Westerly Falls

Westerly, West Virginia

Westerly Falls, also known as Paint Creek Falls, is a charming, short-dropped waterfall in Fayette County. With water plummeting from 5 to 7 feet high, Westerly Falls spans the entire width of Paint Creek and boasts some powerful cascades. 

Due to a temporary road closure, Westerly Falls is only accessible via one route, and you may encounter inaccuracies using GPS directions. Instead, take the exit from I-64 toward Mossy Oak Hill and make a left turn onto Milburn Road. Proceed a little over a mile and then take a hairpin turn to continue on Milburn Road. The falls will appear on your right after traveling another one-and-a-half miles. Want to get a closer look? If you are up to the rugged trek, scramble down the short and moderately steep path starting near the roadside pull-off to creek level.

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