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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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Beautiful spot!

Beautiful view and fairly easy to get to. A short drive and a nice walk gets you to it. The weather was perfect and leaves were gorgeous. Of course being October in the mountains... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Rome, Georgia
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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful view and fairly easy to get to. A short drive and a nice walk gets you to it. The weather was perfect and leaves were gorgeous. Of course being October in the mountains it was crowded as were the roads but to be expected this time of year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a must-see waterfall where there's a paved sidewalk without a lot of steps that you can walk behind. This can be busy with limited parking but worth the short hike.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

limited parking, but definitely worth the short, easy hike. There is also an overlook for people who can not walk down to the falls.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the "hike" to see Dry Falls recently in Highlands, N.C. The walk down to the waterfall is paved and very safe. It was very beautiful to walk behind the waterfall! This is a must-do while visiting this area!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on a short hike here. The falls were beautiful, however, since there is a drought, they were kind of dried up. It's quite a walk down to the falls, so be prepared.

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Miami
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

net to visit, recent upgrades are awesome, but parking is challenge. Lower part of path to waterfall slippery.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Easy walk down to some beautiful falls that you can walk behind. We were there after a severe drought and there was still an impressive amount of water. Can't wait to go back when there is NOT a drought!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why this is called Dry Falls because it was just the opposite , it is so beautiful and breathtaking I couldn't believe my eyes. You park in a parking lot and they have a very nice walk way down to the falls and you can actually walk under the waterfalls , it's definitely not wheelchair-friendly are stroller-friendly.... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quick stop. Free and can donate too. Small parking lot and minimal restrooms. Short concrete path under the falls. Glad to see many other families enjoying nature!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must see! This is a beautiful stop, we made a day trip from Helen, ga to here and totally worth it, the drive up there while the leaves were changing has stops all along the way with trails and scenery that just takes your breath away. Definitely take a jacket and it is kind of slippery the closer you get... More 

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