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“Powerful waterfall you can walk behind.” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Dry Falls

Dry Falls
Highlands, NC
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Ranked #1 of 19 Attractions in Highlands
Type: Waterfalls, Outdoors
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Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
Gainesville, Georgia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
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“Powerful waterfall you can walk behind.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2013

Incredibly easy access to a beautiful, powerful waterfall that you can walk behind without getting wet (hence the name, Dry Falls.) Paved walkway with handrails and benches leads to a gravel path that allows you to walk behind the massive amount of water spilling over the cliff into the gorge below.

Visited August 2013
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Cleveland, Georgia
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“Lovely Falls”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

We had a nice walk to Dry Falls, nice sturdy steps, fairly easy. Since there had been lots of recent rain, the falls was full and forceful. You can get close-up and walk behind the falls although the spray might get you damp. It is a great falls!

Visited August 2013
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“Awesome place.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

My husband and I rode to Dry Falls on our Harley motorcycles. It was so awesome there. Ready to go Bk. I'm sure we will.

Visited August 2013
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“Must do!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

Awesome waterfall that allows visitors to actually walk behind the fall. Easy to get to on the stairs and path to the fall. Beautiful and scenic. Lots of photo ops here.

Visited July 2013
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Apex, North Carolina, United States
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“Rain helped the falls not be dry.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

It was a short walk from the parking lot to the falls. You could walk behind the falls which was awesome. They were really roaring because of all the rain.

Visited August 2013
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