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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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Great running falls!

Great view of the falls way up along the the path above the valley. A long hike and steps to stand under the waterfall, but was neat and worth it from the pictures my husband... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Bamafan222003
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Fayetteville, Tennessee
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Cornelius NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been going to these falls for over 60 years. When I was in college, I took my biology class to this location. Dry falls is dry, only because of a deep crevasse behind the falls that you can walk through behind the torrent of the river falling from above. It's not dry because of the mist but the mist... More 

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Fayetteville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great view of the falls way up along the the path above the valley. A long hike and steps to stand under the waterfall, but was neat and worth it from the pictures my husband brought back. May try it next time, when we travel through the area.

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Birmingham, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful falls, lots of photo ops and really well built infrastructure! We really enjoyed the break in our drive! Name seemed ironic at least this time a year.

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A number of people mentioned to us to stop here on our way to Highlands, NC. It was well marked and just off the highway. It's a nice waterfall and if you choose to hike down you can take a path that takes you under the waterfall. Nice pretty stop in a beautiful part of the country.

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Thank Bonny C
Asheville
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a beautiful spot, no doubt about that. But there's been a drought in Western NC so there was very little water! When rainfall is normal, it's possible to walk behind the water and stay dry (that's why it's named Dry Falls). There are a lot of steps down to the bottom, but there is a ramp to a... More 

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Union Grove, Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Many steps to get to but beautiful huge waterfalls. Also where they filmed Last of the Mohicans. Really takes your breath away to walk under the falls. Definitely worth seeing if in the area.

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Alpharetta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We drove down on a Saturday, weather was perfect, the winding roads thru the mountain lovely and once we arrived at Dry Falls, all I could think of was how perfect it was. An easy walk down to the base of the falls, the air got a little cooler and it was lovely. We took a bunch of pics and... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Easy, short walk down steps & a concrete path. By far the most impressive falls we've seen on our NC trip! Cool experience to walk behind the falls. Highly recommend!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favorite stops in our visit to North Georgia, North Carolina. You can walk under the water fall. Very family friendly.

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a spectacular spot! Only a few miles from Highlands. Put this beautiful place at the top of your list if visiting.

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