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Dry Falls

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Address: Highlands, NC
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Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly...

Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.

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Highlight of the ride up US Highway 64.

Love to stop here several times a year and ck out the falls. US Highway 64 is a wonderful drive into Highlands, NC with numerous falls that can be seen from the highway and falls... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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Gatlinburg, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Love to stop here several times a year and ck out the falls. US Highway 64 is a wonderful drive into Highlands, NC with numerous falls that can be seen from the highway and falls which you can hike to such as Glen Falls and Secret Falls. Dry Falls is called Dry Falls because you can walk under/behind it on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awsome! Even though there has been low rain fall in the area, the view was still spectacular to say none the least. We can only imaginewhat the falls would look like with average or even above average rain fall. Great pictures and experience

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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful view and fairly easy to get to. A short drive and a nice walk gets you to it. The weather was perfect and leaves were gorgeous. Of course being October in the mountains it was crowded as were the roads but to be expected this time of year

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must-see waterfall where there's a paved sidewalk without a lot of steps that you can walk behind. This can be busy with limited parking but worth the short hike.

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Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

limited parking, but definitely worth the short, easy hike. There is also an overlook for people who can not walk down to the falls.

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Montgomery, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the "hike" to see Dry Falls recently in Highlands, N.C. The walk down to the waterfall is paved and very safe. It was very beautiful to walk behind the waterfall! This is a must-do while visiting this area!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went on a short hike here. The falls were beautiful, however, since there is a drought, they were kind of dried up. It's quite a walk down to the falls, so be prepared.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

net to visit, recent upgrades are awesome, but parking is challenge. Lower part of path to waterfall slippery.

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy walk down to some beautiful falls that you can walk behind. We were there after a severe drought and there was still an impressive amount of water. Can't wait to go back when there is NOT a drought!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why this is called Dry Falls because it was just the opposite , it is so beautiful and breathtaking I couldn't believe my eyes. You park in a parking lot and they have a very nice walk way down to the falls and you can actually walk under the waterfalls , it's definitely not wheelchair-friendly are stroller-friendly.... More 

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