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“Beautiful waterfalls with easy access”

Cullasaja River Gorge
Ranked #4 of 25 things to do in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
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Gainesville, Georgia
Level 6 Contributor
106 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
“Beautiful waterfalls with easy access”
Reviewed August 5, 2013

This beautiful, winding mountain road leads to 4 amazing waterfalls: Bridal Veil, Dry Falls, Upper and Lower Cullasja Falls, all with easy access from the road. As a motorcyclist, I can't wait to come back and ride this road on my sport bike.

Visited August 2013
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Franklin, North Carolina, United States
Level 3 Contributor
23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Large Falls”
Reviewed July 29, 2013

The view of the Falls is breathtaking..parking is very limited. Photo ops are incredible! There are more falls as you travel toward Highlands.

Visited June 2013
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HORTENSE
Level 5 Contributor
60 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Great Drive”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

We came from Franklin over to Highlands, and the River Gorge is just beautiful! It had been raining quite a bit, so the water was up and the falls were fantastic! We must have pulled over 10-15 times at the pull-offs, some were scary close to traffic. I was nervous for the kids, and they only got out at certain spots. We were there midweek and it was still a very busy highway, but well worth stopping!

Visited July 2013
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SW Florida
Level 6 Contributor
98 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Breathtaking!”
Reviewed July 16, 2013

The road through this gorge requires your complete attention while driving. The views are fantastic and there are pull offs so the driver can share the experience. Don't miss this experience! If you love mountains, waterfalls and rivers drive up or down the gorge and don't forget your cameras.

Visited July 2013
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Louisville, Kentucky
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Take turns driving so you both can see the scenery!”
Reviewed July 2, 2013

The Cullasaja River rushes past the road all the way from Franklin to Highlands. It has magnificent rapids and waterfalls along the way. Check out the history photo books on what the gorge looked like before they built the road.

Visited June 2013
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Thank Ellen W
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