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Bridal Veil Falls

Highlands, NC
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Easy to See

Located right along the road, this has to be one of the most accessible waterfalls anywhere. You no... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gene K
Salisbury, North Carolina
via mobile
Can no longer drive behind

This waterfall was no doing much the day we were there, and you can no longer drive behind it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Atlanta, 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 good27%
  • Average27%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located right along the road, this has to be one of the most accessible waterfalls anywhere. You no longer can drive behind the falls, but you can walk behind it. While not nearly as spectacular as nearby Dry Falls, it is pretty and wheelchair accessible.

Thank Gene K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This waterfall was no doing much the day we were there, and you can no longer drive behind it. Drive a bit further to Dry Falls for a better experience.

Thank deejaye60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a fun place to take pictures. You don't have to spend much time here, but it's neat to see the falls and get under them and look out. That's what makes some of the photos look cool. I heard Hunger Games shot near here....More

1  Thank mikki777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of the weaker falls we enjoyed but worth stopping. You can walk behind this one as well and get some great photos. Most walk across the road for pictures which could be dicey with children. Not a lot of parking, rather more...More

Thank havefunaway
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This “falls” is literally right by the highway so there’s no hike or walk involved. It’s not that impressive of a waterfall, but what makes it unique and cool is when the road BEHIND the waterfall is open. Then you can take some cool photos...More

Thank Gary A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This falls led us to a great falls right down the road called Dry Falls but on it's own merit it was disappointing for the hype I had read. As with all waterfalls how much water feeding it would be key. The falls is high...More

Thank SDeuker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bridal Veil Falls used to be quite spectacular. Water was gushing down and you could drive a vehicle or walk underneath the falls. For the past few month, the path is closed and there isn't much water falling down. However, it is located right beside...More

Thank Moiaussie
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

Falls but not much to see! Pretty but basic! You used to be able to drive under the falls but it was closed citing safety concerns while I was there!

Thank Kayla C
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome, longer hike to see but well worth it. Park in the lot marked high falls parking and walk to a short path over a covered bridge and then onward to a 2 mile east hike.

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

The drive-up nature (sometimes under when road is open) of these falls is what makes them unique. Totally accessible. Right off a scenic byway. (Picture included in this review.)

Thank rhdtravels
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28 July 2016|
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Response from rd0ran | Reviewed this property |
Totally free.
Lidia S
30 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
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!