Rip Rap Hollow - Swim near Crozet, Virginia
Riprap Trail Parking,Crozet,Virginia
38.17760486806999, -78.76516180946697
8.3 miles NW of Crozet, Virginia
Address: Riprap Trail Parking
GPS: 38°10'39.4"N 78°45'54.6"W
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State: Virginia


An easy hike to a beautiful swimming hole! A primo swimming hole experience! A small falls into very large, deep pool with crystal clear water.Courtesy of

Bathing suits: May be optional depending on solitude or crowd

37.9K Written by endovereric
  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors


From Crozet, Virginia

  1. Head southwest on VA-240 W/Crozet Ave toward The Square (1.4 mi)
  2. Turn right onto US-250 W (9.3 mi)
  3. Slight right toward Skyline Dr (0.1 mi)
  4. Turn right onto Skyline Dr (15.4 mi)
  5. Turn left (115 ft)

Please DO NOT try to enter from Black Bear Lane as this uses a private road.

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Alex Piper

5/24/20 4:28 pm
Lower entrance to Rip Rap is no longer accessible. Property owner blocked off the road entrance and posted no trespassing signs, and hand written sign says to access trail from the Skyline Drive.
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