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Bridal Veil Falls

Highlands, NC
+1 828-524-6441
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Ice Cold Fun

I visited in the summer when the locals were crowding the falls, sliding down the rocks, & showing... read more

Reviewed 17 January 2017
MrsHarrell117
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Pineville, Louisiana
Go in the summer, not much to see in winter

I'm sure in summer it's very impressive and it's cool to drive behind it (the reason I'm giving it... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2017
David C
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Blue Ridge, Georgia
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Visible from the highway, this 120-foot waterfall sometimes displays a rainbow in the afternoon light and has been known to freeze up during the winter.
  • Excellent35%
  • Very good28%
  • Average26%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 17 January 2017

I visited in the summer when the locals were crowding the falls, sliding down the rocks, & showing the tourists the best way to go about safe fun. The chilly water offered a nice reprieve from the heat!

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

I'm sure in summer it's very impressive and it's cool to drive behind it (the reason I'm giving it a 4). In the winter it isn't very impressive and for understandable reasons. No charge. It's right off the highway. The first of 3 waterfalls in...More

1  Thank David C
Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

Quick to drive to in the highlands, great picture opportunity! May be just a trickle if there hasn't been much rain.

1  Thank Robin747474
Reviewed 2 January 2017

Probably neat to see when there is plenty of water, but otherwise, a major letdown. Granted, we were there during a dry spell, but other falls in the area still had water. This was just a trickle, literally. VERY accessible (a turn-out from U.S. 64...More

Thank yoontaylor
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

Neat little water fall you can drive behind now. This a regular on our trip up to the area, for years we drove behind the fall, then for some year it was officially closed. One year we came the reason it had been closed was...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 14 November 2016

During this drought (November '16) there was precious little water coming over the falls. Nothing like the picture. Also, there was NO car access. EASY EASY to get to. Obviously you don't even have to get OUT of the car!

Thank DrJ5714
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

We were in Highlands North Carolina this past Sunday just to enjoy the town for the day , if you were wanting to visit Highlands right now I would honestly say hold off for another month because the wildfires in Jackson County made it the...More

Thank iluv2cut23
Reviewed 11 November 2016

As others on here have said, the drought has really affected this place. I guess, in that regards, it serves as a visual reminder for me to do my best to take care of the environment. It is still pretty awesome that there is a...More

Thank ERA444
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

Less than normal rainfall did not provide any show. I'm sure that normal precipitation allows the falls to flow.

Thank Devin B
Reviewed 6 November 2016

This fall is nothing more than a trickle due to the drought...usually prettier in the spring. They have both sides of the road that goes under it blocked off.

Thank Duanne S
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cindi2468
28 July 2016|
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Response from rd0ran | Reviewed this property |
Totally free.
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Lidia S
29 March 2016|
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Response from GAFarmer1963 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think that Public Transportation is an option. I have never thought about it and never seen any. AND honestly I have never seen a taxi in highlands. Sorry....I am not much help
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Pam C
1 July 2015|
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Response from GemDandies | Reviewed this property |
The falls are on NC highway 64 between Franklin and Highlands!. There are several falls along the route. Cullasaja Falls Lower Cullasaja Falls Dry Falls There are even more between Highlands and Cashiers on 64!
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