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Address: Highlands, NC
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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: Walk Behind A Waterfall!

Dry Falls is an absolute must see. Just north of Highlands, Dry Falls is right by highway 64 with a walkway and steps down to the waterfall. It is great fun for everyone to walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandylikethebeach21
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Boca Raton, Florida
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Boca Raton, Florida
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49 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Dry Falls is an absolute must see. Just north of Highlands, Dry Falls is right by highway 64 with a walkway and steps down to the waterfall. It is great fun for everyone to walk behind the waterfall and take photos of people walking behind it. Photos can also be taken from an overlook in the parking lot. You can... More 

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Rock Hill, South Carolina
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69 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although they had the walkway blocked off because of potential ice, we managed to make our way down to the falls and it is definitely worth stopping by. The rushing of the water was amazing. Great place to take photos

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Thank Warren M
McDonough, Georgia
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy parking and nice walking trail that goes underneath the falls. Several great spots for photos on both sides of the falls.

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Thank Woody F
Cornelia, Georgia
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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great waterfall to visit. The walk is super short and easy - although there are some stairs. Very large waterfall and you can walk underneath which is really cool. Short drive from Highlands, NC. A must see if in the area.

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Thank lovetowander13
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love these Falls. Symphony to my ears and drama to my eyes. What a beautiful and pleasant surprise. No regrets here.

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Thank Jane H
Columbus, Georgia
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105 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just up the road from Bridal Veil Falls, this is a small park with a nice paved trail down to the falls.

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Thank Greg D
Warner Robins, Georgia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a bit off our destination gps but totally worth it. The way the map took us was very "off road-ish" with gravel one way roads but I think we just came up the wrong way as the actual falls was on a normal road. The parking area was clearly marked and we simply loved how beautiful the stop... More 

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Thank Outin2013
Tallahassee, Florida
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A must visit if you are in the Highlands area. My young children enjoyed going behind the falls and walking to the other side.

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Thank ef852015
Hayesville, North Carolina, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The falls are gorgeous from the overlook, but definitely worth the walk down to it. The kids loved being able to walk behind the falls. We got a tad wet, but a few days prior to us going, we had a lot of rain in the area.

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Thank sanderson1976
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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25 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Gorgeous falls with a nice walk down and under the falls. Good little exercise coming up. Beautiful area with 5 falls on the road.

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