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Beautiful Falls

It's about 97 steps down, but the steps are broken up into sets, but is so worth the trip. It was a... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
gadeltadawn21062
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Waynesboro, Georgia
Impressive

Very impressive! Short walk down a terraced walk to actually walk under the falls. Great spot for... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Kerry C
,
Ocala, Florida
via mobile
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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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“parking lot” (112 reviews)
“stay dry” (21 reviews)
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Highlands, NC
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"parking lot"
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"beautiful waterfall"
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"stay dry"
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"parking area"
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"paved walkway"
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"getting wet"
in 19 reviews
"viewing platform"
in 25 reviews
"easy hike"
in 23 reviews
"nice walk"
in 16 reviews
"great pictures"
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"short hike"
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"worth a stop"
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"highlands area"
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"take pictures"
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"north carolina"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

It's about 97 steps down, but the steps are broken up into sets, but is so worth the trip. It was a little windy the day we were there so we didn't stay completely dry.

Thank gadeltadawn21062
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very impressive! Short walk down a terraced walk to actually walk under the falls. Great spot for photos

Thank Kerry C
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have seen our share of waterfalls, but being able to walk behind this one was so neat! The parking lot is not large, and the toilets are a bit gross, but the falls are gorgeous.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Located right off the road to Highlands. Really, literally feet, right off the road there is ample parking, a convenient restroom, and trash receptacles. There is an overlook but you really need to walk down to the falls to see from underneath. The sidewalk is...More

Thank muhled
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Please don't miss this Falls when in the area! Easy steps down to walk underneath the falls. There is also an area to walk out and see from the top if you are unable to do the steps down to the falls. Even though its...More

1  Thank kygirl84
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dry Falls can be see from the highway. Ha axx easy access to the falls where you can walk behind the falls. Restroom are available and easy parking area.

1  Thank jamesbrantley3
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Easy walk to a spectacular view! If you feel like tackling the steps, it's not a bad little hike down to the falls and you can even walk underneath and behind them! You will get a little wet but it's worth it to see the...More

1  Thank Tullia2
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is one of the best waterfalls I have seen. My kids loved this adventure, walking behind the falls is amazing. Be prepared to get misted.

Thank travelmand3r
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The front desk person at our hotel gave us the tip to stop here on our way to Highlands. What a great surprise. It’s beautiful.

Thank michaelcJ492PZ
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our favorite of the waterfalls we stopped at with our kids (ages 7-14). Although you get a beautiful view of the falls from the observation deck at parking lot level, do go down to the falls if you are able to. It's a pretty easy...More

Thank Michele B
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Beija D
18 April 2018|
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Response from pking1186 | Reviewed this property |
You wouldn’t be able to swim here. This is a pretty rapid water fall. It feeds a rapid and rocky river as well. Maybe you could in the lake above, but it seems like it was more of a private area. The appeal here is you can... More
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Octavio V
12 March 2018|
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Response from Brittany S | Reviewed this property |
There is no charge - I would go anytime between dusk until dawn, no lights.
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Alkaiserred
13 February 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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