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Highlight of the ride up US Highway 64.

Love to stop here several times a year and ck out the falls. US Highway 64 is a wonderful drive... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2016
Kathleen1314
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Awsome! Even though there has been low rain fall in the area, the view was still spectacular to say... read more

Reviewed December 3, 2016
James K
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Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good12%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“stay dry” (22 reviews)
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Highlands, NC
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Reviewed December 8, 2016

Love to stop here several times a year and ck out the falls. US Highway 64 is a wonderful drive into Highlands, NC with numerous falls that can be seen from the highway and falls which you can hike to such as Glen Falls and...More

Thank Kathleen1314
Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

Awsome! Even though there has been low rain fall in the area, the view was still spectacular to say none the least. We can only imaginewhat the falls would look like with average or even above average rain fall. Great pictures and experience

Thank James K
Reviewed November 28, 2016

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...More

Thank tlmnjm
Reviewed November 26, 2016 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.

Thank LKane2
Reviewed November 26, 2016

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

Thank momabe
Reviewed November 21, 2016

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!

Thank pjb75
Reviewed November 18, 2016

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.

Thank Studley1979
Reviewed November 17, 2016

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

Thank David S
Reviewed November 14, 2016

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!!!

Thank DrJ5714
Reviewed November 11, 2016 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...More

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Alkaiserred
February 13, 2017|
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Response from Tim L | Reviewed this property |
Not the steps down as this is mountainous terrain. But, all the pictures I posted were taken from the main walkway.
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dougtrudy
October 12, 2016|
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Response from LKNCHOWHOUND | Reviewed this property |
Closest town is Highlands NC which according to Google Maps is 5 1/2 hours plus another 20 minutes.for Highlands to the Falls or rather for the total, right at 300 miles. At this time of year, a beautiful drive and the... More
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tadams75
September 9, 2016|
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Response from Kathryn M | Reviewed this property |
I told my gps Dry Falls, Highlands NC and it brought me right to the waterfall. Highway 64 has 2 lanes and sharp winding curves. If you're heading from Highlands to Franklin the waterfall is on your left. There is 1 sign... More
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