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Address: Highlands, NC
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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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Beautiful Water Fall

You appreciate God's natural beauty when you visit this waterfall. Its a short hike down a trail to walk under the falls and a little steep walk back up when you finish your walk... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Columbia, South carolina
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Columbia, South carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

You appreciate God's natural beauty when you visit this waterfall. Its a short hike down a trail to walk under the falls and a little steep walk back up when you finish your walk but well worth the effort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Well worth the short hike--so cool to be able to walk behind the fall without risking life and limb!

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Charlotte, North Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

This is an almost hidden gem. The parking off the access is a bit tight, but that means you almost have the falls to yourself, and the hike/walk is very family friendly to the bottom tier of the falls. I've only been able to explore the bottom fall so far, and it was beautiful The lower waterfall cascades into swim... More 

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Dothan, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Beautiful waterfall with a well kept paved trail. There are stairs to the falls, so it is not handicap accessible. There is an overlook for handicapped individuals. It's great to take the short hike behind the falls.

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tampa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Well worth the beautiful trip up scenic 64. The falls are unbelievable and the kids love walking under them. Fun for the whole family.

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Atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This waterfall is right off the road and an easy walk down to the walkway that goes behind it. There is also an accessible viewing platform for those that cannot make the trip to the bottom.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

This place was great to see this powerful waterfalls. You can walk behind the falls. It is a little misty but it is worth checking out. After that there are other falls to go to the road it is on requires you to pay close attention don't be on your phone and drive you could die :(.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Worth driving out of the way to see. You can walk behind the falls. Driving to the falls you pass other falls and photo opportunities.

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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Well worth the drive if you are stayin a few miles away. We drove from Sapphire Valley to visit Highlands and the falls. The view was spectacular and you can walk under the falls. Nearby, there is a spot on the road where you can pull off and drive under a small fall and take some great pictures.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Short little hike with a great view of the waterfall the whole way. We were there on a perfect day and it wasn't crowded at all.

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Address: Highlands, NC
Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Smoky Mountains  >  Highlands

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