The settlement contains 12 homestead log cabins, a one-room schoolhouse, a blacksmith shop, and a springhouse.

Shay Locomotives

Cass Scenic Railroad

Step back into history at Cass Scenic Railroad, featuring a scenic train excursion to the top of Bald Knob, West Virginia’s third-highest mountain, at its centerpiece. Get a close-up perspective of the powerful Shay locomotives that chug up the steep grades, stay in unique lodging in former company houses, browse interpretative exhibits, shop in the Cass...

North Shore Tunnel

North Shore Road Tunnel

The North Shore Road Tunnel is a never-used automobile tunnel that was a part of the once-proposed two-lane scenic byway along the north shore of Fontana Lake at the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains west of Bryson City, North Carolina. Only portions of the 34.3-mile route were completed.