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Dry Falls

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Address: Highlands, NC
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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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AMAZING view short walk

Definitely worth stopping by here!!! Absolutely amazing view and short walk on a nice path. They even have bathrooms. Do not miss it!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
nikizjo
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just of the road south of Highlands is this easy to reach beautiful waterfall. A bit difficult for someone who is disabled as there are several flight of stairs taking you down to the base of the falls. If the gate at the base isn't closed you can walk under the falls. make for some great photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Definitely worth stopping by here!!! Absolutely amazing view and short walk on a nice path. They even have bathrooms. Do not miss it!!

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Pendergrass, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful is the only word to describe Dry Falls. I went on a cold day, so the walkway behind the waterfalls was blocked off due to ice, but it was still definitely worth the trip.

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Sunrise, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The morning we decided to drive up to the falls you couldn't see 2 ft in front of you the winding mountain road was so foggy and scarey, that being said I'm glad we kept going because when we finally reached the falls it was breathtaking a must see!!

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Livingston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I lived about 20 mils from this wonderful Dray Falls, I use to drive very morning and evening in front of this place. Worth to visiting and relax.

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Jefferson, GA, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This waterfall is easily accessed with a vehicle parking lot and structured walkway. Viewing is possible with very limited walking (as per the photos), but additional walking down several sets of steps and walkways will get you up close and fairly personal. Either way, you'll enjoy a beautiful scene. NOTE : This is but one of a number of beautiful... More 

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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know about Dry Falls we were on our way to Highlands, NC for a romantic getaway with my husband and saw this beautiful water fall and had to stop. So very glad we did. We walked down to the falls. It was a very short walk and it was a paved path. If you can't walk down to... More 

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Florence, South Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017 via mobile

The falls is very accessible. There is convenient parking right off the highway. You descend a few hundred feet on very well maintained stairs and then your view is unhindered. You can walk behind the falls when season permits. It's a beautiful place to see. There is a 2.00 parking fee in summer; free in winter. Picnic tables available if... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 11, 2017 via mobile

Words cannot describe the beauty and sense of awe you get from going underneath this giant waterfall. All cliche words of natural beauty fit this place perfectly.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

We enjoyed visiting the falls, but the parking area is small and there were a lot of people. If you don't mind sharing the view or want a short walk to the falls, then this place is for you.

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