Nottoway Falls

Nottoway Falls in the Piedmont of south-central Virginia

Nottoway Falls is an impressive set of cascades along the Nottoway River in the south-central Piedmont.  Here the Nottoway River forms an impressive knick zone, dropping ~30 meters (~100′) in less than 1 kilometer (0.6 mi.).  A strongly lineated granitic gneiss is well-exposed during low water conditions.  The origin of this knick zone is poorly […]