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Address: Highlands, NC
Description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly...
Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
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Dry Falls is an incredible sight!

There is limited access to this spectacular view, but well worth the wait for a parking spot. There is an easy sidewalk to get to the falls, and when you see them, you are in awe... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
Linda G
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Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
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Fayetteville, Georgia, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

There is limited access to this spectacular view, but well worth the wait for a parking spot. There is an easy sidewalk to get to the falls, and when you see them, you are in awe of this beautiful creation!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

This 80 Foot Water Fall is awesome to see there is a path to walk behind the Falls and spend some time to just watch the water

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Breathtaking waterfalls in a very serene setting. This was our second hike of the day. The hike in in a breeze as it is all down hill. There are three overlooks along the way and the views are stunning. If you are not used to up hill walking the trip back may be a little bit of a challenge, but... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This is one of the most spectacular places in all of Highlands! Very accessible, easy walk down to and under the Falls.....nature at its very finest. We come every year during our annual visit. When we say "don't miss it," we are truly not exaggerating. We are still mystified as to why it's called "Dry Falls" though, because there is... More 

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Smoky Mountain, Tennessee
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126 reviews 126 reviews
41 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Amazing waterfall that you can walk behind! There is an overlook you can see from above. You can also take a paved path down to the falls. This path does have steps along the way but is a nice walk.

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Lutz FL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

There are a lot of Falls in the Highlands-Franklin NC area. Bridal Veil, closest to Highlands, where you can drive your car under them. And a bit further down Rt 64, Dry Falls. This is a forest service site with a $1-2 fee if it's in Season-free otherwise. It took 2 years to remodel the public part of the falls... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Very beautiful moderate walk to and UNDER the falls. We went in May, and it was not crowded at all. Probably took an hour, with just a few rests along the way.

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Highlands, North Carolina, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

This is a great way to see the falls in Highlands, NC. You can actually walk down steps and go behind the falls themselves.

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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It's a short walk (with stairs) to this very pretty waterfall that you actually get to walk under! Lots of water, very pretty, worth the stop for sure.

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Jackson, Tennessee
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67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

With the name being "Dry Falls" we weren't expecting much. We were pleasantly surprised at this waterfall. Plenty of water flowing and there is a safe path to walk under and around to the other side of the fall. Great place for photos. There are steps to the falls that could make it difficult for very small children and older... More 

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