Sign along the trail.
Alum Springs is a public park in Fredericksburg with a long but relatively low bouldering wall.
Take I-95 to Exit 130A. Travel on Route 3 East for about 1.6 miles and passing under Route 1. Take a right at the light onto Greenbrier Dr and follow it to the end of the road. You will pass a (usually unmanned) gatehouse and will have to drive through a small creek to get into the park. Park and walk to the back of the lot (South) and up the hill. Follow the trail to the right for a short distance and you will see steps leading down to the right. You will see the climbing area from the base of the steps.
Weather station 2.7 miles from here
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At the far left side of the cliffs there should be a roof jutting out 13 feet or so. Where the roof meets the back wall, there is a ledge that runs for about 35 feet or so. start right behind a large rock (3ft) on the ground and work to the right. Go until it becomes a crack and vanishes into the wall. That is the end....[more] Browse More Classics in VA
Driving across the creek.
BETA PHOTO: Looking down the length of the Alum Springs boulde...
BETA PHOTO: The gatehouse: WELCOME TO ALUM SPRINGS PARK Hour...
BETA PHOTO: The stairs leading to the cliff.
By Eli Buzzell
From: New Hampshire.
May 22, 2014
Are there actual access issues here?