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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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What a Sight to See

Scenic drive, convenient parking (free) and free admission. The route to the waterfall is a stair case / deck to a back side view of this amazing piece of nature. Once at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 14, 2015
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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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Lakeland, Florida, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Scenic drive, convenient parking (free) and free admission. The route to the waterfall is a stair case / deck to a back side view of this amazing piece of nature. Once at the waterfall it is rock / gravel and you may get a bit damp / wet. Nice area to picnic and potties (porta john type). We had 4... More 

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Marietta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Worth the drive. Only drive the 8 miles on the suggested route. Some have you driving like 30 miles. THe highlights are in the first 8 miles before you get to Cashiers.

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Scottsboro, Alabama
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55 reviews 55 reviews
14 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

one of the most convenient walks to a beautiful waterfall. We always make a stop here. A very nice walk way down to the fall and can walk behind the falls to the otherside.

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7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

We enj I yes our stop here with the kids and the falls is beautiful. Never walked behind any falls, so that was really cool. Stop here, you won't be disappointed!

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Miami Beach, Florida
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49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Right off a major road. Easy to Acces. Pathway allows you to get behind the falls. Definitely worth a visit.

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Sevierville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Was not expecting much based on the name but the name is VERY deceiving! It may be due to all the rain we had in the late part of March when we were there but there is A LOT of water coming over the falls! Definite must see. Plenty of parking, easy walk to the falls and viewing platform for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

This spot is very easy to get to. They have an overlook that is accessible to people with a disability which is fantastic. So if you have a guest in a wheelchair don't hesitate to stop here. There is a separate trail down to the falls which is very well maintained with railing and stairs. The trail goes under the... More 

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Salisbury, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Dry Falls is beautiful and breathtaking. Parking is available and the pathway is easily accessible. Beautiful photo opportunity and worth the time.

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Athens, Ga.
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We enjoyed seeing Dry Falls in a snowy atmosphere. Ice sickles abounded. The many steps were fun going down as well as up. The way behind the falls was blocked, of course. Very pretty.

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Johnson City, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We stopped by Dry Falls as we were leaving Highlands. The water was rushing but it was covered in ice that made for a winter wonderland experience. Took some pictures from the viewing platform but did not venture down under the falls as some people did.

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