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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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Do the walk, down to the falls!

Although I am not much for walking, it was worth the trip down to the falls. They have a safe and easy trail down. It was a really HOT day and the spray off the falls was what... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
laceflamingo43
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Osprey, Florida
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Osprey, Florida
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although I am not much for walking, it was worth the trip down to the falls. They have a safe and easy trail down. It was a really HOT day and the spray off the falls was what we needed.

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very short walk down a set of stairs and trail. New railings along the lower trail. the trail passes beneath the falls and good views from the other side as well.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another beautiful waterfall in Highlands NC. This one is very easy to reach for all ages. And there are different levels for viewing and taking photographs. Simpy breathtaking. Be prepared to get a "little" wet but not much, from walking under the waterfall.

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Emporia, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great place to stop and see a huge waterfall! You can walk down to it or not and still get a good view of it!

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Delray Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Loved this area. So many different beautiful views. Mother nature worked hard here ! There are many different waterfalls to see. It is definitely a place that is great for taking photos.

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Hoover, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I loved Dry Falls! On a week-long waterfall searching vacation, this was my favorite, not just for its accessibility, but for the setting, the power, and the wonder of the up close experience! If you only go to one, make it Dry Falls.

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful and powerful moments to be inside the waterfall! An absolute must when exploring waterfalls in Highlands, NC

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a must see and easy to get to, just off the road. You can stand behind the falls. It never gets old.

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Mason, Ohio, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The falls are very nice, nice shady walk to the falls with a bench mid point to rest. Worth the walk to see the falls.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great opportunity to walk behind a waterfall. Some stairs down and of course back up but not too far. Beautiful waterfall!

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