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“Behind it all.” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Dry Falls

Dry Falls
Highlands, NC
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Ranked #1 of 20 things to do in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
highlands,nc
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“Behind it all.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Dry Falls is fascinating, especially to children because you can walk behind the actually Falls, which are quite wide and have lots of "roar" factor. If you go after a big rain, you can actually feel the ground shake. Gives you a whole new perspective on Mother Nature and its power

Visited October 2013
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Highlands, North Carolina
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117 reviews 117 reviews
33 attraction reviews
Reviews in 39 cities Reviews in 39 cities
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
“Always a "don't miss"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Dry Falls is probably the best "visitor-access" waterfalls in the area. Plenty of parking, a viewing ramp and, with a short stroll down a paved walkway you can even walk under the falls.

Try to time your visit after a good rain. It's always more spectacular then.

Visited November 2013
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Sanford, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Waterfall from a different view”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

What I liked about this waterfall is that you could walk behind it. Great perspective! On a hotter day, it would be a cool refreshing time.

Visited July 2013
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Danville, Virginia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
“One of Nature's Marvels”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

Not an attraction for an arthritic, spinal fusion recipient , who thinks walking to the fridge for a beer is exercise....but I did it anyway and it was well worth the effort. While standing behind the falls it is easy to imagine cave dwellers millenia ago hunting and gathering in the area, or maybe, "Last of the Dogmen" This is a remarkable work of geology and hydrology. A work of art--"Water on Rock"

Visited November 2013
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Asheville, North Carolina
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11 attraction reviews
Reviews in 23 cities Reviews in 23 cities
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2013

I so enjoyed visiting this waterfall.. So peacefull and natural..It was very easy access getting to and around the falls..We were there the day after a nice rain so the falls were very active..

Visited December 2012
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