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Great attraction!

The overlooks are pretty nice, but most can be difficult to pull over for if you have a large... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David G
Part 2 of a Beautiful Day

My wife, daughter and I went to look at waterfalls for Thanksgiving. This is one of the ones we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Mark R
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Following paved walkways from the parking area, you can walk directly underneath the tumbling 75-foot waterfall.
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“stay dry” (22 reviews)
Highlands, NC
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The overlooks are pretty nice, but most can be difficult to pull over for if you have a large vehicle. Be careful as the road is very curvy! There is a walkway down behind the falls and you can get wet if not careful...

Thank David G
Reviewed 3 days ago

My wife, daughter and I went to look at waterfalls for Thanksgiving. This is one of the ones we went to. If you are in the area, it is a must see.

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quick trip and not a hard hike back up. Very easy, Very close to hotel only 2-3 miles. If you can only go to one waterfall, do this one.

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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...More

1  Thank Erick S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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...More

Thank pking1186
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank linda h
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a stunning waterfall not far from Highlands, NC. You can actually walk down and walk behind (unfortunately we didn't because we were losing light. We'll be back again to walk down and go behind the falls.

1  Thank Koto-Bax
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Worth a visit. A walkway takes you down to where you can walk under the falls. The parking lot isn't large and can get crowded. Lovely drive through the forest to get there.

Thank DPLowcountry
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14 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.
13 October 2016|
Response from LKNCHOWHOUND | Reviewed this property |
Closest town is Highlands NC which according to Google Maps is 5 1/2 hours plus another 20 minutes.for Highlands to the Falls or rather for the total, right at 300 miles. At this time of year, a beautiful drive and the... More
9 September 2016|
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Response from Kathryn M | Reviewed this property |
I told my gps Dry Falls, Highlands NC and it brought me right to the waterfall. Highway 64 has 2 lanes and sharp winding curves. If you're heading from Highlands to Franklin the waterfall is on your left. There is 1 sign... More