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Bridal Veil Falls

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Address: Highlands, NC
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Visible from the highway, this 120-foot waterfall sometimes displays a...

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.

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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
David S
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Miami
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Miami
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 weighing down on the road. Now it's been reopened.

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

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!

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 air quality very low and dangerous for people with lung problems or asthma. Anyways we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 little cave on the side of the road.

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Thank ERA444
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

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Suwanee
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Greenville, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this place as a kid. When there is not an extreme drought in place, I'm sure it's pretty. This time only a trickle was coming over the falls. Will visit again when it's not so dry.

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Easley, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Unique roadside falls. In God's glory, the season has been very dry this season so not much to look at.

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Birmingham Al
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Bridal Veil Falls recently. It is interesting because HWY 64 used to run behind the Falls. However, that section of the road has been re-routed due to safety concerns. The Falls were almost dry in early November. There is a very small area directly off the busy highway where vehicles can pull off the road to view... More 

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Altamonte Springs, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a great concept to be able to drive under the falls. Here again this is a Spring time attraction. We visited for the Fall colors this year and with the lack of rain this season the falls were just a trickle.

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