We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Dry Falls

Address: Highlands, NC
Improve this listing
97%
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...
More attraction details
Attraction details
Type: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.

Hotels near Dry Falls

Write a Review

401 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    338
    54
    7
    0
    2
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Middle Ga
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Nice waterfall, always cool and refreshing. Small kids should enjoy ... Not so hard to get to. Does have several steps to get to.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

This waterfall is absolutely gorgeous. A nice leisurely walk to the falls with beautiful views and scenery.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Bokeelia
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

It was beautiful. The walkway was very well maintained, and the falls were terrific. Great place to stop for 20 minutes.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Lexington, South Carolina
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
8 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

This is a must see. The improvements that have been made to get to the falls are great and the falls view is really spectacular. Take a camera and you will be able to capture some great photos!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Peachtree City, Georgia
Senior Contributor
46 reviews 46 reviews
31 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

There are many fantastic waterfalls in North Carolina but Dry Falls is my personal fave. I'd say it's too good to be true - a picturesque falls that you can walk behind, flowing massive amounts of water at LOUD volume, all within a couple of minutes' walk down a paved path from a decent-sized parking lot that even has bathrooms!... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Wonderful view, it was a great place take the family. It's a short distance of a walk to see the falls but it was worth it. I will go back again.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Palm Harbor, FL
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Don't miss this one. An easy walk down stairs to a paved walkway. Handrails for those who need them. The small parking lot prevents overcrowding. Wonderful photo opportunities plus the enjoyment you get from getting to walk behind the falls without getting soaked, hence the name.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Americus, Georgia
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

Dry Falls is a must see when visiting Highlands. One of the prettiest waterfalls in Highlands. Easy to access, plenty of parking and close to town.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Birmingham, Alabama
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

My partner and I stopped here on our way into Highlands. We took several pictures of the beautiful falls. The park is very well maintained and nice to visit.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Trussville
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

The falls are beautiful with lots of water coming over the falls. I was great to be able to walk behind the falls.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Dry Falls also viewed

Highlands, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Highlands, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
 
Highlands, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
Highlands, North Carolina Smoky Mountains
 

Been to Dry Falls? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Dry Falls staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?