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Dry Falls

Highlands, NC
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling...
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Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
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Marion, South Carolina
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24 reviews 24 reviews
20 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This is a beautiful waterfall and easy to access, you can even walk behind it , just spectacular! The drive to the falls is beautiful as well, best thing to see in Highlands area.

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Beaufort, North Carolina
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85 reviews 85 reviews
20 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

First, it's easy to get to off Hwy 64 out of Highlands. Second it has a easy to access new parking lot with lots of spaces. Third it has easy-to-navigate steps to a big/high scenic waterfall that you can actually walk behind. Plus you can take pics of it from right and left hand side and from behind it. Easy... More 

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Beachwood, New Jersey
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253 reviews 253 reviews
89 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This is one of the nicer falls we saw in the area. Be sure to get a map of the various falls, otherwise you won't find them.

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Milton, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Beautiful waterfall and easy drive to get to. Lots of steps, so must be able to walk up and down. Nice views.

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Stockbridge, Georgia, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
27 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

My whole family was able to enjoy these falls. Well maintained easy to walk paths, with a few stairs. We spent a good half hour walking near the falls and taking pictures. It had just rained the day before so the part of the trail going under the falls was closed. My kids were a little disappointed about that, but... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

A fulfilling trip for nature lovers like us. One can experience the majestic waterfalls with all the 5 human senses: sight, hearing, smell, touch and taste. What we liked most was being up-close and personal with the cascading water...soothing!

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Oxford, Mississippi
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27 reviews 27 reviews
17 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Well designed park to see the falls and experience it without having to cross the dangerous highway that leads up to Highlands. We were there on a Sunday and it was very crowded in October. But not to be missed!

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Blairsville, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

To get to this beautiful waterfall you have to drive through the Cullasaja River Gorge which by itself is worth the trip. Don't miss the opportunity to park in any of the rest areas along the road to walk and explore. Have your camera ready as there are outstanding views in all directions! The falls themselves are not overly impressive... More 

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Atlanta, Ga.
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

They've added a nice parking lot and a mens and womens bathroom. The improvements include a walkway (paved) from the parking area to the waterfall. Funny this is called Dry Falls, because it's anything but dry. The cool thing about this waterfall is the walking path that allows you to walk under the waterfall. The road leading to this is... More 

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Mount Olive, North Carolina
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Dry Falls is a gorgeous waterfall found in Highlands, NC. The area is serene and relaxing. This is one of the waterfalls that you can walk behind as the waterfalls from a shelf above. There is a wooden walk-way that leads you down to the waterfall. The walk down to the waterfall is friendly for children and older adults. I... More 

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