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Dry Falls

Highlands, NC
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Ranked #1 of 18 attractions in Highlands
Type: Waterfalls
Traveler Description: The newly renovated park is terrific - there is access for handicapped viewing of the falls, picnic tables and plenty of parking.  The view of the... more »
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Calhoun, Georgia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Stopped here looking for a good view of the waterfall. My husband carried our 10 month old on his shoulders. Lots of steps which would be very difficult for anyone older or disabled. Short paved walk. Beautiful waterfall though and the coolest thing is you can walk behind it, which kids and adults would both enjoy!!!! Even better than expected... More

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Bainbridge
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102 reviews 102 reviews
69 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

The have recently improved walkways and stairs. If you have limited mobility easy access to a great viewing area. If you want you can climb down several stairs and walkways and go behind the falls.

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

It was so close, did not have to walk far from where you parked your car. It was in March and the falls produced some ice along the mist area, it was very cool.

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Hendersonville, North Carolina
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Beautiful falls in a mountain gorge. There is an overlook deck and also a stairway leading down from the top to enable you to walk behind the falls.

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Portsmouth, Ohio
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

Wow! This place was gorgeous. There are stairs that lead down all the way to the waterfall and you can walk underneath/behind it for a totally different view. It was well worth the walk down there and I would recommend that everyone visiting put this on their list of things to do.

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Clinton, Iowa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Gorgeous waterfall...not a long walk down a cement path with a few stairs...you can actually walk under this waterfall...beautiful setting that is a must see in the area!

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Atlanta
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We couldn't walk under the falls due to danger of falling ice but it was still worth the short drive from downtown to see.

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Scaly Mountain, North Carolina, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Took my son Jack who is 5 and loved the look on his face when we walked under the waterfall:) Easy to get too and well kept

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Very pretty waterfall and easy access from parking area, with several locations to take postcard quality photos. The walk behind the falls is closed in winter due to icey conditions, but would be fun to do in warmer months.

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Miami, FL
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

If youre in the Smokey Mountains area this is definitely a place to visit. Keep in mind the water fall is located under what looks like a rest area. You may just miss it if you are keeping your eye out for a water fall right in front of you.

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