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Dry Falls

Highlands, NC
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Nice falls

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

Reviewed August 18, 2016
Sheila C
Mason, Ohio, United States
Unique opportunity

Great opportunity to walk behind a waterfall. Some stairs down and of course back up but not too... read more

Reviewed August 17, 2016
Alpharetta, Georgia
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Highlands, NC
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Reviewed August 18, 2016

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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Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

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

Thank ATLkams
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Dry Falls is the best Waterfall we have seen in the mountains of NC. It's an amazing large fall and the fact that you can walk behind it and stay dry (Mostly) hence the name. It looks though that if you come after a very...More

Thank TRafter
Reviewed August 16, 2016

Relatively easy walk to the falls. Beautiful and fun to walk behind them. Plan to get a little wet if you do!

Thank Uncdentist
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

These falls were an easy hike and definitely worth the stop. Unusual because you can walk behind the falls.

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed August 14, 2016

Trail might be a little challenging when its raining but you still have a wonderful view from the overlook.

Thank icestorm22
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

The most beautiful waterfall! You can walk down and right under the flowing water. Don't miss this special treat when you get to Highlands, NC!

Thank Laurel A
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Easy access to a major falls on the Cullasaja River. It is a deep gorge so for picture taking it is best to go when the sun is high.

Thank peteeroger
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Got there early during the week. Not too many people at that time so easy to park. Easy to find -right on the main road in the forest. Short walk and nice stairs reach the falls. Falls are quite lovely and this time of the...More

Thank NCtraveldiva
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Beautiful large waterfall and you can walk behind it to the other side. There are steps down to the bottom so no handicapped access to the falls themselves but a nice viewing area from up above. Good parking and restrooms in the parking lot. A...More

Thank Linda P
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Path to the falls and viewing platform for the falls ADA accessible?
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.
ow far of a drive from savannah ga
October 12, 2016|
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
What address do I put in my GPS?
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