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“A Must stop when in area.”
Review of Dry Falls

Dry Falls
Ranked #1 of 27 things to do in Highlands
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Place is amazing. Have been to lots of falls and this is one of the best we have seen. Easy to get to and lots of parking. The steps can be slippery as my wife feel on her but. They also have restrooms at the stop. We will return the next trip to Highlands.

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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"
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"down stairs"
in 13 reviews
"easy hike"
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"great pictures"
in 14 reviews
"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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Reviewed 24 November 2017

Bring a poncho, you'll get wet. The walk was easy, but watch your step. Photos a must. Great observation area for guests not able to manage the steep walk.

Thank Disneyaddict87
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

Dry falls was absolutely incredible while we were there. It had rained pretty hard so the lake and dam supplying the waterfall was emptying very rapidly. It was also gorgeous weather in the afternoon instead of being gloomy, so it was an amazing experience. Probably the best waterfall we’ve every seen. The hike wasn’t that bad, mostly steps and paving and less than 10 minutes of a walk to get all the way down. It is called “Dry” falls because you can walk behind it without getting wet, aside from some minor spray. Don’t miss this waterfall while in highlands, especially after a rain. If you have some time, keep driving down as the river keeps going and there are many more places to pull off and take in the scenery. The leaves were also changing so it was worth driving down and seeing all the colors in the background.

Thank pking1186
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Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

Anything but dry! So worth the stop. Walk down & behind the falls. Not that far & well worth the trip.

Thank linda h
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Absolutely beautiful!!! Second trip to dry falls in a month. Once on motorcycle once car. So many beautiful drives around Highlands, NC. Great place to visit.

Thank mike l
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