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Stunning falls

Dry falls are absolutely stunning and a relatively easy walk to get up close to these powerful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
cnn73
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Beautiful

Beautiful even after several weeks without rain.. wear raincoat and shoes that won’t slip. Nice to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
KatrinaD567
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Highlands, North Carolina
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Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dry falls are absolutely stunning and a relatively easy walk to get up close to these powerful falls. There is even an observation deck for those who can’t manage the walk down to the sidewalk that goes behind the falls. These falls are a must...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful even after several weeks without rain.. wear raincoat and shoes that won’t slip. Nice to have restrooms on site

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank KatrinaD567
Reviewed 1 week ago

wasn't busy when we went but we went by again on the way out of town back home and it was full. Looked like no parking to be had. I guess it's their season. This is a nice waterfall

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank alwayshonest4u
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great photography opportunity. Enjoyed the walk down to the bottom of the falls which allows you to walk behind the falls.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DJF1958
Reviewed 1 week ago

Short hike and lovely falls and river. There is also a great viewing stand for anyone with mobility challenges. The parking area is easy to navigate so if you are close to Highlands, NC or even just passing through this should be on your list...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank JoJoHill
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was an absolutely great place to stop. Didn't take much time and would definitely recommend! Beautiful, natural site!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank 02mallard
Reviewed 1 week ago

So, we were on a motorcycle trip and had planned to stop at Bridal Veil Falls (about a mile away) but saw this area and decided to stop. We are so glad we did - these falls are awesome - nice path to them and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank RussHatcher
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You'll walk down some steps. The sound of the water becoming more and more loud the further you descend. Then the treat is to walk behind the falls. You'll get a little wet but it feels great. What an experience!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank kdcm4v
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful water falls a very short drive from downtown Highlands. Easy access through concrete stairs. You can walk behind the water fall for a great picture

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Proud2BAGlobeTrotter
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived around 10am and had no trouble parking. Falls are spectacular. On our way out it was getting really crowded.

Date of experience: May 2019
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FoodieViv
May 25, 2019|
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Response from gjennings01 | Reviewed this property |
Although she can't get down the stairs, which are challenging, she will still be able to see and hear the falls. Take a video with your phone so she'll see what she missed as it's mesmerizing! Enjoy
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Evelyn J
March 25, 2019|
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Response from Marjorie M | Reviewed this property |
Except for icy conditions, you can walk under the falls.
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Sandra P
March 9, 2019|
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Response from gerstorffs | Reviewed this property |
There are a few stairs, but not terribly many. The hike is very short. No more than a 1/2 mile each way . The entire walkway is paved. The stairs leave the visitor parking lot but do not last too long. I do not believe it to... More
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