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Dry Falls

Address: Highlands, NC
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling...
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Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.

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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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72 reviews 72 reviews
30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The short walk to Dry Falls is worth it! The trail has been recently redone with stone and hand rails.The hike is even more fun because you can hear the falls before seeing them. We did not know what to expect, and were a little breathless when we saw the raging water. The waterfall cascades over a ledge and you... More 

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

You will enjoy this scenic waterfall that is easily accesible from the parking lot. Tons of water spill over its surface per minute and it is absolutely magical when it is frozen in the winter months!

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ATL, GA
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108 reviews 108 reviews
41 attraction reviews
210 helpful votes 210 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just outside of Highlands NC you'll find Dry Falls. It's only about 3 miles from the Main Street area and well worth the drive. The falls are easy to located, with a large parking area complete with restrooms. The walk to the falls is a very easy one, with well maintained walk ways. The area also features a handicapped accessible... More 

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Crystal River, Florida
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We had a great time during the small hike, our children loved dry falls and it wasn't very strenuous, it was beautiful a must see for sure.

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Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Such a beautiful natural attraction. Definitely bring your camera if you're a shutterbug or just sit and ponder the magnificence of this natural wonder!

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Louisville, Kentucky
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94 reviews 94 reviews
67 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Was in Cherokee and was only about a hour drive to Dry Falls well worth the drive. The access to the falls is really easy some stairs and very short distance. They even have a handicap area were you can view the falls. Bathrooms in the parking area.

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Marion, South Carolina
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47 reviews 47 reviews
34 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

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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20 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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257 reviews 257 reviews
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83 helpful votes 83 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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